Oliver is a graduate student at SF State studying Communication Studies. They hold a BA also from SFSU in Liberal Studies/Education, and their research focuses on critical theory and the trajectory of trans activist movements. As a TA, they have taught public speaking and co-taught Transgender Communication Studies. They also coach the SFSU debate team.
Jess is a graduate student at CSU Chico pursuing a Master’s degree in Biological Anthropology with a focus on forensic anthropology. She has a BA from Boston University in Archaeology, and she is passionate about ethics and human rights issues. Jess is a TA in the Anthropology department, and in her free time, she practices photography and scientific illustration.
John is a graduate student at Fresno State with a background in Ecology, Agriculture, and Education. He's currently studying STEM education in marginalized and underrepresented groups, and he hopes to bring that experience to the Wildlife Branch in the Park Service to encourage outreach and increase the accessibility of the Natural World. John comes from a long line of California Union members, and Worker Rights are a high priority for him.
Robert is a graduate student, TA, and GA in the Department of Biology at CSU Northridge. His thesis research uses genetic data to understand where black-bellied slender salamanders are found in Southern California. Robert received a BA from Harvard College with a concentration in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and a secondary in Economics. Robert's pandemic activities have included learning to ride a skateboard and trying new recipes.
Gayathri is a graduate student pursing a Masters in Information Systems with a Business Analytics concentration at CSU Fullerton. She has worked as a GA in the Information Science and Decision Science department and has assisted several professor on research projects. During her free time, Gayathri likes traveling, gardening, and cooking.
Lark is a graduate student at CSU San Bernardino where she is pursuing a Masters in Public Administration. She currently holds an MA from CSUSB in Social Science and Globalization and a BA from CSUSB in Public and Oral History. Her fields of study have centered around comparative genocide and how genocides are memorialized through public history.
Andrea (she/they) is a graduate student at San Diego State University pursuing a Masters degree in Communication Studies. She currently holds a BA in Linguistics from SDSU. Their current research focuses on consent communication and identity navigation. In her free time, Andrea enjoys playing Dungeons & Dragons, listening to spooky podcasts, and drinking tea with her dog: Dr. Watson, MD (Magnificent Doggo).
Maxwell is a graduate student at San Diego State University pursuing a Masters degree in Communication Studies. He holds BAs from Texas Tech university in Political Science and History. His research focuses on the intersections of instructional and intercultural communication in higher education. In his free time, Maxwell likes to drink Topo Chico and read short stories.