• Charles Athanasopoulos: Communication

    To translate insight into action, Charles Athanasopoulos has analyzed and archived public art and monuments across the U.S., studying iconography and its relationship to (anti

  • Kanoko Kamata: Sociology

    A community organizer experienced in affecting change, Kanoko Kamata is dedicated to inspiring others to take action. Her collaboration with activist, nonprofit, and government

  • Esther Palacios-Barrios: Psychology

    A first-generation graduate student unafraid to break new ground, Esther reflects on balancing research, patient support, and self-care during the global pandemic.

  • Spotlight on Women Graduate Student Success and Impact

    An introduction to the achievements and scholarship of many Dietrich School women graduate students.

  • Zina Ward: History and Philosophy of Science

    Ward is being recognized for her dissertation, “Individual Differences in Cognitive Science: Conceptual, Methodological, and Ethical Issues.”

  • Arielle Woods: Geology and Environmental Science

    Working with people who study such a diverse range of topics has really influenced the way I think about connections within the climate system.

  • George Weddington

    George Weddington: Sociology

    My research seeks to understand black movements, how social movements become racialized, and how black movements generate their own conceptions of black identity

  • Annika Johnson

    Annika Johnson: History of Art and Architecture

    By turning to artworks, I seek to uncover Dakota voices of the past that aren’t so visible in the archive.

  • Stephen Mackereth

    Stephen Mackereth: Philosophy

    Pitt’s philosophy department is extremely intellectually diverse. As a young scholar it is exciting to be exposed to so many different styles of doing philosophy.

  • Jiyeon Kim: Economics

    Technological progress can make the economy grow, but there’s always a dark side. For example, due to automation, the jobs that low-skill workers usually take have been in

  • Soumitra Punekar: Chemistry

    From the Taj Mahal to NFL stadiums, we are highly skilled at constructing unique architectures that we can see. What about controlling the structure of something you cannot see

Student Spotlight

  • Charles Athanasopoulos: Communication

    To translate insight into action, Charles Athanasopoulos has analyzed and archived public art and monuments across the U.S., studying iconography and its relationship to (anti-)Black rhetoric(s).

  • Kanoko Kamata: Sociology

    A community organizer experienced in affecting change, Kanoko Kamata is dedicated to inspiring others to take action. Her collaboration with activist, nonprofit, and government stakeholders resulted in the reform of Japan’s sex crime law for the first time in 110 years.

  • Esther Palacios-Barrios: Psychology

    A first-generation graduate student unafraid to break new ground, Esther reflects on balancing research, patient support, and self-care during the global pandemic.

  • Spotlight on Women Graduate Student Success and Impact

    An introduction to the achievements and scholarship of many Dietrich School women graduate students.

  • Zina Ward: History and Philosophy of Science

    Ward is being recognized for her dissertation, “Individual Differences in Cognitive Science: Conceptual, Methodological, and Ethical Issues.”

  • Arielle Woods: Geology and Environmental Science

    Working with people who study such a diverse range of topics has really influenced the way I think about connections within the climate system.

  • George Weddington

    George Weddington: Sociology

    My research seeks to understand black movements, how social movements become racialized, and how black movements generate their own conceptions of black identity.                                           

  • Annika Johnson

    Annika Johnson: History of Art and Architecture

    By turning to artworks, I seek to uncover Dakota voices of the past that aren’t so visible in the archive.

  • Stephen Mackereth

    Stephen Mackereth: Philosophy

    Pitt’s philosophy department is extremely intellectually diverse. As a young scholar it is exciting to be exposed to so many different styles of doing philosophy.

  • Jiyeon Kim: Economics

    Technological progress can make the economy grow, but there’s always a dark side. For example, due to automation, the jobs that low-skill workers usually take have been in decline, and it has increased inequality.

  • Soumitra Punekar: Chemistry

    From the Taj Mahal to NFL stadiums, we are highly skilled at constructing unique architectures that we can see. What about controlling the structure of something you cannot see with your own eyes?