WOMEN
09/20/2013 10:59 am ET Updated Nov 20, 2013

Is Geek America Ignoring Miss America?

AP

Lost in the morass of morons who decided to pop up after Nina Davuluri was crowned Miss America on Sunday was ... well, just about everything else about her.

But as Lakshmi Gandhi pointed out at The Aerogram, Davuluri is a nerd in both the academic and pop-cultural sense: she's holds a degree in Brain Behavior and Cognitive Science and plans to apply to medical school. She is also a self-identified Star Wars and Star Trek fan.

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