Blog post #2: The Value of Interdisciplinary Research

I really enjoyed going through all my cohort’s individual posts and reading more about their projects. One of the most attractive features of the Brackenridge fellowship is that it provides a community of scholars from the most unique of academic interests. Coming into the fellowship, I was worried whether my project would seem unconventional next…

When Empathy Meets Politics

Hi everyone! My name is Yamini Yepuri, I am a rising sophomore, and I intend on majoring in Psychology and minoring in Gender, Sexuality, and Women studies. For my project, I am using the Dick Thornburgh Papers, an archive created through a collaboration between the University Honors College and the Dick Thornburgh Forum for Public…