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Michelle Mann

Michelle Mann

Michelle Mann is an advanced PhD Candidate in European History, co-Director of the Brandeis University Writing Center, and Education Coordinator for the Graduate Student Association. Her academic scholarship focuses on nationalism, citizenship and colonialism in France and the Mediterranean. During her time at Brandeis, she has worked with the History, English, French, and Global Studies departments to develop and teach a wide range of writing-intensive subjects, and was the recipient of the 2014 University Prize Instructorship. She specializes in the pedagogy of critical analysis, research and writing, and after graduation her goal is to develop  innovative university programs that emphasize the integration of historical knowledge and  critical thinking methods across the curriculum.

Matthew Schratz

Matthew Schratz is a PhD candidate in the English department. He has worked as a tutor in the Writing Center for several years, has taught UWS classes on the Cold War and on the university, and his research focuses on depictions of unskilled labor in the twentieth century American novel. He has a BA from Williams College and an MA from New York University.


Field of Study

Scott Schnur

Social Anthropology, MA

Ilana Cohen

Anthropology and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, MA

Alex Luu

Computational Linguistics, MA

Paige Henderson

Anthropolgy, PhD

Doug Bafford

Anthropology, PhD

Ryan Nicoll

Computational Linguistics, MA

Margot Kotler

English & Women's, Gender, and Sexuality, MA

Katie Nadeau

English, PhD

Ryan Collins

Anthropology, PhD

Allyson Ferry

Sustainable International Development, MA

Courtney Pina Miller

English, PhD

Teresa Sherman

Sustainable International Development, MA/MBA

Gina Pugliese

English, PhD

Michael Mirer

English, PhD

Jake Burg

English, PhD

Marilyn Bean

Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, MA

Elliott Rousseau

Anthropology, MA

Zion Griffin

Sustainable International Development, MA

Amber Taylor


Christina Hutson

Sociology and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, MA

Philip Carlisle

English and Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, MA

Abigail Arnold

English, PhD

Joshua Freedline

Anthropology, MA

Noah Steinberg -DiStefano

International Development, Heller, MA

Brenden O'Donnell

English, PhD

Amity Pauley

Sociology and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, MA

Jennifer Thomas

English, PhD