Alumni Directory

Public Humanities MA program graduates have found work in museums, historical societies, cultural planning agencies, heritage tourism, historic preservation, informal learning centers, universities, and community arts programs. Explore this directory to see our alumni's current jobs and locations.

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  • Lauren Abman, MA'14

    Assistant to the Director, Vicky Myhren Gallery at the University of Denver

    Denver, CO

  • Deborah Abramson Kroll, MA'08

    Engagement Manager, Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK Research and Innovation

    Stroud, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

  • Erin Aoyama, MA'19

    American Studies PhD Student

  • Krystal Appiah, MA'11

    Reference Librarian, Curator of African American History, Library Company of Philadelphia

    Philadelphia, PA

  • Sandra Arnold, MA'19

  • Bowen Ashley, MA'13, AMST PhD'16

    Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow, Digital Engagement Manager, Science History Institute

    Philadelphia, PA

  • Amy Atticks, MA'11

    Individual Giving Manager, Richmond Symphony

    Richmond, VA

  • Lily Benedict, MA'14

    Educator, School + Teacher Programs, RISD Museum | Secretary - Board of Directors, RISD Museum of Science and Art

    Providence, RI

  • Shawn Biegen, MA'08

    Electronic Resources Coordinator, Bailey-Howe Library, University of Vermont

    Burlington, VT

  • Rachael Binning, MA'09

    Synagogue Initiative Deputy Director, Southern Pacific Region, AIPAC

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Montana Blanco, MA'10

    Theater designer, Self-employed

    New York City, NY

  • Emma Boast, MA'19

  • Leanne Boudreau (Tremblay), MA'07

    Fine Artisan, Owner, Loomination

    Westminster, MA

  • Erin Boyle, MA'11

    Writer, Editor, Self-employed

    New York City, NY

  • Hillary Brady, MA'14

    Digital Services Program Assistant, Smithsonian Institution Archives

    Washington, DC

  • Rosie Branson-Gill, MA'09

    Director of Education, Milk Street Kitchen | Program Director, Cold Hollow Sculpture Park

    Boston, MA | Enodburg Falls, VT

  • Arielle Julia Brown, MA'17

    Associate Producer of Programs, Alternate ROOTS

    Atlanta, GA

  • Emily Bryant, MA'12

    Curator of Education and Volunteers, Battleship Cove

    Fall River, MA

  • Leah Burgin, MA'17

    Manager of Museum Education and Programs, Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown

    Providence, RI

  • Gerald Carbone, MA'13

    Writer, Brown and Sharpe History Project

    Providence, RI

  • Alma Carrillo, MA'07

    Executive Director, Buffalo Arts Studios | Advisory Board, Center for Public Humanities at Brown

    Buffalo, NY

  • Clarissa Ceglio, MA'09, AMST PhD'14

    Digital Humanities Research Assistant, University of Connecticut

    Storrs, CT

  • Margaret (Peggy) Chang, MA'13

    Assistant Dean for Engaged Learning and Director, Curricular Resource Center, Brown University

    Providence, RI

  • Victoria Charette, MA'12

    Curatorial Department Coordinator, Institute of Contemporary Art

    Boston, MA

  • Thomas Chen, MA'07, AMST PhD'14

    Software Engineer at Envoy (

    Norwich, VT

  • Josephine Chiles, MA'08

    Director Product Marketing, AppExchange, Salesforce

    San Francisco, CA

  • Jasmine Chu, MA'19

  • Laura Cohen, MA'08

    Director of Fund Development, Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania

    Philadelphia, PA

  • Elon Cook, MA'12

    Program Manager & Curator, Center for Reconciliation | Director, The Robbins House, Concord, MA | Genealogist and Freelance Consultant, Their Child Genealogy

    Providence, RI

  • Sam Coren, MA'19

    American Studies PhD Student

  • Jonathan Cortez, MA'17

    American Studies PhD Student at Brown

    Providence, RI

  • Kristen Costa, MA'07

    Curator, Newport Restoration Foundation

    Newport, RI

  • Elizabeth Crawford,

    MA'15 / Freelance Curator, Designer and Storyteller / Self-Employed / Providence, RI

  • Elizabeth Crawford, MA'15

    Freelance Curator, Designer and Storyteller, Self-Employed

    San Francisco, CA

  • Erin Curtis, MA'08, PhD'15

    Senior Curator, La Plaza de Cultura Y Artes

    Los Angeles,CA

  • Keila Davis, MA'14

    Analyst, Department of State

    Washington, DC

  • Erendina Delgadillo, MA'13

    Curatorial Assistant, La Plaza de Culturas y Artes

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Kathy Devlin, MA'08

    Colonial Interpreter, Plimoth Plantation

    Plymouth, MA

  • Katherine Diedrick, MA'15

    Researcher, United Campus Workers, Communications Workers of America

    Atlanta, GA

  • Sarah Dylla, MA'16

    Special Collections Librarian and Creative Strategist,RISD

    Providence, RI

  • Barbara Elmudesi, MA'16

    Direccion Museologica, Universidad Austral de Chile

    Valdivia, Chile

  • Sara C. Emmenecker, MA'11

    Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Carlson School of Management

    Minneapolis, MN

  • Emily Esten, MA'18

  • Abigail Ettelman, MA'14

    Principal Gifts Coordinator, Environmental Defense Fund

    New York, NY

  • Yuanyuan (Angela) Feng, MA'18

    American Studies PhD Student

    Providence, RI

  • Caitlin Fisher, MA'10

    Tenant Coordinator, Rockhill Management

    San Francisco, CA

  • Julieanne Fontana, MA'18

  • Stephanie Fortunato, MA'08

    Director, Department of Arts, Culture and Tourism, City of Providence

    Providence, RI

  • Raina Fox, MA'12

    Rotary Peace Fellow, MA'19 in Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Queensland

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Tyler French, MA'17

    Adjunct Artists, Dance Exchange

    Washington, DC

  • Victoria Fulton, MA'13

    Program Manager, Project Impact, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County Schools

    Winston-Salem, NC

  • Maiyah Gamble-Rivers, MA'16

    Manager of Programs and Outreach, Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Brown University

    Providence, RI

  • Maria Paula Garcia Mosquera, MA'18

    Programme Officer at the International Council on Archives

    Paris, France

  • Diane Garvey, MA'16

  • Anna Ghublikian, MA'13

    Content Editor, Craftsy

    Denver, CO

  • Thaddeus Gibbson, MA'18

  • Tracy Gierada, MA'08

    Curator, The Heritage Museum & Cultural CenterBenton Harbor, Michigan

    Benton Harbor, MI

  • Margaret Goddard, MA'17

    American Studies PhD Student at Brown

    Providence, RI

  • Elena Gonzales, MA'10, AMST PhD'15

    Author and curatorial consultant, Self-employed

    Chicago, IL

  • Alexandra Goodman, MA'13

    Museum and Early Learning Specialist, Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center

    Washington, DC

  • Alexandra Goodman (Francis), MA'11

    Museum and Early Learning Specialist, Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center

    Washington, DC

  • Caroline Griffith, MA'13

    Program Director, UVA Center for Cultural Landscapes

    Charlottesville, VA

  • Jane-Coleman Harbison, MA'13

    Historic Preservation Specialist, Tennessee Historical Commission

    Nashville, TN

  • Jacquelyn Harris, MA'13

    Secondary German Teacher, Scranton School District

    Scranton, PA

  • Nara Hernandez, MA'10

    Visual Arts Director, Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Kathryn Higgins, MA'11

    Interim Museum Educator, Seattle Art Museum

    Seattle, WA

  • Chistina Ho, MA'17

    Freelance Artist, Designer, Creative

    New York, NY

  • Kristen Iemma, MA'19

    American Studies PhD Student

  • Taylor Jackson, MA'19

  • Rachael Jeffers, MA'12

    Development and Communications Officer, Rhode Island Council for the Humanities

    Providence, RI

  • Zhuohan (Bella) Jiang, MA'19

  • Jessica Johnson, MA'06, AMST PhD'12

    Outreach Director, Department of History, University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, MA

  • Jazzmen Johnson, MA'15

    Independent Artist, Folk Told ME | Assistant Curator, Teacher, Artist Proof Studio

    Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Annie Johnson, MA'08

    Library Publishing and Scholarly Communications Specialist, Temple University

    Philadelphia, PA

  • Jacquelynn Jones , MA'19

    American Studies PhD Student

  • Natasha Kandekar, MA'16

    Independent Director and Curator, Self-employed

    Boston, MA

  • Molly Kerker, MA'15

    Manager of Continuing Education, The Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Brooklyn, NY

  • Kimberly Kowal-Arcand, MA'13

    Visualization Lead and Production Coordinator, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory | Smithsonian Astrophysicsal Observatory

    Cambridge, MA

  • Sophia LaCava-Bohanan, MA'15

    Program Coordinator, Creative Arts Council, Granoff Center, Brown University

    Providence, RI

  • Nicole Larrondo, MA'16

    Assistant Instructor and PhD Students, University of Texas at Austin

    Austin, TC

  • Julia Lazarus, MA'07

    Assistant Director of Online Learning & Innovation, Brown School of Professional Studies

    Providence, RI

  • Andrea Ledesma, MA'17

    Web and Digital Projects Specialist, The Field Museum

    Chicago, IL

  • Heather Lee, MA'09, AST PhD'14

    Board Member, Chinese Historical Society of New England | Project Manager, Chinese Migrant Portal | Mellon Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT

    Boston, MA

  • Albert Lees, MA'10

    Owner and Operator, Lees Market

    Providence, RI

  • Kenna Libes, MA'19

  • Anna Links, MA'13

    Owner & Chief Project Manager, Links, Ink. Cultural Project Management

    Seattle, WA

  • Lucia Lopez, MA'09

    Museum Services Manager, Mashantucket Pequot Museum

    Mashantucket, CT

  • Mireya Loza, MA'06, AMST PhD'11

    Curator, National Museum of American History

    Washington, DC

  • Rica Maestas, MA'18


    Albuquerque, NM

  • Claritza Maldonado, MA'19

    American Studies PhD Student

  • Elizabeth Manekin, MA'09

    Assistant Curator of Education, Yale University Art Gallery

    New York, NY

  • Paul Margrave, MA'14

    Marketing and Box Office Coordinator, Brown University

    Providence, RI

  • Adrienne Adj Marshall, MA'13

    Art Producer, Meg Saligman Studios

    Philadelphia, PA

  • Emily McCartan, MA'13

    Civic Education and Intern Coordinator, Washington State Senate

    Olympia, WA

  • Elyse McNiff, MA'12

    Client Success Manager, LearnUp

    San Francisco, CA

  • Laura Mitchell, MA'15

    Communications & Program Officer, Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, UC Berkeley

    San Francisco, CA

  • Anna Moir, MA'11

    Grants & Communications Manager, Mount Auburn Cemetery

    Cambridge, MA

  • Lyra Monteiro, MA'09

    Co-Director, The Museum On Site | Assistant Professor, Rutgers University

    New York, NY | Providence, RI | Newark, NJ

  • Hannah Mooney, MA'19

  • Adrian Moore-Trask, MA'11

    Director of Business Advancement, Keshet Dance Company & Center for the Arts  

    Albuquerque, NM

  • Amanda Murray, MA'08

    Curatorial and Media Professional, Self-Employed

    Northampton, MA

  • Alyson Myers, MA'19

  • Leah Nahmias, MA'09

    Director of Programs & Community Engagement, Indiana Humanities

    Indianapolis, IN

  • Robin Ness, MA'18

    Senior Library Specialist, Brown University Library

    Providence, RI

  • Kara Noto, MA'17

    Adjunct Instructor, Oakland University

    Detroit, MI

  • Betsy O'Neill-Larkin, MA'08

    Associate Director, North America Programs, Road Scholar

    Boston, MA

  • Marjory O'Toole, MA'18

    Managing Director, Little Compton Historical Society

    Little Compton, RI

  • Johanna Obenda, MA'19

  • Jonathan Olly, MA'08, AMST PhD'13

    Assistant Curator, Long Island Museum of American Art, History, and Carriages          

    Stony Brook, NY

  • Molly Pailet, MA'19

  • Jessica Palinski, MA'15

    Image & Media Acquisition Coordinator, Brooklyn Museum

    New York City, NY

  • Bess Paupeck, MA'13

    Program Manager, Arts @ 29 Garden, Harvard University

    Cambridge, MA

  • Bryn Pernot, MA'18

  • Resi Polixa, MA'14

    Park Ranger Interpretation, Lowell National Historical Park

    Lowell, MA

  • Anni Pullagura, MA'16

    American Studies PhD Student at Brown

    Providence, RI

  • Maria D. Quintero, MA'13

    Outreach & Programs Coordinator, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum/Kennedy Library Foundation

    Boston, MA

  • Julia Renaud, MA'19

  • Nicole Restaino,

    Senior Project Manager, Artsy

    New York, NY

  • Sarah Reusche, MA'12

    Special Assistant to the Director, Newport Restoration Foundation

    Newport, RI

  • Isabella Robbins, MA'19

  • Allison Roberts, MA'11

    Founder, Return to Sender, Inc.

    New York City, NY

  • Eduardo Robles, MA'16

    Museum Educator and Visitor Experience Manager, The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA LA) | Arts Associate, City of Los Angeles

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Meg Rotzel, MA'10

    Arts Program Manager, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

    Cambridge, MA

  • Malgorzata (Gosia) Rymsza-Pawlowska, MA'08, AMST PhD'12

    Assistant Professor, Department of History, American University

    Washington, DC

  • Ryan Saglio, MA'19

  • Micah Salkind, MA'10, AMST PhD'16

    Special Projects Manager, City of Providence Department of Art, Culture & Tourism | Adjunct Assistant Professor, Center for Public Humanities, Brown University

    Providence, RI

  • Brigitte Santana, MA'18

  • Aliza Schiff, MA'09

    Community Partnerships & Programs Manager, Arlington County Cultural Affairs

    Arlington, VA

  • Jessie Schlosser-Smith, MA'17

    Director of Open Space Programming, MIT

    Cambridge, MA

  • Robyn Schroeder, MA'10, AMST PhD'15

    Director of Humanities for the Public Good, UNC Chapel Hill

    Chapel Hill, NC

  • Reya Sehgal, MA'16

    Mellon Post-Graduate Fellow, International Center of Photography | Freelance Editor, RSSR Editing | Art Genome Project Coordinator, Artsy

    New York, NY

  • Sarah Seidman, MA'08, AMST PhD'12

    Curator of Social Activism, Museum of the City of New York

    New York City, NY

  • Emily Sellon, MA'17

    Site Coordinator, DownCity Design

    Providence, RI

  • Reina Shibata, MA'10

    Deputy Director, Department of Cultural Affairs

    New York, NY

  • Rachel Shipps, MA'14

    Associate Coordinator, Queens Museum

    Queens, NY

  • Nicole Sintetos, MA'18

    American Studies PhD Student

    Providence, RI

  • Sage Snider, MA'15

    Tour Guide at Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Hospitality Properties

    Nashville, TN

  • Rebecca Soules, MA'15

    Daily Visitor & Youth Programs Manager, Canterbury Shaker Village

    Canterbury, NH

  • Caroline Stevens, MA'16

    Founder and Director, Doors Open Rhode Island | Executive Director, AIA Rhode Island

    Providence, RI

  • Nathan Storring, MA'14

    Communications Associate, Project for Public Spaces

    New York, NY

  • Miranda Summers-Lowe, MA'09

    Curator, Armed Forces History, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution

    Washington, DC

  • Amelia Tatum-Grabowski, MA'15

    Education and Digital Outreach Specialist, The Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum and The National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    Washington, DC

  • Ruby Thiagarajan, MA'19

  • Virginia Thomas, MA'16

    American Studies PhD Student at Brown, Graduate Fellow in Public Humanities

    Providence, RI

  • Jamie Topper, MA'14

    Exhibit Design Assistant, Chicago Children's Museum

    Chicago, IL

  • Meghan Townes, MA'10

    Visual Studies Collection Registrar, The Library of Virginia

    Richmond, VA

  • Esteban Ucros, MA'10

    Project Strategist, Marqas

    Bogota, Colombia

  • Jessica Unger, MA'12

    Emergency Programs Coordinator, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

    Washington, DC

  • Jasmine Utsey, MA'12

    Program Manager, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

    Washington, DC

  • Anya Ventura, MA'12

    MA Program Creative Writing, University of Iowa

    Iowa City, IA

  • Katie Vogel, MA'17

    Educator, Lower East Side Tenement Museum

    New York, NY

  • Anna Wada, MA'13

    MA Program, Library Science, Simmons College

    Boston, MA

  • Kaitlynne Ward, MA'11

    State Collections Manager, State of Rhode Island, Department of Administration

    Providence, RI

  • Shana Weinberg, MA'11

    Assistant Director, Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Brown University

    Providence, RI

  • Nathaniel Weisenberg, MA'13

    Program Manager, Atomic Heritage Foundation

    Washington, DC

  • May Wijaya, MA'14

    Assistant Account Executive, Resnicow & Associates

    New York, NY

  • Miel Wilson, MA'08, AMST PhD'15

    Faculty and Outreach Associate, Archbishop Mitty High School

    San Jose, CA

  • Inge Zwart, MA'17

    Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Mapping Slavery

    Amsterdam, Netherlnds

  • Janet K. Zwolinski, MA'11

    Stewardship Manager, Brown University

    Providence, RI