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Age of Awareness

Lessons on Humanity from Science Fiction

Finding ourselves in fictional worlds

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If I’ve learned anything from researching identity development, it’s that we cannot understand ourselves without looking outside ourselves. Science fiction does this on the grandest scale. It challenges us to contextualize human identity within an infinite universe. It prompts us to interrogate our values and confront the paradoxes…

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Brynne Schroeder, PhD

Brynne Schroeder, PhD

College professor. Human development researcher. Community engagement specialist. Lover of sci-fi, soccer, and doughnuts.