2022-2023 Cohort

NextGen Professors

This talented group of graduate students and postdocs spans the major subject areas of humanities, social sciences, life sciences, and physical sciences and engineering and engages in a series of monthly professional and career development activities. Learn more about the program.


Brian Aguilera

Brian Aguilera, Doctoral Candidate, Genetics, Genomics and Development

Saket Bagde

Saket Bagde, Doctoral Candidate, Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology

Kianté Brantley, Postdoctoral Scholar, Computer Science

Amaris Brown, Doctoral Candidate, Africana Studies

Vincent Burgess, Doctoral Candidate, Asian Studies

Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire

Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire, Doctoral Candidate, Literatures in English

Sieun Chae

Sieun Chae, Postdoctoral Scholar, Materials Science and Engineering

Cong Chen, Doctoral Candidate, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Reah Chiong

Reah Chiong, Doctoral Candidate, Nutritional Sciences

Rachelle Davenport, Doctoral Candidate, Soil and Crop Sciences

Jessica Diaz Rodriguez

Jessica Diaz Rodriguez, Doctoral Candidate, Literatures in English

Amanda Almeida Domingues

Amanda Domingues, Doctoral Candidate, Science and Technology Studies

Alexandra Gallyas Sanhueza

Alexandra Gallyas Sanhueza, Doctoral Candidate, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Juliana Gonzalez-Tobon

Juliana González-Tobón, Doctoral Candidate, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

Jennifer Houtz

Jennifer Houtz, Doctoral Candidate, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Kun Huang

Kun Huang, Doctoral Candidate, Comparative Literature

Wayne Johnson

Wayne Johnson, Doctoral Candidate, Management and Organizations

Zeynab Jouzi

Zeynab Jouzi, Postdoctoral Scholar, Action Research Collaborative (ARC), Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research

Guru Bahadur Khalsa

Guru Khalsa, Research Associate, Materials Science and Engineering and Applied and Engineering Physics

Shanthanu Krishna Kumar, Doctoral Candidate, Horticulture

Lidane Noronha

Lidane Noronha, Doctoral Student, Entomology

Tatiana Padilla, Doctoral Candidate, Policy Analysis and Management

Sreetama Pal

Sreetama Pal, Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Sagar Shah

Sagar Shah, Postdoctoral Scholar, Molecular Biology and Genetics

Daniel Sprockett

Daniel Sprockett, Postdoctoral Scholar, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Angie Torres-Beltran

Angie Torres-Beltran, Doctoral Candidate, Government

Yuan Yan

Yuan Yan, Postdoctoral Scholar, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Aria Henderson

Aria R. Yslas, Doctoral Candidate, Biomedical Engineering

Kara Zelinski

Kara Zielinski, Doctoral Candidate, Biophysics

Sophia Ziemian

Sophia Ziemian, Postdoctoral Scholar, Biomedical Engineering