Polygence mentors

Polygence mentors are selected based on their exceptional academic background, teaching experience, and unique ability to inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers and industry leaders

Kimmy

Kimmy

MS

Expertise

Artificial Intelligence, Statistics, Data Science, Poetry.

Phillip

Phillip

MFA candidate

Expertise

Creative Writing, Law, English, Philosophy

Benjamin

Benjamin

PhD candidate

Expertise

Computer science, artificial intelligence, computer vision, medical image analysis, reinforcement learning, simulation, scientific visualization, Python package development

Chloris

Chloris

MS candidate

Expertise

Research methods; General psychology; Social cognition; Developmental psychology; Theatre; Music composition; Film; Graphic design

Brooke

Brooke

MFA

Expertise

Creative Writing, Journalism, Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Memoir, Screenwriting, Playwriting, Composition, Literary Analysis, Pop Culture / Media / Art Commentary and Criticism

Benjamin

Benjamin

MFA

Expertise

Cinematic arts, filmmaking, screenwriting, film directing, film editing, producing.

Anna Jayne

Anna Jayne

PhD candidate

Expertise

Performance Studies, Critical Dance Studies, Anthropology, Ethnography, Arts and Justice

Annalea

Annalea

MSW Master of Social Welfare candidate

Expertise

Community Health, violence prevention, trauma, poverty, social inequality, research methods, health sciences, social work, health, policy, government, community organizing, social justice, social advocacy, psychology, healthcare

Rose

Rose

MS

Expertise

Comparative religion, drama and esl education, cultural experiences, Ed tech

Sarah

Sarah

MFA candidate

Expertise

Filmmaking (directing, cinematography), screenwriting, film analysis

Jasmine

Jasmine

PhD candidate

Expertise

neuroscience, psychology, cognitive sciences, anthropology, public policy, sociology, public health

Mark

Mark

MFA

Expertise

Formalistic poetics, activist journalism, music journalism, ekphrastic writing, artistic action/reaction

Luisa

Luisa

PhD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience, neurobiology, psychology, neurophysiology, brain plasticity, neuroanatomy, methods in neuroscience, animal research, psychobiology, critical thinking, science communication, mental health, anxiety, depression, stress, impostor syndrome, and dance

Amira

Amira

MFA

Expertise

App Design, Design Research, Design History, Visual and Graphic Design, Drawing, Creative Writing, Watercolor Painting, Sculpture, Contemporary Art History, Bookmaking, Printmaking

Theodore

Theodore

MSE candidate

Expertise

Biophysics, Robotics, Mechanical Engineering, Quantum Physics, General Physics, Physical computing

Rebecca

Rebecca

MFA

Expertise

Ceramics, sculpture, photography, calligraphy, Arabic, Middle Eastern cinema

Vilija

Vilija

MA candidate

Expertise

Psychology

Matthew

Matthew

Industry expert

Expertise

Film Production and Cinematography

Carissa

Carissa

Industry expert

Expertise

Astrophysics, Physics, Mathematics, Photography, Art

Gillian

Gillian

MS

Expertise

arts, math (up to calculus), chemistry, biology