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

Rebecca

Rebecca

MFA

Expertise

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

Yael

Yael

PhD candidate

Expertise

sexuality education; social determinants of health; organizing/equity work/leadership skills/social change work; (experience with comparative literature, Spanish as a language, and publishing)

Zoë

Zoë

MA

Expertise

Spanish, English, language/linguistics, activism, Latin American culture/food/literature, flora and fauna, alpinism

Jin

Jin

PhD candidate

Expertise

Reading; Creative Writing; Literary analysis; French literature; Chinese literature; Comparative Literature; Cultural Studies

Sydnie

Sydnie

PhD candidate

Expertise

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

Perry

Perry

Industry expert

Expertise

AI ethics, political science, international relations, historical linguistics, economics, law, data analytics, creative writing, the Middle East, history, algorithmic fairness, civil rights

Hunter

Hunter

PhD

Expertise

History; Religion; Islamic Studies; History of the Middle East; History of South Asia; Issues in Science and Religion; the History of Philosophy; Science and Technology Studies (STS)

Dilyara

Dilyara

PhD candidate

Expertise

Middle East, Russian history, Islam, colonialism, legal studies, law, world history, European history,

Simran

Simran

JD candidate

Expertise

Law; Psychology; Business

Kristin

Kristin

PhD candidate

Expertise

Social Sciences, Sociology, Education, Public Policy, Social Psychology, Statistics

Ellis

Ellis

PhD candidate

Expertise

Iberian and Latin American literatures and cultures, contemporary activism and social movements, humor studies, literary analysis, cultural studies, urban studies, creative writing

AJ

AJ

PhD candidate

Expertise

Journalism (reporting, multimedia, publishing, editing), French, Arabic, contemporary Arabic culture, international relations, international political economy, creative writing (novella, short story, haiku), photography, history of post-world war Europe and Middle East

Maria Paula

Maria Paula

MS candidate

Expertise

Human Computer Interaction, UX Research, Psychology, Educational Technology for Second Language Learners, AI Literacy, AI Ethics

Meina

Meina

MSE

Expertise

Entrepreneurship, Bioengineering, Medical devices, IP, Languages

Mackenzie

Mackenzie

MS candidate

Expertise

Environmental Sciences (agriculture, plant biology, ecology, etc), Arts - dance or creative writing, Business Topics, and Sustainability of environmental, social, and economic topics

Martín

Martín

MS candidate

Expertise

Biomedical Engineering, Tissue Engineering, Regenerative medicine and Biomaterial Science. I have some basic level of Mathematical Modeling and continue to expand my knowledge in the field.

Jennifer

Jennifer

PhD candidate

Expertise

linguistics sociolinguistics, phonetics, phonology, data science

Mian

Mian

PhD

Expertise

Public Policy, Social Science, Worldview/Interfaith, Higher Education, Student Loans, Intercultural Communication, Area Studies (East Asian), Language studies (Chinese)

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

PhD

Expertise

European and Middle East History, Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, French Literature,

Cathy

Cathy

MS

Expertise

Business, Living and working abroad, Building Businesses, Management