Aydelotte Student Research Fellows work to support the ongoing research projects of the Foundation and undertake guided independent research projects of their own.
Ray ’24 is a senior studying Medical Anthropology with a minor in Educational Studies. His interests include medical education and sexual health advocacy, as well as building equitable access in those areas. In his free time, Ray likes to watch TV shows and movies he has already seen.
Reuben Kadushin ’25 is a junior pursuing an honors special major in Political Sociology and a minor in Black Studies. His academic interests include Marxism, the late work of W.E.B Du Bois, and World-Systems Analysis. In his free time, he enjoys reading, listening to music, and spending time with friends.
Prerna ’26 is a sophomore studying education and engineering. Her interests include STEM education and human centered design. In her free time you can find her curled up with a book, playing board games with friends, or bargain hunting at a local thrift store!
Mariam ’24 is a senior from Karachi, Pakistan double majoring in English Literature and French & Francophone Studies. As an Aydelotte Fellow, she is interested in investigating the public role of higher education institutions, and fine-tuning her skills in data analysis and podcast production. In her free time, which is a scarce resource, you can find her Lindy hopping in Rittenhouse Square, relishing Jeni’s ice cream, or dreaming about her semester abroad in Paris.
Larissa is a senior from Tokyo, Japan pursuing an Honors Anthropology major and Art history minor. Her interests include immigration, art in colonial times, and food. In her free time, you’ll find her cooking, running, or exploring restaurants.
Kyle ‘25 is double-majoring in Political Sociology and Black Studies on the Pre-law track. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, reading political theory, and finding new music.
Nina ’24 is a literature and computer science double major. They are interested in the role that human-computer interaction, information culture, and accessible web design play in shaping higher education.