Joshua A. Aiken
Current Place of Residence: Eugene, OR
University: Washington University, St. Louis
Other Information: Joshua A. Aiken, Eugene, Oregon, is a senior at Washington University in St. Louis where he majors in American culture studies and political science. His senior thesis is on critical race theory analysis of post-racial mythologies. His passion is to help marginalized people through human rights advocacy. He served as speaker of the student senate and as undergraduate representative of the University Board of Trustees. He did work on ethnic conflict at Queen’s University in Belfast, and in Berlin. Joshua is also very active in the arts, writing and performing in plays that lead audiences through issues of race, class and identify. Some of his poetry has been published, and he has also been active in political campaigns.