Kalli Henderson, Texas After Violence Project

I interned with the Texas After Violence Project. This was an enriching experience because it enabled me to attend and conduct interviews with informants of a specific cultural group, those affected by the death penalty. The Texas After Violence Project is a grassroots, non-profit organization founded in 2007 that focuses on gathering the oral histories […]

Frankie Gonzalez, Austin Auction Gallery

Austin Auction Gallery (AAG) is a family owned and operated business. In 1983, Ross Featherston quit his job as a top banker to open and run an auction gallery. Eventually the Featherstons’ moved to a strictly auction business and became the largest importers of European antiques and fine art in the Austin area. To do […]

Monica Ahsan, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

I interned in the genetics department of the Texas Biomedical Research Institute during the summer of 2011 for Dr. Anthony Comuzzie. Dr. Comuzzie is an anthropologist trained in statistical genetics who focuses his research on the genetics of obesity and diabetes. His lab conducts projects on different populations including Mexican Americans, Alaskan Natives, and Omani […]