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Avriel Epps

Avriel Epps is a PhD student and Presidential Scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. As a scholar, she has garnered numerous awards and honors including an invitation from the U.S. Department of Education to present her work for Congress in Washington D.C.

Her previous work on hip hop lyrical themes compliments her foray into music-making, under the stage name King Avriel. Her most recent musical project ‘thesis’ was released to critical acclaim, hailed as “prodigious” by the Huffington Post and “… a cerebrally significant gift” by The Guardian.

Today, her research focuses on the intersection of algorithmic bias, digital media literacy, and racial identity development.