Meet Our Team

Staff Members

Evangeline "Eva" Kubu
Associate Dean & Director of Professional Development
Office Phone
Office
113 Clio Hall
Sonali Majumdar
Assistant Dean for Professional Development
Office Phone
Office
Clio Hall 009
James M. Van Wyck
Assistant Dean for Professional Development
Office Phone
Office
008 Clio Hall
Laura Christiansen
Graduate Student Professional Development Coordinator
Office Phone
Office
004A Clio Hall

Professional Development Associates

Yuzhou Bai, GS, EAS
Professional Development Associate
Jonathan Aguirre, GS, SPO
Professional Development Working Group Member
Vy Luu, GS, PHY
Professional Development Associate
Yangyou Fang, GS, SPO
Professional Development Associate

GradFUTURES University Administration Fellows

Lindsay Griffiths, GS, ENG
University Administrative Fellow
"So far, my experience with GradFUTURES has been nothing short of lovely, and I look forward to future engagement."
Genevieve Allotey-Pappoe, GS, MUS
University Administrative Fellow
"The GradFutures program is a great initiative for the professional development of graduate students at Princeton."
Kimberly Akano, GS, REL
University Administrative Fellow

Kimberly Akano is a Ph.D. student in Religion and a University Administrative Fellow with GradFutures. Using ethnographic and historical methods, Kimberly examines how the increasing presence of African immigrants in the United States transforms contemporary conceptualizations of Black religious identities. In particular, Kimberly considers how…

James Watson-Krips, GS, EAS
University Administrative Fellow

"I have come to see that there is no single path to academic career development -- skills learned outside the academy can be of great use in one's academic work, and the methodologies we employ as Ph.D. students can similarly help in a variety of careers beyond the academy."

Duygu Coskuntuna, GS, NES
University Administrative Fellow

Duygu Coskuntuna is a Ph.D candidate at Near Eastern Studies, and holds a M.A in History from Boğaziçi University. Her current research focus is the Ottoman and German war experiences during World War I. She is a University Administrative Fellow in Graduate School's Trailblazers Beyond the Tenure Track Series.

"What fascinates me…

Hellen Wainaina, GS, ENG

Hellen Wainaina (she/her) is a PhD student in the English department and a scholar in the Graduate Scholars Program through the Access, Diversity & Inclusion Office. In her research and writing, Hellen is interested in postcolonial narratology, black aesthetics, and critical resistance to reductive readings of postcolonial literature,…

Andrew Finn, GS, ENG
University Administrative Fellow

I am the current Vice President of the Graduate Student Government, a University Administrative Fellow, and an English Department PhD Candidate who specializes in medieval English literature.