Contributor Notes, 10.2

Guest Editor

Emily Tingle is a second-year doctoral student in the Department of Sociology. She is a political sociologist whose research focuses on political institutions and organizations, social movements, race, class, and gender. Emily is committed to the classroom as a space for doing public sociology and is part of the First Publics team. She has also written several critical pedagogy pieces for Sociological Focus and Feminist Pedagogy.

Student Writers

Chinmay Joshi is a second-year Foundation Fellow and Stamps Scholar at the University of Georgia, with majors in genetics and philosophy and a minor in computer science. In addition to conducting research in cancer genomics research on campus, he is curious about a wide range of topics, including sociology and philosophy. He is specifically interested in the healthcare system and medical ethics and hopes to become a physician in the future.

Juliana Hitch is a first-year Honors student at the University of Georgia, where she is pursuing a degree in Biology (BS) and a minor in Dance. Upon completion of her undergraduate studies, she intends to apply to medical school and pursue a career in medicine. Her interest in sociology focuses on medical sociology and its connections to psychology and biomedical science.

Shriya Garg, from Rome, Georgia, is a first-year Foundation Fellow and Stamps Scholar at the University of Georgia. Having grown up in rural Georgia, Shriya has seen the need for increased equitable healthcare access and delivery. Majoring in Genetics and Economics, Shriya hopes to pursue a career in health delivery at the intersection of medicine, business, and technology.

Ria Panneer is an undergraduate student at the University of Georgia studying Economics and Management Information Systems, with her minor in Sociology. She is interested in examining socioeconomic interactions in the workforce at a meso-level, particularly within corporate and medical institutions.

Macade Allen is a first-year honors undergraduate student at the University of Georgia majoring in Political Science. He has a passion for sustainable development and understanding the impact our actions today have on the future. He loves exploring the outdoors and can often be found hiking in the Blue Ridge. In his free time, Macade enjoys writing and performing music, and is currently a member of the UGA Redcoat band.

Medhini Anand is a second-year student at the University of Georgia, pursuing a major in cellular biology, a minor in classical culture, and on the premed track. Medhini’s interest in sociology first started in her AP Research class in high school, where she learned various sociological themes and ideas for the first time. As an aspiring medical professional, the field of healthcare sociology has always been particularly fascinating to her, as she strives to alleviate disparities in patient care during her career.

Lauren Worley is a first-year student at the University of Georgia majoring in Health Promotion on a Pre-Nursing track. She has a passion for writing and is interested in better understanding prominent social issues like immigration. She hopes to continue writing articles as she pursues her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. In her free time, Lauren can be found hiking, journaling, or planning her next road trip.

Caroline Carwie is a third year biology major and Spanish minor at the University of Georgia in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. She is from Birmingham, Alabama, and graduated from Mountain Brook High School. She is planning to attend medical school and continue studying Spanish in order to communicate with Spanish-only speaking patients.