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Luis Aguasviva

Luis Aguasviva

MA Candidate

Luis is dedicated to service by aiding diverse urban communities in achieving empowerment. He earned his BA in History . . .

Adam Bligh-Hasan

Adam Bligh-Hasan

BA Candidate – Aesthetics for the Healing of Trauma

Adam moved to New York to attend the only BA program he felt took seriously the power . . .

Stewart Carrier

Stewart Carrier

MA Candidate - Political Ecology of Social Media and Entertainment Industries

Stewart came to Gallatin after graduating with a BA in History from the Honors Program at the . . .

Victoria Carter

Victoria Carter

MA Candidate - Participatory Design, Sustainabilty, and Urban space

Victoria moved to New York from London, where she spent several years working as a digital and innovation consultant. . . .

Maximilian Claussen

Maximilian Claussen

MA Candidate - Crafting Identity in Post-War Germany

After having completed his Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Anthropology at NYU, Maximilian was approached with the opportunity to . . .

Bojana Coklyat

Bojana Coklyat

MA Candidate

Bojana found herself becoming an advocate for Disability justice when she began losing her vision. Informed by her experiences . . .

Desiree Fernandes

Desiree Fernandes

MA CANDIDATE - Musical Theatre, African Studies, and Post-Colonial Cultural Identity

Desiree earned a BA in Theatre, Linguistics and Psychology from Northeastern University. During her time as an undergraduate, she . . .

Aaron Gartenberg

Aaron Gartenberg

BA Candidate - Value and Values: The Intersection of Business and Sociology

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Doris Gonzalez

Doris Gonzalez

MA Candidate

Doris moved to New York City from the US-Mexico border where she was born and raised. She graduated summa . . .

LZ Granderson

LZ Granderson

BA Candidate - The Architecture of Education

LZ, who hails from Chicago, Illinois, is developing a concentration at Gallatin that brings together the disciplines of architecture, . . .

Gwen Hornig

Gwen Hornig

BA Candidate - Theatre and Empathy

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

Michael Imasua

Michael Imasua

MA Candidate - Global Security and Development

Whether as a scholar, activist, organizer, or leader, Michael has always sought to personify the change he wants . . .

Hajra Jamal

Hajra Jamal

BA Candidate – Narrative Medicine and Medical Narratives

Growing up in Jersey City, Hajra had no idea that she’d embark on the biggest journey of her life just across the Hudson River. . . .

Veda Kamra

Veda Kamra

BA Candidate - The Intersection of Social Justice and Entrepreneurship

Born in New York but raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Veda spent summers visiting Mumbai and Kolkata, India, the . . .

Nell Kirchberger

Nell Kirchberger

BA CANDIDATE - Bioscience and Its Perception

San Francisco native Nell decided to pursue a degree at Gallatin to explore her belief that science does not . . .

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 in society,” says Victor. . . .

Sandra Manzanares

Sandra Manzanares

MA Candidate - The Art & Science of Storytelling

Sandra Manzanares is a writer and filmmaker. She earned a BA in English and American Studies from Wesleyan University, . . .

Jonathan Marty

Jonathan Marty

BA Candidate - Urban Studies

Though Jonathan grew up in suburban Pelham, New York, cities have long been his passion. He is currently pursuing . . .

Daryl Ocampo

Daryl Ocampo

BA Candidate – Cognitive Development

Born and raised in the Philippines, Daryl and his family migrated to California when his mother was granted American citizenship. . . .

Sam Patwell

Sam Patwell

MA Candidate - Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction

Sam Patwell graduated from Temple university in 2012 with a BA in English. After spending a year working in . . .

Keyli Peralta

Keyli Peralta

BA Candidate - Writing for Social Justice

Originally from Allentown, Pennsylvania, Keyli chose to come to Gallatin because she was excited about having the power to . . .

Ximena Prieto

Ximena Prieto

BA CANDIDATE - POLITICS OF DISPLACEMENT, EXILE, AND HISTORICAL MEMORY; Minor in Religious Studies

Ximena’s concentration is centered on the study of political, psychological and/or geographical displacement, with a focus on identity and . . .

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 . . .

Nyelah Sawyer

Nyelah Sawyer

BA Candidate - Concentration: American Domesticity; Minor: Studio Art

Nyelah came to Gallatin from Connecticut because she wanted to be at a college where having a different approach . . .

Blair Simmons

Blair Simmons

MA Candidate - Technology as Performance

Blair received her undergraduate degree at NYU's College of Arts and Science with honors in the Dramatic Literature and . . .

Maxwell Smith

Maxwell Smith

BA Candidate – Violence, Pain, Ethics, and the Self

Born and raised close to London, England, Maxwell looked to the American college system when deciding where to complete his undergraduate work and saw . . .

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 . . .

Kiara Soobrayan

Kiara Soobrayan

BA Candidate - Mathematics and Economics for International Development

Currently an Americas Scholar and an NYU Presidential Intern, Kiara believes in the power of education to fundamentally change . . .

Kiana Sosa

Kiana Sosa

MA Candidate - Hip-Hop Theatre Pedagogy

Kiana earned a BA in Africana Studies with a minor in Theater from Hamilton College. She spent most of . . .

Rachel Stern

Rachel Stern

BA Candidate - Concentration: Environmental Studies and Human Rights; Minor: Peace and Conflict Studies

Born and raised in New York City, Rachel was drawn to Gallatin’s interdisciplinary classes and to being a part . . .

Taylor Tracy

Taylor Tracy

MA Candidate

Taylor has lived in the shadow of New York City in nearby New Jersey all her life and . . .

Austen Wigglesworth

Austen Wigglesworth

BA Candidate - ART, TECHNOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY

After growing up in a small town in northeast Massachusetts, Austen came to Gallatin with the intention of studying the entertainment industry. . . .

Mia Wong

Mia Wong

BA Candidate - Models & Method: Critiquing the Way we Conceptualize the World

Mia was born in Hong Kong and grew up in New Jersey. When searching for colleges, Gallatin stood out . . .

Darren Wong-Sjarif

Darren Wong-Sjarif

BA Candidate - Concentration: Innovation; Minor - Indonesian Studies

Born to a Hakka-Indonesian mother and a Cantonese-Malaysian father, Darren grew up in Singapore, speaking a mixture of English, . . .

Careina Yard

Careina Yard

MA Candidate - Film Production, Cinema Studies, Africana Studies, and Equity Studies in Education

Careina is an educator, filmmaker, screenwriter, and photographer. After graduating summa cum laude with a BS in Criminal Justice . . .