Nancy Derr Polin

Born in Boston, Nancy Derr Polin taught English as a foreign language for 27 years at the prestigious semiprivate Ecole Alsacienne in Paris.

Latest by Nancy Derr Polin in Chronicles

  • College, Diversity, and the Middle Class
    September 2015

    College, Diversity, and the Middle Class

    When my father died, I was eight years old, the third of four children. Mother repeatedly made it clear that if we wanted to go to college like our parents—and we must—we would have to study hard to obtain scholarships.

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