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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 – Environmental Policy and Human Rights

Carly is studying international humanitarian and environmental law while also pursuing coursework in comparative literature. She chose Gallatin because...

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...