Meshell was born and raised in the Puget Sound area and currently lives in Bothell, WA. She loves being present in the moment, learning and growing, and leaning into the discomfort that comes with change. She enjoys running, yoga, reading, playing Catan, anything related to creative expression, and watching childhood Disney movies on VHS. You can find her in nature, on a road trip, or spending time with the loves of her life. She is a sister of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc.
Research Interests: Mixed race identities, organization, and representation; the era of the cyborg/ cyberpunk theory, and cyberspace identities; feminist theory; spirituality and the body; Gaia and collective consciousness; Literary Theory surrounding but not limited to comics, children's literature, and the sci-fi genre; philosophical approaches to religion, culture, and being; Media Studies; Conspiracy Theory culture; American Studies. Portfolio Advisor: Susan Harewood. Capstone Advisor: Naomi Bragin.
Academic Background: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts in English, minor in Creative Writing.