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

Evan

Evan

MS candidate

Expertise

Machine Learning, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, NLP, Psychology, Cognitive Science

Rebecca

Rebecca

MFA

Expertise

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

CB

CB

MS candidate

Expertise

Sports Analytics

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)

Suzie

Suzie

MFA

Expertise

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

Sophia

Sophia

Industry expert

Expertise

Cognitive Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, Psychology, Political Science, Multiculturalism, Human Rights, Restorative Practices, Anti-Racism

Sarah

Sarah

MPhil

Expertise

Classics, Latin, Ancient Greek, Late Antiquity, Early Religions, Early Christian Church, Animal Behaviour, Ancient Philosophy, Literature

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

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)

Vahid

Vahid

MFA

Expertise

Creative Writing, Short Stories, Novels, Poetry, Sustainability, Renewable Energy, and Engineering ,

Brooke

Brooke

MFA

Expertise

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

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

Karl

Karl

Industry expert

Expertise

Computer Science and Linguistics

Katana

Katana

MA candidate

Expertise

Creative writing –– Poetry & Fiction; English Literature; Composition and Rhetoric; Bookmaking

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

Sarah

Sarah

PhD

Expertise

Classics, Archaeology, Greek or Roman History, Latin, Art History

Jeffrey

Jeffrey

PhD candidate

Expertise

Machine Learning

Jessica

Jessica

MFA

Expertise

Travel writing, food writing, Irish poetry, travel literature, longform journalism

Lulie

Lulie

PhD

Expertise

Anthropology and Ethnography, Religion and Society, Theater, Literature, Italian and French