Category: Alumni profiles

Sina Grace: Representation matters

Comics creator Sina Grace (Stevenson ‘08, literature) centers LGBTQIA characters as the industry evolves to include more diversity—and he looks forward to including even more heroes from all backgrounds.

By Dan White, August 2022

Kim TallBear: Protecting Native American DNA and Indigenous rights

In her work as a professor of Native studies, author, lecturer, and more, Kim TallBear (Ph.D. ’05, history of consciousness) has a goal of building Indigenous institutions and capacities.

By Peggy Townsend, August 2022

Eric Becerra: Innovative wall-breaker

Rachel Carson '03, sociology

By Peggy Townsend, May 2022

Laura Lopez: Triumph and survival

M.S. '07; Ph.D. '11, astronomy and astrophysics

By Dan White, May 2022

Lou Mathews: L.A. stories

Porter ’73, literature/creative writing

By Peggy Townsend, May 2022

Sherril (Babcock) Wells: Grounded in love

Cowell '81, history and East Asian studies

By Dan White, May 2022

Vic Thasiah: Protecting the Earth in the long run

Oakes ’94, psychology

By Peggy Townsend, February 2022

Katie Morrow: Limitless drive

Kresge '98, community studies

By Dan White, February 2022

Constanza Romero: Preserving the legacy of playwright August Wilson

Porter ’85, theater arts

By Peggy Townsend, October 2021