Student Profile
Student Profile: Shaundra Bryant Daily


Birmingham, AL

Degree Candidate

PhD Candidate, Media Arts and Sciences, 2009

Undergraduate Work

B.S. & M.S., Electrical Engineering, Florida State University
Master of Science, Media Arts and Sciences, 2005, MIT

Interest Area

Utilizing technology to bridge diverse groups of people and helping them to work together.
Creating digital venues for reflection on attitudes, beliefs, and values.

Career Ambition

Teach, publish, and eventually change the world (small steps).

Why MIT?

MIT is a great place to interact and collaborate of a variety of people that are different from you. You’re constantly encountering multiple perspectives that challenge and critique your own thinking. Further, the interdisciplinary nature of the work allows students to pull from a variety of fields and create work that is innovative and challenges the status quo.


“Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Love them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. But the best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will all say we have done it ourselves.” – Lao Tzu, 604B.C.