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The following English alums have graciously volunteered to speak with interested majors about their careers and experiences in the work world. If you'd like to contact one of them, please speak with Celeste or Janis in the Undergrad Office to receive the mentor's email address.

Writing/Editorial/Media Mentors


Alumni

Year

Region

Area

Hannah Auerbach

2010

Greater Boston

Marketing

Bob Bobala

1990

San Diego

Writer/Editor

Peter Breslow

1977

Washington DC

Public Radio Producer

Caroline Fenton

2007

Greater Boston

Education/Publishing

John Glynn

1990

Missouri

News & Events

Erin Hayes

2003

Greater Boston

Entertainment

Susan Karcz

1981

New York City

Higher Education - Editorial Writer

Diana Lulek

2009

Brooklyn, NY

Entertainment Editor

Katie Mcleod

2000

Greater Boston

Features Editor/On-line Media

Matthew McNulty

2010

New York City

Metro News Reporter

Craig Sandler

1995

Florida

General Manager - CMO

David Singer

1985

Schenectady, NY

Media - News & Events


Publishing Mentors


Alumni

Year

Region

Specialty

Hannah Auerbach

2010

Greater Boston

Publicity

Kevin Horwitz

1999

Greater Boston

Publishing Executive

Sandra Mangurian

1964

Chicago

Publishing Executive

Kerry O'Grady

2006

New York City

Media - Family Magazines

Allie Struzik

2006

Greater Boston

Academic Publishing

Monica Sweeney

2010

Greater Boston

Conceptual Agent/In-House Author


Non-Profit Mentors


Alumni

Year

Region

Industry

Peter Breslow

1977

Washington DC

Public Radio

Robert Brock

1984

Missouri

Public museums

Rob Fujiwara

2009

Middlesex County

Boys & Girls Club

James Laberge

2009

Hampshire County

Counseling

Vinh Nguyen

2012

New York City

Public Policy

Dana Pungello

2003

New York City

Education

Adam Schoenfarber

2008

New York City

Social Work

Tessa Simonds

2008

Hampshire County

Media & Politics

Stephanie Wasser

1975

Greater Boston

Real Estate Development

Adam Zinkievich

2008

Hartford, CT

Communications for non-profit


Secondary/Higher Education Teaching Mentors

Alumni

Year

Region

Title

John Bonanni

2007

Massachusetts

Special Education Teacher

John Gibney

1990

Franklin County

English Teacher

Kathryn Ives

1986

Virigina

English Teacher

A.C. Kemp

1987

Greater Boston

Lecturer in English Language Studies

Ken Lundberg

1984

Greater Boston

Middle School English

Rose Mendonca

1993

Middlesex County

Adjunct Professor

Sharon Milch

1970

New Jersey

AP English Teacher

Kerry O'Grady

2006

New York City

Adjunct Professor in Public Relations and Corporate Communications

Marcy Tanter

1996

Texas

Assoc. Professor of English

Pauline Uchmanowicz

1981

New York

Assoc. Professor of English

Michelle B. Wynn

1993

California

AP Chemistry Teacher



Secondary Education/Higher Education
Administration Mentors


Alumni

Year

Region

Title

Carol Cohen

1988

Greater Boston

Asst. Principal

Andrea Dine

1990

Greater Boston

Director Career Development Center

Richard Freccero

1973

Hampden County

Principal

Scott Greenberg

1977

Middlesex County

Assoc. VP of Academic Affairs and Dean of Graduate Continuing Education

Erin Nelson

2010

Greater Boston

Asst. to Residential Dean

Becky Prior

1994

Greater Boston

Asst. Manager of Operations in graduate admissions

Ann-Marie Reddy

Rhode Island

Director, Annual Fund

Samantha Ryan

2011

Amherst, MA

Asst. Director of Admissions

David Singer

1985

New York

Director of Communications



Legal Industry Mentors


Alumni

Year

Region

Title

David Bradley

1997

Greater Boston

District Attorney

Erik Kimball

1987

Florida

US Bankruptcy Judge

Adrienne Vaughan

1993

Greater Boston

Attorney



Technology/Software Mentors


Alumni

Year

Region

Area

Kelsey Anderson

2011

Greater Boston

Healthcare Copywriter

Bob Bobala

1990

San Diego

In-product Design Writing

Jack Massa

1978

SW Florida

Software/E-Learning/Technology Training



Healthcare Industry Mentors


Alumni

Year

Region

Area

Kelsey Anderson

2011

Greater Boston

Professional Writing

Gordon Bedford

2001

Greater Boston

Pharmaceutical Industry

Anne Ferreira

1975

Fall River

Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing

Jan FitzGerald

1974

Hawaii

Mental Health

Joseph Needleman

2012

Greater Boston

Clinical Research

Adam Schoenfarber

2008

New York City

Social Work



Graduate School/Post-Grad Mentors


Alumni

Year

Region

Grad Level

Area

Gordon Bedford

2001

Greater Boston

MA Candidate

Library Sciences

Ashar Boulos

2009

Maryland

MA Candidate

International Relations & International Finance

Jenny Krichevsky

2008

Hampshire County

PhD Candidate

Composition & Rhetoric

Kathryn Manz

2006

Greater Boston

MFA Candidate

Children's literature

Jennifer Nailos

2007

Indiana

Ed.D. Candidate

Higher Ed & Student Affairs

Kiersten Rooke

2010

Washington DC

MA Candidate

International Development, background in nonprofits, NGOs, faith-based organizations, international affairs



Marketing/Public Relations/Business Mentors


Alumni

Year

Region

Industry

Bob Bobala

1990

San Diego

Marketing Consulting

Dustin Burke

1981

Greater Boston

Commercial Real Estate

Ted Buswick

1967

Worcester

Higher Ed.

Steve Ferrara

1973

Washington DC

Educational Testing & Assessment

Anne Ferreira

1975

Fall River

Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing

Joanna Frank

2010

Greater Boston

Insurance

Patrick Hellen

2001

Greater Boston

Computer Software

Paul Hickey

2009

California

Audio & higher ed.

Kevin Horwitz

1999

Greater Boston

Marketing in Publishing

Alan D. Hurvitz

1972

New York

Technology

Jonathan Myerov

1994

Greater Boston

Robotics

Kerry O'Grady

2006

New York City

Marketing

Lauren Proctor

2008

New York City

Digital Trends and Marketing

Scott Sambade

1990

New York City

Real Estate

James Wagstaff

2007

California

Software for business




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