Simone Hanebaum came to SFU in 2009 as an undergraduate after spending two years studying the International Baccalaureate at the United World College of the Adriatic in northern Italy. Graduating with the Gold Medal and the Stephen MacIntyre Book Prize in History, she was awarded her BA with Distinction in History, with a minor in Archaeology, in 2012.
Simone stayed at SFU for graduate studies in early modern English history under the supervision of Dr. John Craig. Her thesis examined Thomas Bentley’s ‘Monumentes of Antiquities’ manuscript and she received her MA in History in 2014. After a year working as the researcher on the FASS Faculty Biography project, she is now a Ph.D. student in History at the University of Cambridge, UK.