Sophia Borzilleri is a research intern involved in multiple areas of work at RQI, including fundraising, the Legal Empowerment Program, and the Question Formulation Theory Program. Her work includes assisting with research, classifying relevant training materials for the programmatic fields, and collecting qualitative fundraising data to better understand past trends.
Sophia is a rising senior at Tufts University, majoring in psychology and philosophy. She is passionate about cognitive research, promoting self-advocacy, and learning how to most effectively enact positive social change. She has previous experience as an English tutor, an undergraduate research assistant at multiple graduate-level labs, and a voter engagement intern for a political campaign. Currently, she is also working as a research assistant at the Cognitive Memory and Aging Laboratory at Tufts, looking at the relationship between students’ math epistemologies and math anxiety in group settings.