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2018-2020 DARE Fellows

Eddy Albarran


Eddy Albarran is a PhD candidate in the Neurosciences Program at Stanford University. His research combines 2-photon microscopy, acute slice physiology, and murine behavior training to explore mechanisms underlying experience-dependent...

Juan Miguel Arias


Juan Miguel Arias is a PhD candidate in the Developmental and Psychological Sciences program of the Graduate School of Education. His dissertation explores how the empathy and perspective-taking shown by instructors in equity-focused spaces,...

Victoria Borish

Applied Physics

Victoria Borish is a PhD candidate in the department of Applied Physics at Stanford. She is interested in understanding quantum systems and finding ways to control their collective behavior. Working with Professor Schleier-Smith, Victoria is...

Dean Chahim


Dean Chahim is a PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Stanford. His research seeks to understand engineering as a social practice, which shapes and is shaped by society and the environment. For his dissertation, he explores how...

Jennifer Cryer

Political Science

Jennifer Cryer is a Ph.D. Candidate at Stanford University, in the Department of Political Science. Jennifer's primary field of study is American politics, and she specializes, broadly, in political communication, political behavior, and...

Zachary del Rosario

Zachary del Rosario

Aeronautics & Astronautics

Zach is an engineering PhD candidate in the department of Aeronautics & Astronautics. He works to augment the design process by managing uncertainty; his interest lies in extracting usable insight about engineering systems. Beyond research,...

Katerina Gonzales

Earth System Science

Katerina R. Gonzales studies climate dynamics in the Department of Earth System Science. Kat’s research interests are extreme precipitation events and impacts of climate change on the atmosphere. Her dissertation analyzes the changing...

Michael Guernsey

Developmental Biology

Michael Guernsey is a PhD candidate in the Department of Developmental Biology at Stanford. Mike is broadly interested in the evolutionary, developmental, and genetic factors that shape the diversity we see in the animal kingdom. For his...

Karina Gutiérrez

Theatre and Performance Studies

Karina Gutiérrez is PhD candidate in the department of Theatre and Performance Studies and a PhD minor in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (FGSS) at Stanford. She holds a BA in Theatre and Spanish Literature from the University of...

Fariah Hayee

Electrical Engineering

Fariah Hayee is a PhD candidate in Electrical Engineering at Stanford. Her work focuses on understanding the role of defects in energy-storing and optical emission properties of nanomaterials. She leverages advanced electron microscopy...