Current Fellows

Minji Kim

Mechanical Engineering
Entering Year: 2015

Minji is a PhD candidate in mechanical engineering. Originally from Daegu, South Korea, she has been studying in the United States for 8 years. Minji graduated from Franklin and Marshall College with a degree in physics.

Ellen Rice

Medicine
Entering Year: 2015

Ellen is an MD candidate. She is from Minnesota and graduated from Harvard University, where she studied mathematics and statistics. 

Wint Hnin

Computer Science
Entering Year: 2015

Wint is a PhD candidate in computer science and hasn't yet decided what her particular area of research will be. She is an international student, from Myanmar, and graduated from Cornell College with a BA in computer science.

Shawntelle Fisher

Social Work
Entering Year: 2015

Shawntelle is a dual Master candidate in Social Work and Divinity (from Eden Theological Seminary). Her area of research is Youth and Families with an emphasis on the school-to-prison pipeline as it relates to the family structure.

Kari Varner

Visual Art
Entering Year: 2015

Kari is an MFA candidate in the Visual Arts program at the Sam Fox School. She earned her BFA in electronic media arts design from the University of Denver, and is originally from Kansas City, Kansas.

Anna Arnaud

Medicine
Entering Year: 2015

Anna is originally from Monett, Missouri, and graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in biomedical engineering before entering medical school in 2015.  In her spare time, she enjoys playing the piano, hiking, reading, and travelin

Shanea Turner-Smith

Social Work
Entering Year: 2015

Shanea is a MSW candidate in the social and economic development (domestic) concentration. Her area of research will focus on affordable housing advocacy for individuals who have experienced homelessness.

Kaitlyn Faries

Chemistry
Entering Year: 2013

Kaitlyn received her BS in biology and BA in chemistry (summa cum laude) from the University of Missouri in 2008. Kaitlyn joined Prof.

Olivia Marcucci

Education
Entering Year: 2013

Olivia spent her formative years in York, Pennsylvania. After a brief stopover at Harvard for her undergraduate years and a briefer stop in Istanbul for a graduate study fellowship, Olivia arrived at Washington University in St. Louis.

Elissa Bullion

Anthropology
Entering Year: 2012

Elissa is pursuing her PhD in anthropology with a focus on archaeology. She grew up in eastern Massachusetts, and graduated from Middlebury College in Vermont.

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