Alumni Fellows and Interns

2022 - 2023

  • Jane Robbins Mize black and white headshot

    Jane Robbins Mize

    Public Pedagogies Teaching Fellow

    Jane Robbins Mize is a writer, teacher, and literary scholar in Philadelphia. She is currently a doctoral candidate in English at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies late nineteenth- and twentieth-century North American literature and material culture.

2021 - 2022

  • Pooja Nayak in sweater and scarf standing under a tree

    Pooja Nayak

    PPEH Dissertation Completion Fellow

    Grad Fellow Alum
    Pooja Nayak is a Ph.D. candidate in South Asia Studies and Anthropology at Penn, with interests in how environments are made, the social worlds of science and technology practitioners, nature writing in Kannada, and public scholarship.

2021 - 2021

  • Faye Parker is facing the camera wearing a red sweater, arms crossed, leaning against a tree.

    Faye Parker

    College of Arts and Sciences

    PPEH Digital Engagement Intern Alum

    Faye Parker is a Junior in the College of Arts and Sciences from Swampscott, Massachusetts major

  • Mary Tuyetnhi Tran in an orange patterned shirt turns to face the camera, with their hand tucking hair behind their ear. They are in front of lush green foliage.

    Mary Tuyetnhi Tran

    College of Arts and Sciences

    PPEH Digital Engagement Intern

    Mary Tuyetnhi Tran is a rising sophomore in the College of Arts Sciences studying Science, Technology, and Society. She was born and raised in the sunny city of Orlando, Florida.

2020 - 2020

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    Zoë Affron

    College of Arts and Sciences

    PPEH Summer Public Research Intern

    I am a rising sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences studying English and Environmental Studies.

  • Isabelle Breier

    Isabelle Breier

    College of Arts and Sciences

    PPEH Summer Public Research Intern

    I am a senior double-majoring in HSOC (Disease and Society) and Medical Anthropology with a minor in English.

2020 - 2021

  • Daniel Cooper

    Daniel Cooper

    College of Arts and Sciences

    PPEH Public Research Intern

    Daniel Cooper is a senior in the College of Arts Sciences from South Jersey studying Environmental Science and English.

  • headshot of Santiago Cunial posing outside with blurred buildings and sky in the background

    Santiago Cunial

    Doctoral Candidate, Political Science

    PPEH Graduate Fellow
    Santiago Cunial is currently a PhD candidate in political science at the University of Pennsylvania, where he works on political incentives towards energy transitions in developing countries.
  • Portrait of Mikayla Golub

    Mikayla Golub

    College of Arts and Sciences

    PPEH Public Research Intern

    Mikayla Golub is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences. She is majoring in History with a World History concentration and minoring in Creative Writing. 

  • Connor Scarlett Hardy in a red shirt in front of greenery outside

    Connor Scarlett Hardy

    College of Arts and Sciences

    PPEH Public Research Intern

    Connor Hardy is a senior double majoring in Health & Societies and Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies.

  • Sherif H Ismail headshot

    Sherif H. Ismail

    Doctoral Candidate, Comparative Literature

    PPEH Graduate Fellow

    Sherif H. Ismail is a doctoral candidate in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at Penn.

  • photo of Davy Knittle in button down collared shirt and wearing glasses

    Davy Knittle

    Doctoral Candidate, English

    PPEH Graduate Fellow

    Davy Knittle (he/they) is a sixth-year Ph.D. candidate in English.