Student, Faculty, and Alumni Stories

Avery Agles, GS, CBE

  • University Administrative Fellow
"My experience has totally transformed my idea of academia into a place where meaningful change and empowerment can happen."

Jonathan Aguirre, GS, SPO

  • Professional Development Working Group Member
  • Participant, American Higher Ed GradFUTURES Learning Cohort
  • Participant, Ethics of AI GradFUTURES Learning Cohort
"I've been most appreciative of the stimulating conversations that have motivated me to pursue research topics I would have never otherwise...

Mai Alkhamissi

  • University Administrative Fellow

Mai K. Alkhamissi is a second-year PhD student with an MA in Anthropology and Cultural Politics from Goldsmiths and a BA in Anthropology and...

Emilia Arguello, GS, Chemistry

  • Community College Teaching Fellow
"I am excited to participate in this fellowship to experience the personal connections – both as a mentee and as a mentor – that only a genuine...

Megan Armknecht, GS, HIS

  • Summer Intern, Bureau of Bureau of Public Affairs/ Office of the Historian in Washington D.C
"[T]his experience helped me form meaningful working relationships with other historians, and has been helpful in framing my prospectus for my...

Soha Aslam, *20, MAE

  • Pathways with a Ph.D. Participant
  • GradFUTURES Forum Participant

Soha Aslam earned a Masters of Science and Engineering (MSE) candidate in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering program at Princeton University...

Joseph Avery, GS, PSY

  • GradFUTURES Learning Cohort Participant
"I learned a lot, I met other students with similar interests, and I formed lasting relationships with experts in the respective fields."

Yuzhou Bai, GS, EAS

  • Professional Development Associate
"I'm excited to support my fellow Ph.D.s in at least two ways: to highlight recent job market trends and consult on new career options for graduate...

Carol Barash *89, ENG

  • GradFUTURES Forum Speaker

Award-winning author, educator, and entrepreneur Carol Barash holds degrees from Yale (BA,

John Barr, GS, CHM

  • Community College Teaching Fellow

John Barr is a Ph.D. Candidate in Chemistry and a 2020 Community College Teaching Fellow at Camden County College.

Udit Batra, *96 (CBE)

  • CEO, MilliporeSigma
  • Member of the Executive Board, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Dr. Udit Batra earned a Ph.D.

Wendy Laura Belcher

  • Professor of Comparative Literature and African American Studies
"Fortunately, the graduate student professional development program at Princeton University provides training in just these types of skills and thus...

André Benhaïm

  • Associate Professor
  • Director of Graduate Studies
"The leadership and opportunities promoted by GradFutures provide students with invaluable practical tools that will help them magnify their...

Dan Berbecel, *19, Politics

  • Community College Teaching Fellow
"I would recommend this program to any Princeton graduate student, and they will gain a lot by participating in it."

Natalie Berkman, *18, FIT

  • University Administrative Fellow
"Organizing the first Grad Student Career Meetup helped me to start picturing myself doing other things, and now I am happily managing academics at a...

Joel Boggess

  • Coordinator, Professional Development & Access and Inclusion

As a Coordinator for the Professional Development and Access, Diversity, and Inclusion teams, Joel helps to manage the daily workflow and to...

Phone: 609-258-9794
Office: Clio Hall

Cara Bramson

  • GradFUTURES Learning Cohort Participant

Cara Bramson is the Student Outreach and Programming Coordinator at the Princeton University Art Museum, and a presenter at the GradFUTURES...

Sarah Marie Bruno, GS Physics

"The Pathways with a PhD Bootcamp helped me gain a renewed sense of purpose and energy in my graduate studies."

Zoe Rose Buonaiuto, *18, HIS

  • University Administrative Fellow
"Participating in the UAF program was one of the most formative experiences I had at Princeton. The program provided me important mentorship, a...

Sarah Carson, *20, HIS

  • GradFUTURES Learning Cohort Participant
"The small-group seminar setting was fruitful for refreshing conversations that demystified how "the university" works and keyed me into current...

Jim Casey

  • Mentor, University Administrative Fellows Program
"We have been delighted to welcome the University Administrative Fellows to the Center for Digital Humanities. The Fellows are gaining a wide range...

Jennifer Jortner Cassidy

  • GradFUTURES Forum Presenter

Caitlin Charos, *19, ENG

  • University Administrative Fellow
"As a UAF, I found the structure, skill-building, and community I was looking for to make my graduate school experience more intentional. I highly...

Janet Chow, GS, ENG

  • Community College Teaching Fellow
"The Community College Teaching Fellowship completely changed the way I think about accessibility and pedagogy, for which I’ll always be deeply...

Dane Christie, *19, CBE

"If you cannot convince people of the merit of your ideas in language they can understand, you are not going anywhere, since it is impossible to...