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Gaines Center Fellows

Junior Fellows

Sam Bevin

Sam Beavin is a Louisville native studying chemistry and math. He works in an organic chemistry lab at the Center for Applied Energy Research and also helps coordinate the UK...

Stephanie Gibson

Stephanie Gibson is a junior majoring in Classics and Political Science; she and plans to be a teacher. She is from Henderson, Kentucky. Stephanie currently works for the College...

Gibson
Atanas Golev

Atanas Golev is originally from Plovdiv, Bulgaria. However, he has spent the latter half of his life enjoying the calming charm of the city of Lexington. He is a Psychology major...

Sarah Hayden

Sarah Hayden is from Franklin, Tennessee. She is a Political Science and Classics double major with History minor. She is interested in pursuing International Relations with a...

Sarah
Drake Jackson

Drake Jackson is from Benton, Kentucky. He is a Mathematical Economics and Spanish double major with special interests in education, political economics, infrastructure, and...

Drake
Dominique Luster

Dominique Luster hails from Louisville, KY. She is studying Theatre Design and Technology, and she works locally in the Kentucky area as a lighting designer. Her research...

Dominique
Ben Norton

In a Zen-like twist of fate, Ben Norton is from both nowhere and everywhere (he moved a lot). His family settled in Kentucky, and he traveled to UK, where, as a University Scholar...

Ben
Nicole Schladt

Nicole Schladt is a Lexington native pursuing a double major in Gender/Women's Studies and International Studies, with a focus on Latin America. She also serves as public...

Nicole
Xiao Wang

Xiao Wang is an Economics and Pre-Med major. Originally from China, she has been a resident of Louisville, Kentucky since the age of ten. She is pursuing a career in the...

Xiao
Catherine Wentworth

Catherine Wentworth is an Architecture major from Bowling Green, KY. She enjoys all forms of exercise, especially running, and likes to cook, sketch, and discover new music in her...

Catherine