Meet the GradFUTURES Team

Staff Members

Evangeline "Eva" Kubu
Senior Associate Dean of Professional Development
Office Phone
Office
113 Clio Hall
Sonali Majumdar
Assistant Dean for Professional Development
Office Phone
Office
009 Clio Hall
James M. Van Wyck
Assistant Dean for Professional Development
Office Phone
Office
008 Clio Hall
Nourine Bhimani
Assistant Director of Graduate Experiential Programs
Office Phone
Office
200 Clio Hall
Amanda Peacock
Graduate Student Professional Development Program Coordinator
Office Phone
Office
111 Clio Hall
Rebecca Sausville
Graduate Student Professional Development/Civic Science Fellow
Office Phone
Office
004 Clio Hall

2023-2024 Professional Development Associates

Ipsita Dey, GS, ANT
Professional Development Associate 2023-24
Camila Llerena-Olivera, GS, CEE
Professional Development Associate 2023-24
Pablo Oyler-Castrillo, GS, QCB
Professional Development Associate 2023-24
Mathilde Sauquet, GS, ART
Professional Development Associate 2023-24
Hansen Tjo, GS, CBE
Professional Development Associate 2023-24
Qiqi Yang, GS, EEB
Professional Development Associate 2023-24

2023-2024 GradFUTURES University Administration Fellows

Ian Gunady, GS, MAE
University Administrative Fellow

Ian is a Ph.D. student in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering working on experiments studying turbulence within the field of fluid mechanics. Ian is University Administrative Fellow (UAF) in spring 2024 in the GradFUTURES team and led development of the inaugural cohort of Structured Problem Solving like Consultants with Kevin Xu (GS, CBE) and…

Hellen Wainaina, GS, ENG
University Administrative Fellow

"I am determined to be a good steward of my time and the talents I have been granted and those I have nurtured; to author meaningful scholarship in Black literary studies; and to reach back and around to help others in the pursuit of their intellectual inquiry. I am a University Administrative Fellow, collaborating with the GradFUTURES team to launch a new podcast."

Jonathan A. Romero, GS, SPO

Jonathan A. Romero is a fifth-year graduate student at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. He completed his undergraduate studies at the Institute for English Philology and the Peter Szondi Institute of Comparative Literature at Freie Universitaet Berlin.  At Princeton he was the recipient of the 2019 Lassen Fellowship for commitment…

Yassine Ait Ali, GS, FIT

I'm a fourth-year graduate student in the Department of French & Italian at Princeton University and an Ivy Plus Exchange Scholar in the Department of Comparative Literature at Harvard University in 2023-2024. I work mainly on critical reception studies, creative adaptation, and intertextuality with a focus on the way artists and writers of…

Ke (Kevin) Xu, GS, CBE
University Administrative Fellow

Originally from Beijing China, Kevin is a Ph.D. student in chemical and biological engineering. His work focuses on sustainable, scalable manufacturing of natural products using yeast. Kevin is passionate about supporting graduate students as they explore career options and build core competencies through hands-on experience.