Masoomeh Faghankhani

Masoomeh Faghankhani

Graduate Student Research Assistant, Brown School, Public Health Department

Mental, behavioral, and social health
Women's mental health
Psychosis
Psychosocial stress
War-torn women
Middle East
Public health
Evidence-based Medicine
Knowledge Translation

Jeanne Rosine Abomo Edou

Jeanne Rosine Abomo Edou

Graduate Student, Hispanic studies and comparative literature

Afrofuturism
Afrorealism
Afropolitanism
Amefricanity
Critical Race Theory
Cultural Theory
Post-apocalyptic Era
Post-colonial Theory
Post-human Era

Karla Aguilar Velazquez

Karla Aguilar Velazquez

Hispanic Studies PhD Student, Romance Languages and Literatures & Museum Educator at the Kemper and the Pulitzer Museum, Curator at the Center of Creative Arts (COCA)

Afro-spirituality
Folklore
Hispanic Caribbean
Memory Studies
Museum Studies
National histories
Witchcraft

Charles Alba

Charles Alba

PhD Student, Division of Computational & Data Sciences

Socio-economic factors
Public health outcomes
Big data
AI

Valencia Alvarez

Valencia Alvarez

Graduate Student, Brown School

Community Activism
Health Equity
Human Rights
Immigrant Health
Latin America
Social Justice
Social Work

Rebecca Amonor

Rebecca Amonor

Graduate Student, English and American Literature

African Diaspora
African American
Black Feminist Geography
Contemporary novels
Digital Humanities
Ethnicity and Migration

Maegan B. Arney

Maegan B. Arney

Doctoral Student, Education

Collective Expertise
Distributed Cognition
Intersectional Identity
Team Performance

SynClaire Arthur

SynClaire Arthur

Doctoral Student, Psychological & Brain Science

Adolescents
Black/African American
Education
Identity
Social Justice
Sociopolitical Development
Trauma

Jihye Baek

Jihye Baek

PhD Student, Brown School

Aging in place
Loneliness and social isolation
Minority older adults
Social and health service integration
Technology in aging

David  Balmaceda

David Balmaceda

Doctoral Candidate in Applied Linguistics | Graduate Certificate in Higher Education | Former Fulbright Grantee 2013-2015

Applied Linguistics
Gender and Second Language Enrollment
Language and Education
Language and Global or Transnational Mobility
Language Acquisition and Use
Language Program Development

Anj Barrett

Anj Barrett

PhD Student, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Cognitive development
Social cognition
Race and ethnicity
Social learning
Epistemic Trust

Jennifer Beatty

Jennifer Beatty

Doctoral Student, Psychological and Brain Sciences

bias
bias reduction
bias regulation
defensiveness
discrimination
emotion regulation
prejudice
racism
stereotyping
stigma
quantitative methods

Daria Berman

Daria Berman

PhD Candidate, History

Critical Race Theory
Cultural Flows and History
Diaspora
Ethnicity and Migration
Gender
Law
Religion

Cilka Bidwell

Cilka Bidwell

PhD Student, Sociology

Children of Immigrants
Filipino Americans
Intimate Partnerships

Marc Blanc

Marc Blanc

Graduate Student, English and American Literature

African American literature
Midwestern regionalism
Print culture studies/history of the book
Radical and left-wing movements

Ri'enna Boyd

Ri'enna Boyd

PhD Student, Brown School/Public Health

Community-Engaged Research
Intervention Research
Mixed-Methods
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health
Reproductive Justice

Kyria Brown

Kyria Brown

PhD Student, Social Work

Birth work
Family Regulation System abolition
Liberatory harm reduction
Perinatal harm reduction
Perinatal substance use
Relational Cultural Theory
Reproductive justice

Jay Buchanan

Jay Buchanan

Graduate Student, Art History and Archaeology

Critical poetics
Feminist and queer theory
Network aesthetics
Modern and contemporary art
Political history (US and Latin America since 1850)
Queer-of-color critique

Diana Castellanos

Diana Castellanos

Doctoral Student, Occupational Therapy

Early exposure to healthcare careers
Educational inclusion
Diversity
Mentorship Developing

Rajnesh Chakrapani

Rajnesh Chakrapani

PhD Student, Comparative Literature

Immigration and Migration
Social Justice
Translation
Gender
Speculative Archive
Diasporic Writing
Documentary Poetics

Varun Chandrasekhar

Varun Chandrasekhar

PhD Student, Music

African-American Studies
Black Modernism
Existentialism
Jazz
Music Theory
Phenomenology

Sneha Chaturvedi

Sneha Chaturvedi

MD/PhD Student, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences

Education
Equity
Gender
Medicine
Neurodevelopment
Sex differences

Mayah Clayton

Mayah Clayton

MPH Student, Brown School

Black flight
Criminal justice
Health disparities
Mental health
Social policy
Structural racism
Woman's health

Kaché Claytor

Kaché Claytor

PhD Candidate, Romance Languages and Literatures, Hispanic Studies

Jacquelyn Coats

Jacquelyn Coats

Doctoral Student, Social Work

Black feminism
Discrimination
Health disparities
Racism
Social determinants of health
Social gerontology
Stress

Akilah Collins-Anderson

Akilah Collins-Anderson

PhD Student, Public Health Sciences

Chronic Disease
Dissemination & Implementation Science
Health Education
Mental & Behavioral Health Disparities
Social Determinants of Health

Philesha Colquitt

Philesha Colquitt

Doctoral Student, Arts and Sciences/Anthropology

Anthropology
Black Feminist Theory
Queer Theory
Rural Studies
Sexuality Studies
Southern Studies

Cristina Correa

Cristina Correa

Phd Student, Comparative Literature- International Writers Track

Caribbean
Creative-critical
Diaspora
Ecocriticism
Grief
Latine
Poetics

Drew  Crenshaw

Drew Crenshaw

PhD Student, Brown School

Built environment
Climate Change & Health
Commnunity-engaged Research
Food Security
Health Policy
Urban Health

Edward Delali Darku

Edward Delali Darku

Doctor, Brown School

Ethnicity
Health disparities
Obesity
Public health
Race
Socioeconomic factors
Weight gain
Chronic Diseases
Metabolic Syndrome

JJ Degner-Lopez

JJ Degner-Lopez

PhD Student, Art History and Archaeology

Art History
Chinese Art
Colonial Latin America
Early Modern Studies
Ming Dynasty

Paige DeVos

Paige DeVos

PhD Student, Anthropology

Archaeological Ethics
Archaeology
Atlantic World
Colonialism
Foodways
West Africa
Zooarchaeology

Abraham Diaz

Abraham Diaz

Master of Architecture, Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts

Affirmative Abolitionism
Architecture
Architecture Theory
Carcerality
Trauma-informed

Alex DiChristofano

Alex DiChristofano

PhD Student, Division of Computational & Data Sciences

Algorithmic fairness and bias
Data science
Housing
Machine learning
Resource allocation

Grace Drake

Grace Drake

Doctoral Student, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Confronting Bias
Inclusion & Belonging
Heterosexism
Perceptions of Allyship
Prejudice Reduction
Racism
Sexism

Rebecca Dudley

Rebecca Dudley

Graduate Student, Anthropology

Capitalism
Environmental Anthropology
Historical Anthropology
Industrial Agriculture
Memory
Slavery
The U.S. South

Helen Etya'ale

Helen Etya'ale

PhD Student, Brown School

Equitable health access
Equitable health service delivery
Community engagement
Health systems strengthening
Dissemination and implementation science

Laura Evers

Laura Evers

PhD Student, English and American Literature

20th century African American Autobiographies and Novels
Documentary Film
Documentary Poetics
Intermediality/multimodality
Pedagogical Practices
Visual Culture

Yamile Ferreira

Yamile Ferreira

PhD Student, Romance Languages and Literature

Ethnicity and Migration
Feminist Theory
Gender and Sexuality
History of Education
Intellectual Women
Print Culture

Franzi Finkenstein

Franzi Finkenstein

PhD Student, German; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Feminist & Queer Theory and Methodology
Gender & Sexuality
German-Jewish Studies
Life Writing
Literary Criticism
Mobility & Migration
Performance

Sara Flores

Sara Flores

PhD Student, English

Ethnicity and Migration
Latine/x Literature
Multiethnic American Literature
Popular Culture
Religion and Identity Formation

Milena Franco-Silva

Milena Franco-Silva

PhD Student, Brown School

Active Mobility
Built Environment
Health Disparities
Livability
Urban Health

Charlotte Fressilli

Charlotte Fressilli

PhD Student, English Department

20th/21st American literature
Italian American Literature and Film
Memory Studies
Narratives of Harm
Grievance
Whiteness
White Ethnicity

Danae Gaytan

Danae Gaytan

Graduate Student, Educational Psychology

Belonging
Critical Race Theory
Latinos
Motivation
Higher Education

Nayive Gaytán

Nayive Gaytán

Graduate Student, Arts & Sciences / Hispanic Studies

Environmental History
Latin America
Popular Culture
Social Movements

Amarnath  Ghosh

Amarnath Ghosh

Graduate Student, Arts and Sciences-Performing Arts Department

Growth
Evolution
Bond
Explore
Attribute
Humanity
Empathy

Raul Gierbolini

Raul Gierbolini

PhD Student, Public Health Sciences, Brown School

Dissemination & Implementation Science
Health Equity
Latin America
Physical Activity

 

 

 

Miguel Hernandez-Rovira

Miguel Hernandez-Rovira

Physician-Patient Race Concordance
Health Care Access
Healthcare Disparities
Social determinants of health

Dominque Horton

Dominque Horton

PhD Student, Brown School

African American families
Anti-racism pedagogy
K-12 Education Policy, Equity, and Outcomes
Racism and Poverty
Social Work Education
Culturally Responsive Practice

John Daniel Ibembe

John Daniel Ibembe

Graduate Student, Anthropology

Gender
Sexuality
Sexual Geographies
Mobility
Risk