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Alexis Katharine Harrell

The State University of New York at Buffalo

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.