BLURRING THE LINE
Tarina Ahuja is a current sophomore studying public policy at Harvard university at the Kennedy School of Politics, where she serves as the chair of the civics program and an elected representative for inclusion and belonging. She is a fellow at the National Democratic institute and is also the Co-founder of the Greater Good Initiative and Young Khalsa Girls nonprofit organizations where she works towards equality and inclusion for all.
Jason Griffith is an Assistant Professor of Literacies and English Language Arts in Penn State’s College of Education. Jason taught middle school and high school English for 12 years before earning a doctorate in English Education from Arizona State University. His research interests include writing pedagogy, adolescent literature, multimodal text intersections, particularly in narrative nonfiction and storytelling, and empowering literacy practices for middle and secondary students as well as preservice teachers.
Murali is Professor and Head of the Department of Statistics at Penn State University. He has a PhD in statistics from the University of Minnesota and a BS in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests include statistical computing, spatial processes, uncertainty quantification for complex models, and interdisciplinary research in climate science and infectious disease modeling.