Stereotype Life

a biweekly podcast on mental health, disability & access in higher education

Meet the Team

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We are a small volunteer team of writers, teachers and researchers passionate about making higher education accessible to everyone. We love what we do!

Amanda Reavey

Founder & Host of “Stereotype Life

Hello! I’m a poet (author of Marilyn, winner of the 2017 AAAS Best Book Award in Poetry) and a PhD student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. As your friendly peer advocate, I interview individuals affected by mental health, disability and access issues in higher education.

Relevant Publications

Frankie Martinez


Hello! I’m Frankie Martinez and I’m a writer with an MFA in Fiction from Cal State Long Beach. I have a background in journalism and am currently working on short fiction, nonfiction, zines, and blogging. I’m hoping that my work with STL will be a resource for everyone when it comes to accessibility in higher education.


Want to join the team?

We’re looking for an audio editor and a marketing specialist. No experience necessary.