Penn senior, Philadelphia native awarded Rhodes Scholarship

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A senior at the University of Pennsylvania was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford.

Anea Moore is one of 32 American Rhodes Scholars selected from a candidate pool of 880 students.

Moore is majoring in sociology and urban studies with a concentration in law and a minor in African studies.

While at Oxford, Moore plans to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy degree in evidence-based social intervention and policy evaluation.

Eventually she wants to engage in public service.back here in Philadelphia.

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