Curriculum Vitae

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  • B.A; Duke University
    • Suma Cum Laude
    • Major: Psychology and Visual and Media Studies
    • Minors: Neuroscience
    • Certificate: Information Science + Studies
    • 2014 — 2018

Awards and Honors

  • Duke Art, Art History and Visual Studies | Visual Studies Initiative Award, May 2018
  • Duke Psychology and Neuroscience | Jerome S. Bruner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, May 2018
  • Duke University | Dean's List with Distinction (F14, S15, F15, S16, F16, S17, F17, S18)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, May 2017
  • Duke University | URS Independent Study Grant, Spring 17, Fall 17, Spring 18 
  • DukeEngage Tanzania Scholarship, Summer 2016

Research Experience

  • Research Independent Study in Visual and Media Studies
    Working under the direction of Dr. Mark Olson • Support from URS Creative Arts Grant

  • Research Assistant, The Marsh Memory Lab, Duke University
    Working under the direction of Dr. Elizabeth Marsh • Support from URS Independent Study Grant

  • Data Viz for Long-term Ecological Research and Curricula, Data+, Duke University
    Worked under the direction of Dr. Emily Bernhardt, Dr. Gene Likens, Richard Marinos and Matt Ross

  • Undergraduate Team Member, STEM for All, Bass Connections, Duke University
    Worked under the direction of Dr. Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel and Dr. Genna Miller

  • Undergraduate Team Member, Living Donor Kidney Transplants and the Good Samaritan, Bass Connections, Duke University
    Worked under the direction of Professor David Toole and Professor Kim Krawiec

Selected Talks and Presentations

  • Judgments of Deceptive Bar Graphs
    Vargas Restrepo, C., Yang, B.W., Stanley, M.L. & Marsh E.J.
    North Carolina Cognition Conference, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, February 2018

  • Visualizing 60+ Years of Environmental Data
    Adam, D., Lott, A., Vargas Restrepo, C.
    Visualization Friday Forum, Duke University, September 2017

  • STEM for All
    Burroughs, B., Ling, J., Vargas Restrepo, C., Zhang, J.
    Bass Connections EDHx Talks, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, April 2016

  • Navigating the Memory Palace: Place Cells in Oral Literary Traditions
    Herman, L., Hershman, S., Vargas Restrepo, C., Williams, A., Yin, S.
    Neurohumanities conference, Institut du monde anglophone Paris, France, June 2015

Teaching Assistant Experience

  • Introductory Calculus Jan. 2016 — May. 2016