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Kafia Ahmed

Kafia Ahmed

MA Candidate - Social Innovation and Creative Activism

After graduating magna cum laude from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, with a BA in international studies, Kafia . . .

Philippe Asseily

Philippe Asseily

MA Candidate – Near East History: Beirut Circa 1760

Born and raised in Beirut, Philippe left Lebanon—and the civil war there—when he was a teenager. After graduating from . . .

Shalena Broadnax

Shalena Broadnax

MA Candidate - The History of the City of New York

A Brooklyn native,Shalena was looking for a graduate program that had an interdisciplinary approach to exploring big ideas. At . . .

Robert Clinton

Robert Clinton

BA Candidate - The Sociology and Politics of Urban Agriculture; 2016 Marshall Scholar

Hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area, Robert considers himself a “farmer-scholar.” By developing a concentration that examines the . . .

Kareem Collie

Kareem Collie

MA Candidate - Narrative Theory and Visual Culture

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Kareem graduated with honors from Pratt Institute and went on to a career in . . .

Benjamin Decker

Benjamin Decker

MA Candidate - Interactive Media Studies

With a BA from Harvard in new media, computer science, economics, and psychology, Benjamin worked in corporate strategy at . . .

Olivia Ellis

Olivia Ellis

BA Candidate - Transcribing Culture

Born in France and raised in Massachusetts, Olivia chose Gallatin so she could take courses in film, theatre, and . . .

Steven Galeazzi

Steven Galeazzi

MA Candidate - Innovation in Public and Nonprofit Organizations

Originally from Glastonbury, Connecticut, Steve served as an Army officer in both Latin America and Afghanistan from 2004 to . . .

Morgan Grain

Morgan Grain

MA Candidate - Race and Media Studies

Morgan was raised in Atlanta, Georgia, and graduated cum laude from Florida AM University before moving to New York . . .

Gwen Hornig

Gwen Hornig

BA Candidate - Theatre of War

An Oakland, California native, Gwen came to Gallatin because it afforded her the opportunity to explore her interest in . . .

Alissa Jacques

Alissa Jacques

BA Candidate - Entrepreneurship, Education Policy, and Narrative Identity

Since coming to Gallatin, Brooklyn native Alissa has formed a concentration around entrepreneurship, education policy, and narrative identity. In . . .

Erin Johnson

Erin Johnson

MA Candidate – Urban Agriculture and Community Development

Hailing from the suburbs of Chicago, Erin first moved east for her undergraduate degree at Cornell University where she . . .

Carly Krakow

Carly Krakow

BA Candidate – Human Rights and Environmental Policy

Carly is studying international humanitarian and environmental law with a regional focus on the Middle East and North Africa . . .

Alice Lambert

Alice Lambert

BA Candidate - Dance, Choreography, Literature, and Anatomy

Born and raised in Lyon, France, Alice trained as a dancer and balanced her studies with performing arts. This . . .

Otter Lee

Otter Lee

BA Candidate - Acting, Dramatic Writing, and Performance History

A native New Yorker, Otter chose Gallatin because he wanted to pursue both writing and acting. Gallatin's academic structure . . .

Mackenzie Leighton

Mackenzie Leighton

BA Candidate - Social Justice and the Arts

Originally from Maine, Mackenzie chose Gallatin for its academic flexibility and because it offers the possibility for creative exploration. . . .

Victor Leonard

Victor Leonard

BA Candidate - Fashion Design, Marketing, Race, Gender, and Sexuality

“My first year interdisciplinary seminar, Picture Theories, taught by Professor Chinnie Ding, laid the foundation for my evaluating imagery . . .

Roshani Moorjani

Roshani Moorjani

BA Candidate – Writing about Social Change in Africa; Minor: Postcolonial Literature

Rosh’s avid interest in international development and appreciation for diversity stems from her multinational background and identity as a . . .

Purti Pareek

Purti Pareek

BA Candidate – Continental Philosophy, Politics, and Critical Race Theory

Queens native Purti transferred to Gallatin after realizing that she wanted the intellectual and personal autonomy to guide her . . .

Susan Rattigan

Susan Rattigan

BA Candidate - Biology and Anthropology

After graduating from high school in West Hartford, Connecticut, Susan chose to come to Gallatin because the School allows . . .

Natalie Cassandra Smith

Natalie Cassandra Smith

BA Candidate - Theatre and Economics

An Arizona native, Natalie chose Gallatin in part because of the liberal arts experience it offers. “I . . .

Adam Sperry

Adam Sperry

BA Candidate - Sociology and Economics

Originally from Massachusetts, Adam chose Gallatin because he wanted an education that would allow him to combine his interests . . .

John Sumpter

John Sumpter

MA Candidate – Media, Communications, and Social Development

After completing his undergraduate degree at Syracuse University in political science with a focus on Middle East development, John . . .

Hannah Treasure

Hannah Treasure

BA Candidate – Education, Human Rights, and Chinese Studies

A native of Dallas, Texas, Hannah moved to NYC to pursue a concentration that involves education, human rights, and . . .

Zachary Varieur

Zachary Varieur

BA Candidate - Multilingual and Multicultural Semiotics

Zac hails from Birmingham, Alabama, and brings to Gallatin his interest in linguistics, education, cultural identities, and foreign languages. . . .

Kevin Vavasseur

Kevin Vavasseur

MA Candidate – Theater and Media Studies

In choosing the Gallatin MA program, Kevin found a way to coalesce all of his disparate professional . . .

Jonah Walters

Jonah Walters

BA Candidate - Literature and Politics

Jonah chose Gallatin because it offered him the flexibility to experiment with dueling disciplinary perspectives as he synthesized his . . .