Jesse Barrera is a senior concentrating in Philosophy, with a secondary in Psychology. He is interested in the influence of moral cognition on political systems, and particularly legal decision-making. He is also interested in the philosophy and psychology of education, and is conducting research aimed at promoting a sense of ethically-rooted purpose among adolescents. Beyond the classroom, Jesse is a peer counselor, performs improv comedy, and is a board member of the Harvard Society for Mind, Brain, and Behavior. He also loves to swing dance and argue about NBA basketball.