Annabelle Arbogast is a doctoral student in social gerontology with an M.A. in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She helped coordinate the inaugural conference of the North American Network in Aging Studies at Miami University in 2015. Her current research explores gender, aging, embodiment, and narrative care.
Jacob Beard is a graduate student from Kansas City, Missouri. He received his B.A. from Northwest Missouri State University in history and philosophy. His research focuses on perceptions of madness in Russian culture, including the persecution of the allegedly mad philosopher Pyotr Chaadaev.
Heather Burich is a sophomore honors student from Deerfield, Illinois, majoring in history and minoring in art history. Her academic interests include European cultural history, especially nineteenth-century romanticism. She has been a Humanities Research Apprentice and hopes to pursue a career in museum curation.
Kinsey Cantrell is a junior from Columbus, Ohio, pursuing majors in creative writing and English literature and a minor in Italian. In the fall of 2016, she will begin work on her M.A. in Creative Writing through Miami's B.A./M.A. program. Her academic interests include the intersections of mental and physical heath; the philosophy of happiness; and postmodern literature.
Abigail Goldman is a senior international studies and French major from Centerville, Ohio. Her academic interests include colonialism, globalization, and the rights of immigrants and refugees. She has received academic scholarships in Arabic, French and International Studies. In the summer of 2016, she interned for the European Grassroots Antiracist Movement in Paris.
Andrew Hofmann is a senior English literature and creative writing double major from Oxford, Ohio. A recent Undergraduate Summer Scholar and Luxembourg Summer Institute participant, his research interests include documentary poetics, ecocriticism, posthumanism, and the role of literature in the public sphere.
Daniel T. McClurkin is a senior from Youngstown, Ohio with majors in English, anthropology, and classical humanities As a 2015 Undergraduate Summer Scholar, he conducted research on religious identity in Northern Ireland. His primary research interests include early modern pastoral poetry, articulations of melancholy, and the works of John Milton.
Sally Wolf is a junior honors student with majors in psychology and French and minors in political science and art history. Her interests include child psychology and the intersections of the arts and mental health. She has served as a teaching assistant in developmental psychology, and she recently studied in Geneva, Switzerland.