Aydelotte Student Research Fellows work to support the ongoing research projects of the Foundation and undertake guided independent research projects of their own.
Whitney is a sophomore from Wilmington, DE. She is interested in studying Sociology, Black Studies, and Economics. In her free time, she loves to sing, watch YouTube, play video games, and shoot around with a basketball. Whitney is a huge fan of the Harry Potter series and hot chocolate.
Rachel Lapides ‘22.5 is an Honors English major and Psychology minor. Her interests include poetry, plants, and trying to find ways to be a good and happy person.
Aidan McKay is a junior studying sociology and interpretation theory. His research interests include mass surveillance/surveillance capitalism, the history of Irish Republicanism, and the work of the Frankfurt School. In his free time he enjoys reading, playing the NYT crossword, and trying to map the security cameras on Swarthmore’s campus.
Sophia Peterson ’23 is studying Political Science and Arabic. Her interests include the relationship between political behavior and identity, deconstructing nationalist narratives of America, and survey design. In her free time, she enjoys reading poetry and perusing the Arabic-English dictionary.
Annie Ping ’24 is interested in the social sciences, including economics, sociology, anthropology, and psychology. She loves music and plays the flute, piccolo, guzheng, and dizi. In her free time, she is probably rewatching/rereading The Untamed, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and Money Heist.