Stanford in New York Faculty & Staff

About the Director

Rosina S. Miller is the founding director of Stanford in New York. Working for more than 25 years in experiential education, Rosina previously served on the faculty and then as executive director of The Philadelphia Center, an off-campus study program founded by the Great Lakes Colleges Association and one of the nation's earliest programs dedicated to academic internships and learning in an urban environment. Rosina is also a co-founder of a successful charter school in Philadelphia that features a Spanish language immersion program and a commitment to global citizenship. For 9 years, Rosina served in various leadership positions on the school’s Board of Trustees, including president.

Rosina holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in Folklore and Folklife and has researched, presented, and published on urban social change efforts. She is passionate about cities, urban cultural expression, experiential learning, and helping students integrate their personal, professional, and academic development.

Read an exclusive interview with Rosina S. Miller

New York Staff

Cheng-Hau Kee manages the students' residence in New York and coordinates activities for students outside of work and class. Previously, they worked as a Resident Assistant for Stanford's Asian American theme residence, as a program coordinator for Stanford's Queer Community Center, and at an international LGBTI Human Rights nonprofit as a Stanford Pride Fellow.

Cheng-Hau graduated from Stanford in June 2019 with a B.A. in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, with minors in Mathematics and Human Rights. In addition to studying abroad in Cape Town, they were a student at SiNY in Spring 2018, working as a legal and policy intern at the New York City Commission on Human Rights.


Yuliya Mykhaylovska manages the internship component of the program, focusing on student advising and alumni relations. She was previously the project manager to the co-founder of Dia&Co, a plus-size fashion styling startup. Prior to that, she was the platform manager at Lerer Hippeau Ventures, the most active seed-stage fund in New York, and worked with several hundred startup founders. 

Yuliya holds a B.A. with Distinction in International Relations and Modern Languages from Stanford University. While at Stanford, she studied in Madrid and Paris. She is an active volunteer with the TEAK Fellowship, a mentor for the 1776 Startup Incubator, and on the board of Stanford Young Alumni in New York.

Employers interested in a Stanford intern should contact Yuliya at yuliyam@stanford.edu.


Tatiana Rivera manages all finance and operations administration. Tatiana has been working higher education for over 6 years, serving as Program Manager for Columbia Journalism School, Program Administrator for Division of Programs in Business at NYU School of Professional Studies and Program Manager of Adult Education at The New York Botanical Garden. In her many roles, Tatiana has gained expertise in program development, curriculum streamlining, event planning and budgeting.

Tatiana holds a M.F.A in Playwriting from Columbia University, School of the Arts, where her thesis play, Finding Damascus, explored themes of religion, identity, family, and faith. She is an active volunteer with New York Cares, Monday Night Hospitality, and PAWS NY.


Dinali Romani manages outreach for the program, including admissions, recruitment, and marketing. Dinali has worked in higher education at Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government as Coordinator for the Office for Student Diversity and Inclusion and for the Office of Admissions. She was most recently the co-founder of an organic foods startup, leading marketing and sales.

Dinali holds a MA from Goddard College in Social Innovation and Sustainability.

 

Faculty in Residence

Autumn 2019 Faculty-in-Residence

Anne Kiremidjian

ask@stanford.edu

Kiremidjian's current research focuses on the design and implementation of wireless sensor networks for structural damage and health monitoring and the development of robust algorithms for structural damage diagnosis that can be embedded in wireless sensing units. She works on structural component and systems reliability methods; structural damage evaluation models; and regional damage, loss and casualty estimation methods utilizing geographic information and database management systems for...

Winter 2020 Faculty in Residence

Adam Tobin

Adam Tobin

Adam Tobin is a Senior Lecturer in the Film and Media Studies Program in the Department of Art and Art History, where he teaches Screenwriting, Script Analysis, Adaptation, and Visual Writing. He has also taught Television Writing, Screenwriting, Pitching, and Improvisational Speaking for Stanford Continuing Studies.  He worked as a story analyst for Jim Henson Pictures and ran pitch seminars at DreamWorks Animation...

Spring 2020 Faculty in Residence

Jennifer DeVere Brody

Jennifer DeVere Brody graduated with a B.A. in Victorian Studies from Vassar College and did her graduate work in English and American Literature at the University of Pennsylvania which awarded her the Thurgood Marshall Prize for Academics and Community Service. Her scholary essays have appeared in Theatre Journal, Signs, Genders, Callaloo, Screen, Text and Performance Quarterly and in numerous edited volumes. Her books, Impossible Purities: Blackness, Femininity and Victorian Culture...

Lecturers

Ben Allanson

Ben Allanson spent the past 8 years working in the financial services industry. He has an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business. As a Stanford undergraduate, he studied Political Science and Classics and played rugby. He has served on the boards of several Stanford alumni groups.

Mohammed Badi

Mohammed Badi is the Chief Strategy Officer at American Express. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s medium-to-long term enterprise-wide strategy, running the company’s long-range planning process and ensuring alignment between the enterprise strategy, business unit strategies and the M&A strategy. Prior to joining American Express in October 2018, Dr. Badi was Senior Partner and Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he led the firm’s global Payments...

Emily Bell

Emily Bell

Emily Bell is founding director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism and a leading thinker, commentator and strategist on digital journalism. 

Established in 2010, the Tow Center has rapidly built an international reputation for research into the intersection of technology and journalism. The majority of Bell’s career was spent at Guardian News and Media in London working as an award-...

Matt Boggie

Matt Boggie

Matt is a leading thinker and practitioner in the application of new technologies to media. He currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer at theSkimm, a company focused on helping millennial women live smarter lives. He has most recently worked as the Chief Technology Officer and part of the founding team for Axios, the news and information start-up. Prior to that he was the Director of the New York Times’ Research and Development Lab, where he had...

Jonathan Bronson

Dr. Bronson is an investor in the D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments group (DESRI), focused on the development of utility scale solar and wind projects. Prior to DESRI, Jon was a Vice President in D. E. Shaw’s Risk group. Jon was also COO of the Health Tech startup Betterpath (now Backpack Health) and a Project Leader at The Boston Consulting Group. Jon earned his PhD in computational biology from Columbia...

Arthur Cohen

Arthur Cohen

Arthur Cohen is CEO and co-founder of LaPlaca Cohen, the nation’s leading strategic marketing and communications firm serving the unique needs of cultural organizations. He consults to organizations throughout the world, working with management, Board members, collectors, foundations, sponsors and educators on audience development, communications and strategic planning issues. Cohen also oversees LaPlaca Cohen's ongoing...

Richard Gowan

Richard Gowan

Richard Gowan is an analyst and commentator on international affairs based in New York, specializing in crisis management and the United Nations. He is a senior policy fellow with the European Council on Foreign Relations and teaches at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. In recent years, he has acted a consultant to the United Nations and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. He is also a non-resident fellow at New York University’s Center on...

Danielle Jackson

Danielle Jackson

Danielle Jackson is deeply committed to bringing discrete people, ideas, and disciplines together. She is the co-founder of the Bronx Documentary Center, an internationally-recognized gallery and educational space that uses photojournalism and documentary film to create conversation on social change.  Formerly, she ran the cultural department at Magnum Photos NY where she coordinated a range of lectures, traveling exhibitions and retrospectives for museums, universities, and photo...

Joshua Jelly-Shapiro

Joshua Jelly-Shapiro

Joshua Jelly-Schapiro is the author of Island People: The Caribbean and the World (Knopf, 2016) and the co-editor, with Rebecca Solnit, of Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas (California, 2016).  He is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, and his work has also appeared in The New YorkerHarper'sThe BelieverThe Nation...

Chiseche Mibenge

Chiseche Salome Mibenge is an expert in gender and human rights. For two decades she has worked in the field of human rights education and served as a researcher and consultant in post conflict societies, addressing the issue of conflict related sexual violence and access to justice for survivors. In her current role, Chiseche is the Director for Gender Initiatives at Episcopal Relief & Development, the humanitarian response of the Episcopal Church. She provides the organization with...

Ciara Murphy

Ciara Murphy

Ciara Murphy, Ph.D., serves as Director of Strategic Research & Planning at the Public Theater, one of the nation’s first not-for-profit theaters championing new playwriting and home to Free Shakespeare in the Park. At the Public, Ciara leads all aspects of strategic & institutional planning, in addition to spearheading the Public’s audience research and program evaluation initiatives. Ciara received her Ph.D. in Theater & Performance Studies, and Ph.D. Minor in the History...

Mark Oldman

Mark Oldman

Cofounder of career portal Vault.com, Mark Oldman has authored nine books, including the best-selling America’s Top Internships (Random House), The Internship Bible(Random House), and Starting Your Own Business (Houghton Mifflin). He is also one of America's leading wine personalities, having written three books on the subject and speaking frequently at major gastronomic festivals across the country.  A licensed attorney...

Julie Orringer

Julie Orringer

Julie Orringer is a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow and the author of two award-winning books: The Invisible Bridge, a novel, and How to Breathe Underwater, a collection of stories.  She is a graduate of Cornell University, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and the Stegner Fellowship Program at Stanford, and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Cullman Center...

Luis Alfredo Ceferino Rojas

I'm a Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton University, investigating the resilience of urban systems to natural hazards in large urban centers. I earned my Ph.D. in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Stanford University, where I evaluated policies to improve the resilience of cities to disasters using cutting-edge earthquake engineering, statistical and machine learning techniques. During my Ph.D., I also developed

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James S. Russell

James S. Russell

James S. Russell, FAIA, is the Director, Design Strategic Initiatives at the New York City Department of Design and Construction, where his current work engages sustainability, resilience, equity and healthy living.  He has written for numerous publications as an architecture critic and journalist, including The Economist, Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. He was the architecture critic at Bloomberg News and a long-time editor at Architectural Record magazine. He blogs at ...