Alexis Katharine Harrell
Alexis Harrell, from Albany, New York, is currently working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology from the University at Buffalo. Alexis was chosen as a Humanity in Action Fellow which was a ten-day human rights fellowship in Warsaw, Poland where she researched issues of homophobia,refugee rights,racism/discrimination, and disability rights with esteemed social justice advocates. She spearheaded a narrative photography workshop for adults with Down syndrome to share their stories through images as Founder of the Narrative Photography Program at GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo. Alexis is currently a Tufts University Psychology Research Intern where she is examining the physiological consequences of experiencing anti-Black racism as well as running her own photography business. As a Marshall Scholar, Alexis plans to study at the University of Edinburgh to pursue an MSc degree in Narrative Futures: Art, Data, and Society before heading to Goldsmiths, University of London.