Rebecca A. Lippman received an MPhil in Latin American Studies from the University of Cambridge in 2010. Her doctoral research considers the relationship between 20th century South American literature and the global market for the agricultural extraction of raw materials such as rubber, sugar, coffee and petroleum. Currently a Student Affairs Adviser at the UCLA Scholarship Resource Center, Rebecca leads workshops and mentors UCLA students who are interested in applying for private scholarships, fellowships and grants to decrease debt and fund the pursuit of higher education. Rebecca’s research has been funded by the Cambridge Trusts, the U.S. Department of Education’s Foreign Language Area Studies Program, The Fulbright Program, and UCLA Graduate Division.


  • Music History 12W (Winters 2014 & 2015) “Writing About Music” with Professor Nina Eidsheim