Miranda Shepherd received her B.A. with honors in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity with a concentration in Identity, Diversity, and Aesthetics from Stanford University ('14). She's now the Program Coordinator at Stanford's Institute for Diversity in the Arts and a coterminal M.A. student in the Department of Communication with a Media Studies concentration. Miranda watches Netflix and calls it "research" for her thesis on television in the age of the Internet. She also writes plays.