Joe Danks (Mayflower scholar)

Joe Danks is a percussionist, songwriter, singer and composer from Carlton, and is the 2020 Mayflower Scholar. An accomplished multi-instrumentalist and busy performer and educator, Joe will be researching and recording folk music and dance connected with The Mayflower Pilgrims alongside direct descendants in the US. You can contact me at JoeDanks@rooseveltscholarship.org and on Mayflower matters at […]

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Rachel Armitage

Rachel Armitage will be travelling to the USA to investigate voter registration and democratic engagement activities in advance of the 2016 Presidential Election. Having worked in democratic and community engagement for over a year, Rachel is now employed as the Electoral Services Engagement Officer at Nottingham City Council with a remit to increase democratic participation […]

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Elisia Denton

Elisia graduated from the University of Lincoln with a first Class BA Honours degree in Accountancy and Finance. Her time in the US focussed on researching different entrepreneurial ecosystems with a particular emphasis on social enterprises and sources of finance.

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Sarah Edwards

Sarah Edwards works for the Driving Standards Agency and researched the way in which drivers were trained and tested in the US to learn / improve how it is done in the UK. Sarah covered 4500 miles and visited 13 states during her eight week visit and maintained a blog throughout her travels. Sarah lives in Beeston.

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