Obiageri Amaechi is a third-year student from San Francisco, CA, who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in Psychology with a focus in Social Psychology and a certificate in Global Health Policy. As a Mellon Mays Residential Associate, her research interests are in the field of Medical Anthropology and center around using an interdisciplinary approach to explore health disparities, social determinants of health, and cultural competency.
Leopoldo Solis is a third-year Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow from Tucson, AZ, who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in History with a focus on modern Latin America and a certificate in Latin American studies. His research interests are primarily focused on the formation of Latin American constitutional republics in the 19th century, specifically intellectual histories of the Latin American nation and the process of exclusion of marginalized groups from the process of state-formation, as well as the development of racial caste and exclusion in Latin American states.
Suraj Kushwaha is a third-year student at Princeton University, studying a self-designed curriculum for an independent major in Postcolonial Environmental Studies. His research interests center around South Asian languages, culture, and history. He has lived and studied in India for two years, first on Princeton’s Bridge Year Program in Varanasi and later on a Boren Scholarship for intensive Hindi language study in Jaipur and Mussoorie.