Hilary Tackie is a PhD candidate in Comparative Human Development and Institute of Education Sciences Fellow. Her research interests focus on developing schools into supportive and empowering environments, particularly for students of color and queer students, by examining educational experiences, opportunities for identity development, and sources of belonging in schools. She is a proud native of Northern New Jersey and a member of local intergenerational women’s choir. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tien-Tien Jong is a PhD student in the Department of Cinema & Media Studies with a certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies. Her research interests include the history of musical and dancing automatons; representations of artificial intelligence in fiction and film; the mapping of biological categories onto technology; animation; and children’s films. In her spare time, she tries to keep an array of strange houseplants alive and plays with an evil cat. Her favorite places to see movies in Chicago are the Music Box Theatre and Doc Films. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Eilin Rafael Pérez is a PhD candidate in History at the University of Chicago. He is passionate about building and maintaining support networks, learning through visual and oral storytelling, and expanding educational access to communities outside of traditional academic settings. A native of Flushing, Queens, he sneaks peeks of New York Mets games between bouts of research and writing about Korea and the decolonizing world. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.