SPRING '21 STUDENT FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS

 

Daniela Carmona. Daniela's project "Diversity at Siena" involves compiling information in charts regarding Siena's diverse population including faculty, staff and stduents.

 

David DaCosta. David’s project involves holding a campus-wide survey in regards to the introduction of minority-based college courses on campus.

 

Hamzah Khiati. Hamzah’s research project focuses on the presence and contributions of Spanish Muslims (Andalusians, Moriscos) in Algeria in the 16th century and 17th century (years 1500-1600).

 

Kiley Lenahan. Kiley’s research project focuses on the intersection of race, class, and justice on Rupaul’s Drag Race and the greater implications that has on the LGBTQ community.

 

Niki Patel. Niki’s project focuses on mental health, specifically geared towards adolescents and the age group of fifteen to sixteen-year-olds (9th and 10th graders).

 

Erin Spencer. Erin's project focuses on working in partnership with Albany Victory Gardens and its Urban Farmers Training Program as part of her senior capstone research process. 

 

Amir Taylor. Amir’s project is to develop interconnectedness and build relationships among students and staff at Siena College, as he explores race, intersectionality, and religious inclusivity.

FALL '20 STUDENT FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS

Roja Ebrahimi. Roja’s research project includes the development of a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the artists of the MENA region who work under censorship.

 

Deirdre McBreen. Deirdre’s research project focuses on the vendor development program for the Black Wealth Initiative, Nascent.

 

A'Livija Mullins-Richard. A'Livija’s research focuses on environmental issues that include climate refugees, black cooperative farming/indigenous practices, racism in fast fashion and veganism, and acts of racial injustice in communities of color.

 

Amir Taylor. Amir’s research project focuses on providing insight, knowledge, and education on the topic of race in America, and also race at Siena College.

 

Kiara Woodward. Kiara will invite Rachel Cargle, a public academic, writer, and lecturer who has done an extensive amount of activist and academic work on the intersection of race and womanhood, to Siena College.