Stephanie is a contributor to Arbitror. She hails from Massachusetts, and recently earned her Bachelor’s degree from Connecticut College with cum laude honors. There, she triple majored in Neuroscience, Slavic Studies, and Dance. Stephanie also received a certificate from the Toor Cummings Center for International Studies in the Liberal Arts (CISLA) for her work on the protein PKMzeta, long-term potentiation, and national memory.
Stephanie has interned at a number of neuroscience laboratories, including ones at Connecticut College, UConn Health Center, and most recently, at the Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology in Moscow. She has also completed projects on Russian banya practices and the importance of intercultural competence. In 2014, she spent a semester in St. Petersburg, Russia on a language-intensive program at St. Petersburg State University. Currently, Stephanie works as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) through the Fulbright Program in Kazan, Russia.
Stephanie plans to enroll in a Neuroscience PhD program in the next year, and has aspirations of becoming a Science Diplomat through the State Department or the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). In her free time, Stephanie enjoys sewing, downhill skiing, watching movies, and searching for her next tattoo artist.
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