Rayna is an M.Ed. Candidate at York University and also holds an Honours B.A. in Anthropology. She has been published in Acta Astronautica for her research on the ethics of space colonization and she was also published in York’s student journal Contingent Horizons for her ethnographic work on star parties and amateur astronomers. Rayna was president of the SEDS chapter at York for two years. Her areas of study include Outer Space Culture, Classism and Stigma, Death Studies and Social Psychology. She is also a contributor at The Geek Anthropologist.

Here you will find academic papers that I wish to share and that I believe offer something to the general populace. More will be added throughout my academic journey. You can find my research here: http://yorku.academia.edu/RaynaSlobodian