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Grey Johnson ’22 is a Harvard College student studying linguistics with a secondary in translation studies. This summer, they are serving as a co-facilitator for the Summer of HOPE program, which hosts Boston Public School students for justice-focused workshops at seven Boston-area higher education institutions, including the Radcliffe Institute. In addition to reimagining the Radcliffe week of the program for its virtual format this summer, Johnson is a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow researching Black language and creole ontologies.
This summer, Oluwatobi (Tobi) I. Ariyo ’22, Mary Galstian ’22, and Sanjana Singh ’23 worked with Lucie E. White, the Louis A. Horvitz Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, as part of a Radcliffe Research Team. The group contributed to the project “Structural Determinants of COVID ‘Hot Spots,’” which aims to map areas with higher outbreaks of COVID-19, identify vulnerabilities, and devise interventions.
As a lead mentor for the Radcliffe Institute’s new Emerging Leaders Program, Shivani Aggarwal ’21 is working to create a leadership development and civic engagement curriculum that will connect local high school students to Harvard undergraduate mentors and the resources of Radcliffe and the Schlesinger Library. In addition to her role at Radcliffe, Aggarwal, whose classroom focus is integrative biology, is spending the summer conducting research on diversity and discrimination in the digital age as part of a Harvard Business School program.
Chika O. Okafor GSAS ’23 is a PhD candidate in economics at Harvard University. He earned a BA in economics (with honors) from Stanford University and a JD from Yale Law School, and he has also worked on local, national, and international policy initiatives, including with the Chicago Public Schools. With support from a Radcliffe Engaged grant, Okafor is studying the role of prosecutors in the US criminal justice system and their relationship to mass incarceration.