Rewriting the Script

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Faculty Mentor/s:

Valerie Taylor, Psychology


Students on the team this summer:  

Hannah Fabian

Michaela Lewis ‘21, Computer Science

Nick Owens

Swetha Ramesh ‘22, Computer Science

Myunggee Sung

Juan  Valladares ‘22, Psychology

Claire Siepser ‘2, Counseling and Human Services


Project Description:

Could virtual reality be the key to improving interracial relations? This project will continue to build on the work of teams in the past year, who have been developing VR scenarios, using the political theatre theories of artists like Augusto Boal, which can allow users to embody the “other” in order to increase empathy and understanding. 


Month/Year Project Began:

June 2020