Past QSIDE Fellows

QSIDE relies on our network of innovative, talented and dedicated individuals to enable us to achieve our goals. See who has helped us reach where we are today!

Emma Bartle

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Emma Bartle is a rising senior at Hamilton College, pursuing a double major in biology and mathematics. She tutors students from Clinton High School, and plans to enter the field of research.

Kendra Brenya

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Kendra Brenya is a rising Junior at Williams College. As a political science major concentrating in race and gender, she aims to pursue a career that uses political activism and public policy to create progressive change for marginalized groups while educating society on pressing issues.  Kendra aims to execute her Media Management Intern position by spreading the organization’s mission through means of modern communication.

Thomas Callahan

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Thomas Callahan is a Junior at Swarthmore College where he is working on a bachelor of arts degree while majoring in religion and interpretation theory. Thomas is active in campus organizing, protesting, and political action as well as student government. With a broad history in operational and institutional organization, Thomas is working with QSIDE as an Organizational Infrastructure and Bylaws Intern.

Deven Desai

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Deven Desai is a Rising Junior at Williams College, double majoring in Economics and Political Science. He is especially interested in education policy and provides college counseling to high schoolers. For fun he enjoys rock climbing and cooking. Deven is working with QSIDE as an intern for Professor Jacobson looking at imbalances of gender in music.

Ethan Dincer

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Ethan Dincer is a rising Sophomore at Williams College pursuing a double major in American Studies and Political Science. Ethan has a deep interest and involvement in campus activism, photojournalism, and DEI-related organizations and committees. With expertise in community building, Ethan joins QSIDE as the Affiliate Program Engagement Intern. For fun, he enjoys reading about Middle Eastern activism and playing the bassoon.

Shenise Duboulay

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Shenise Duboulay is a recent graduate of Hamilton College, receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics with a minor in Africana Studies. Her interest in mathematics has always extended beyond the classroom as she yearned for applied mathematical courses that would allow her to apply her learning to real-world problems. She intends to use the skills that she has developed at Hamilton, along with her passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion to address issues within both her local (NYC) and work community while fostering compassion, patience, and empathy. As a QSIDE intern, she hopes to bring a new and diverse perspective into the workplace, as well as respecting ones that differ from her own, in an effort to make PASS’20 findings accessible for all.

Sarah Edelson

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Sarah Edelson is a rising sophomore at Amherst College, where she is double majoring in Economics and Architectural Studies. She can be found playing field hockey, performing with her jazz combo, and flying her drone. She is excited about utilizing data to unearth inequities. With an interest in digital media, Sarah is working with QSIDE as the Promotional Material and Collateral Development Intern.

Diego Esparza

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Diego Esparza is a rising Junior at Williams College, with plans to major in Statistics and possibly Computer Science. He wants to combine the lessons and skills learned in his STEM and humanities courses in college, using data to emphasize and address social inequalities. He is also interested in addressing equal access to education and in developing his Spanish. Diego is joining QSIDE this summer as a data analyst intern.

Sandy Espindola

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Sandy Espindola is a rising senior at Hamilton College, majoring in Mathematics with a minor in Biological Science. In the future, she intends on pursuing a career as a Physician Assistant and working to reform inequitable healthcare systems. She decided to join QSIDE because, coming from a diverse low income community, she is passionate in being involved in projects that magnify the injustices in American society and facilitate active dialogue.

Harper Kerkhoff

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Harper Kerkhoff is part of the Williams College Class of 2020, where she completed a double major in Mathematics and Political Science. She intends to use these skills to pursue a career targeting the institutionalized racism of the prison industrial complex. Harper is working at QSIDE as a research intern, studying diversity, equity, and inclusion in the arts.

Josef Komissar

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Josef Komissar is a rising Junior at Hamilton College where he is majoring in Computer Science and Mathematics. While still figuring out what he wants to do for a career, he is excited to be able to apply what he is learning to work toward positive change in the world. As an intern, he is working on web scraping and data analysis.

Eli Miller

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Eli Miller is a rising senior at Williams College, pursuing a double major in English and Mathematics.  This summer, Eli is researching data related to inequity and injustice in New York City’s criminal justice system.  He also loves to play cello, watch baseball, and throw frisbees.

Daniel Rials

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Daniel Rials is a rising Junior at Williams college where he is pursuing a double major in Economics and Psychology. On campus, Daniel is involved with WCFM radio, and he serves as an Economics TA and a tour guide. Daniel is interested in the overlap of Econ and Psych, specifically decision making and rational choice, as well as race economics and the disparity of economic outcomes. He is looking forward to bringing this curiosity to his research position this summer.

Julia Tucher

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Julia Tucher is a part of the Williams College Class of 2021, originally from Oakland, CA. She is pursuing a double major in Computer Science and Mathematics, including research on implementing early CS education and creating a predictive model for affirmative action policies. This summer she is excited to join QSIDE as she begins research for her honors thesis on diversity, equity, and inclusion in education.

Alvin Zhou

QSIDE Fellow, Summer 2020

Alvin Zhou is the Strategic Crowd-sourced Fundraising Intern with the QSIDE institute. He is responsible for the development of a database of affiliated individuals and organizations on social media to target for inclusion in specific campaigns, both for crowd-funding and for audience amplification. He is currently studying Government at Hamilton College, NY. He loves exploring issues on public policy and diplomacy.


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