Kinitra Brooks grew up connecting ideas, asking questions, and demanding the freedom to do so. Today, the Associate Professor in MSU’s Department of English continues to push boundaries through her study of Black women, genre fiction, popular culture, and the work of conjure women as intellectual history.
Each year, the College of Arts & Letters presents two Varg-Sullivan Endowed Graduate Awards to graduate students for their outstanding achievement in the arts or letters. One of this year’s winners is Jessica Stokes, Outstanding Achievement in the Arts recipient.
I am currently a Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Scientist at Ford Motor Company. My work is focused on Natural Language Processing (NLP)—a field which combines computer science, linguistics, statistics, and advanced mathematics to process and analyze large amounts of natural language text.
The Citizen Scholars program launched in fall 2016 preparing the next generation of diverse, high-achieving, and engaged citizen leaders. The first three graduates of the program graduated last spring. This spring and…