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

Brooke

Brooke

MFA

Expertise

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

Mark

Mark

MFA

Expertise

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

Kira

Kira

MA candidate

Expertise

Poetry, Creative Writing, Literary Analysis, Linguistics

Quantum

Quantum

PhD

Expertise

mechanical engineering (thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluids). entrepreneurship (cleantech, social enterprise).

Chezy

Chezy

MFA candidate

Expertise

Literature, English, (U.S.) History, Essay Writing, Creative Writing (or anything creative!), Mental Health, Psychology

Margaret

Margaret

MA

Expertise

Geology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Biology, World Mythology, Theater Design, Education

Sydnie

Sydnie

PhD candidate

Expertise

Classics, Ancient Greek, Women in Antiquity, Greco-Roman Mythology, Magic and Witchcraft in Antiquity

Sarah

Sarah

MFA candidate

Expertise

English Literature, Creative Writing (multimedia)

Jack

Jack

PhD candidate

Expertise

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Education, Queer Theory, Memoir, Literacy Studies, Performance Studies, Intersectionality, Critical Theory, Feminism, Postcolonial literature, Feminist literature, Media studies

Chelsea

Chelsea

PhD candidate

Expertise

Art History, French and Francophone literature and poetry, English literature, Cultural Studies, Sensory Studies, Creative Writing

Waleed

Waleed

PhD

Expertise

Politics; politics of the middle east; politics and religion; religion; politics and Islam; colonialism

chloe

chloe

MFA candidate

Expertise

artist research projects, experimental or documentary film (not fiction film), poetry (particularly ecopoetics or documentary poetics), creative essay, environmental arts (especially having to do with mushrooms, water, toxicity), image / text work, oral history and documentary interview techniques

Rishika

Rishika

MFA

Expertise

Literature, Creative Writing, Poetry, Comparative Literature, Translation, Gender Studies, Mathematics

Suzie

Suzie

MFA

Expertise

Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Creative Writing, Documentary Film, Adapting materials into films or musicals, Gender Studies, Law, Philosophy, Journalism

Jeffry

Jeffry

MA

Expertise

Filmmaking, particularly the story structure psychosocial, mythological and historical underpinnings of great masterworks.

Lawrence

Lawrence

MS candidate

Expertise

Game Design, Narrative Writing/Design, Poetry, Comic Writing

Brian

Brian

M.D. candidate

Expertise

Narrative Medicine, Creative Non-Fiction, Immunology, Biology