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Fatoumata Waggeh
BA '13 - African Political Development, Colonial History, and Law

At GallatinA Gallatin Americas Scholar; also the recipient of the Gallatin Dean’s Award for Summer Research, which allowed her to travel to West Africa and explore the works of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights

Post GallatinUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, JD


Safia Elhillo
BA '13 - Poetry as a Tool in Therapy

At GallatinFounding member of Slam NYU, competed during the 2012 and 2013 national collegiate championships; appeared on Season 3 of Verses and Flow and was a finalist in the 2011 Women of the World Poetry Slam

Post GallatinMFA from the New School; The January Children won the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets; Stanford University Stegner Fellow


Alex Denker
BA ’13 - The Neuroscience of Art

At GallatinCo-chair of the Gallatin Senior Symposium and conducted neuroscience and brain-imaging research on aesthetics at the NYU Center for Brain Imaging

Post GallatinMA and a PhD in Neuroscience and Animal Behavior, Emory University; worked as a Science Policy Analyst at the National Institutes of Mental Health


Phillip Picardi
BA ’12 - Beauty

At GallatinInterned for Teen Vogue, Vogue, and GQ Magazines

Post GallatinEditorial Director and Cultural Consultant and former Chief Content Officer at Teen Vogue and Editor-in-Chief of Out Magazine


Kate Fritz
BA '10 - Environmental Politics, Political Theory, and China Studies

At GallatinReceived NYU President’s Service Award for environmental leadership; a Reynolds Scholar and a Udall Foundation Scholar at Gallatin; recipient of a Richard J. Koppenaal Award for Distinguished Interdisciplinary Study; learn more about Kate in our Why Gallatin? video feature

Post GallatinNYU School of Law, JD


Mallory Blair
BA ’10 - Creativity and Commerce

At GallatinServed as music chair for NYU’s Program Board, interned at a boutique market research agency, and served as on-air talent for MTVu and Paper magazine’s Paper TV

Post GallatinCo-founder and CEO of Small Girls PR


Jon Chan
BA '12 - Complex Systems and Emergent Behavior

At GallatinStarted Gallatin’s student entrepreneurship competition, the Albert Gallatin Founders Fund; served as president of the Gallatin Business Club; represented NYU as an Admissions Ambassador; awarded the Gallatin Special Service Award

Post GallatinEngineering Manager at Stack Overflow; founder of Bento


Lauren Bille
BA ’09 - Designing Societies: Politics, Institutions, and Culture

At GallatinEdited and published One Mic, a Lyrics on Lockdown Anthology

Post GallatinCo-Founder and CEO of Allbodies


David Burstein
BA ’12 - Intersection of film, technology and politics with a focus on youth and social change

At GallatinMade the film World Class in Abu Dhabi and wrote Fast Future: How the Millennial Generation is Shaping Our World

Post GallatinFounded the non-profit Run for America and served as Managing Director at the Center for Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma at Mount Sinai and the James Peters Bronx VA


Emma Kaywin
BA '10 - The Philosophy of the Abnormal

At GallatinCo-founded the Gallatin Honors Program with Kate Fritz (BA ’10).

Post GallatinColumbia University MA and an EdD in Health Education; member of the Recent Alumni Council; learn more about Emma in our Why Gallatin? video feature


Rachel Tipograph
BA ’09 - Entertainment Business and New Media

At GallatinInterned for Miramax Films, Showtime Networks, The Gersh Agency, New Line Cinema, and NBC Universal

Post GallatinFounder and CEO of MikMak and former Global Director of Digital and Social Media, Gap Inc.


Daniel Seara
BA ’14 - The Human in Science

At GallatinSummer Research Associate; gave a TEDxGallatin talk (later called the Senior Symposium) titled, "Science as a Creative Endeavor"

Post GallatinYale University, PhD in theoretical biophysics


Eric Fuchs-Stengel
BA '14 - Ecological Sustainability and Social Change; minor in Environmental Studies

At GallatinResearched water scarcity and rural farming in Bhutan; was named the 2013 New Jersey Environmentalist of the Year and a 2013 Governor's Environmental Excellence Award; internships included AmeriCorps and City Growers

Post GallatinExecutive Director of Mahwah Environmental Volunteers Organization (MEVO)