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Edwards Center for Inclusive Excellence Fellows

Student Research Fellows AY 21/22

Dyneira Brown (Communication/Journalism)

Amanda Fucci (Communication/Journalism and Photography)

Sage Short (English)

Isaiah Davis (Intelligence)

Teryn Cuozzo (Musical Theater)

Yasmine Pugh (English)

Carol Jinier (Graphic Design)

Hailey Cornell (Music)

Rachel Huggins (Music Education)

***Complete profiles of each student can also be found at

Student Research Fellows AY 22/23 

Djani Blagburn (Communications; Sociology)

Teniia Brown (Dramatic Arts; New Media and Digital Culture)

Austin Bryant (Marine Science-Interdisciplinary Studies, degree in 3)

Gianna Casey (History; Journalism) 

Isaiah Cook (Theater Arts)

Celina DeCordova (Communication-Digital Culture and Design; Film)

Hannah Flick (Intelligence-Languages and Intercultural Studies; Psychology)

Ansley Gaffney (Music Education, Vocal)

Gabrielle Gee (Anthropology and Geography) 

Frederick Josties (Theater Arts; Language and Intercultural Studies)

Brooke McKenzie (Women and Gender Studies-Dramatic Arts; Political Science)

Max Scivetti (History)

Grey Thompson (Intelligence; Dramatic Arts and Criminology)

Student Research Fellow Commitments

Recruited Fall of AY. 

Training in interdisciplinary research and project development and promotion in Spring of first year as a Fellow.

Participation in one or more of the four activity groups created during training (community; social media; images, videos and photography; writing and concept development)

Weekly participation in meetings and fireside chats. 

Co-development of and participation in Faculty Fellow projects.

Presentations, including overview of the Center activities to UNIV 110 students.

Faculty Research Fellows

(Two-year commitment. year one: active project development; year two: serve as committee for next year’s planning/selection)

Dr. Elizabeth Baltes |

Dr. Eric Schultz  |

Dr. Wendy Weinhold  |

Faculty Fellow Commitments

Year One:

- Team teaching HFA 190: Global Issues, Local Communities: “Narratives of  Democracy” (AY 21/22).

- Development of projects with significant involvement of student Research Fellows throughout the AY.

- Installations and performances in Fall and Spring semesters, with community involvement.

Year Two:

- Participation on selection committee (fellows; and theme).

- Feedback on student Research Fellows.

- Report on project outcomes.

Student Research Fellows Interaction:

Lunch/fireside chats weekly (overview of projects with shared reading; progress updates as projects progress).

Student Fellows actively integrated into project planning development.

Directed partnering with student Fellows as projects progress.


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