• Barnard College (Columbia University) 2011, Magna Cum Laude


  • Tracking the transforming relationship between literary depictions of madness and scientific understandings of mental illness
  • How female authors in post-colonial and post-Soviet states reclaim a “mad voice,” and what effect this has on gender politics and treatment of mentally ill


Field of Interest

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Additional Information

  • Co-founder of the Women’s Graduate Student Association, which advocates for women in graduate studies and organizes events addressing issues from sexual harassment to job negotiation.
  • Member of the Graduate Student Caucus. She collaborates with fellow graduate student leaders to work with Vice Chancellor Jerry Kang and continue UCLA’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.