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Gallatin’s Master of Arts program is an innovative and interdisciplinary graduate program that attracts students from a variety of backgrounds, ranging from recent graduates who want to combine varied interests to seasoned professionals seeking new opportunities. With diverse goals, Gallatin graduate students (all 180+ of them) are intellectual and professional pioneers, mapping new relationships among fields of knowledge. Read the bios of some selected students here:

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 . . .

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 . . .

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 . . .

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 . . .

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, . . .

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 . . .

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 . . .

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 . . .

Taylor Tracy

Taylor Tracy

MA Candidate

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

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 . . .