Where did you complete your Undergraduate Studies?
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
What degree are you working toward?
I am pusuing a PhD in Religious Studies. My focus is Religion in the Americas and a minor in Judaic Studies.
Why did you choose graduate school at IU Bloomington?
I chose graduate school at IU Bloomington because I was excited to work with faculty who are dedicated to interdisciplinary, culturally contextual approaches to religious studies; to gain teaching experience and learn pedagogical methodologies in our field; and to join a vibrant intellectual community and grow as a scholar of religion.
What's been your favorite academic accomplishment since you've been here?
I am just starting at IU Bloomington this Fall, so my favorite academic accomplishment so far has been getting accepted! I am also very grateful for receiving the Borns Jewish Studies Program Graduate Fellowship in my first year.
What do you enjoy most about life in Bloomington?
I am still in the process of moving and getting to know Bloomington, but so far I have really enjoyed being able to walk everywhere, especially coming from Atlanta. I am also looking forward to exploring all of the nature and state parks in the area.
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