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Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

Boisi Center Staff 2012-2013
2012-2013 Boisi Center staff: Kevin Durazzo, Sarah Slater, Joanna Kassel, Erik Owens, Mary Popeo, Alan Wolfe, Nichole Flores and Susan Richard (l to r)



Omeed Alidadi (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2015-2018)

Matthew Bagot (Graduate Research Assistant, 2006-2007)
Assistant Professor of Theology at Spring Hill College

Max Blaisdell (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2015-2016)

Daniel Bruen (Undergraduate Research Assistant, Fall 2008)
Equities Trader at Weeden & Co., New York

Wilco Carey (Undergraduate Research Assistant, Spring 2014)
Capital Markets Paralegal at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

Patricia M.Y. Chang (Assistant Director, 2000-2005)
Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Stanford University

Shannon Cozzo Mahon (Graduate Research Assistant, 2004)
Coordinator for Google Inc.

John Crowley-Buck (Graduate Research Assistant, 2007-2008)
Ph.D. Student in Christian Ethics at Loyola University Chicago

Kelly Cupo (Web Specialist, 2010-2011)
Digital Product Manager at CVS Health

Jay Deely (Graduate Research Assistant, 2000-2001)

Thomas DeNardo (Graduate Research Assistant, 2000-2006)
Securities Lending at State Street Corporation

Ryan Duffy (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2016-17)

Kevin Durazo (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2013)
Assistant Director of Campus Ministry and Theology Teacher at Catholic Memorial School

Mary Elliot (Graduate Research Assistant, 2018-2019)

Connor Farley (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2015-2016)

Matthew Farnum (Undergraduate Research Assistant, Summer 2014)
Legal Administrative Assistant at Clark+Elbing LLP

Andrew Finstuen (Interim Assistant Director, 2005-2006)
Dean of the Honors College and Associate Professor in the Department of History, Boise State University

Nichole M. Flores (Graduate Research Assistant, 2012-2013; Web Specialist, 2011-2012)
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia

C. Thomas Fraatz (Graduate Research Assistant, 2016-2017)

Joseph Gravellese (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2009-2010)
Aide to Mayor Brian Arrigo at City of Revere

Evan Goldstein (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2014-2015)
MA Student in Theology at Union Theological Seminary 

Suzanne Hevelone (Graduate Research Assistant, 2007-2009, and Program Coordinator, 2015-2017)
PULSE Instructor at Boston College

Kristin Heyer (Graduate Research Assistant, 2000-2002)
Professor of Theology at Boston College

Jack Lee Hill (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2013-14)

Yael Levin Hungerford (Graduate Research Assistant, 2014-2015)
PhD student in Political Science, Boston College

Claire Kairys (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2011-2012)
Graduate student in Public Health at Columbia University

JoAnna Kassel (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2011-2013)
Local Market Specialist at Porch in Seattle, Washington

Sean Keeley (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2014-2015)
Associate at Blue Star Strategies, Washington, DC

Kim Kosman (Graduate Research Assistant, 1999-2000)

Susan Kourtis (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2017-2018)

Chris Lemming (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2009)
Land Project Manager at Partners In Building

Thornton Lockwood (Graduate Research Assistant, 2000-2002)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Quinnipiac University

Kyle Logan (Graduate Research Assistant, 2015-2016)

Isabelle Martinez (Web Specialist, 2007-2008)
Vice President Marketing Co-Founder of arte|facto boston

Kara McBride (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2010-2011)
Legal Fellow at Human Rights First Law Practice, New York, New York

Emily McCormick (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2010-2011)
Case Manager and Behavioral Health Associate with Catholic Community Services in Juneau, Alaska

Nathan McGuire (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2015-2016)

Corinne Madigan Munchbach (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2008-2009)
Vice President of Marketing at BlueConic, Boston

Jorge Mejía (Undergraduate Research Fellow, 2017-2019)

Benjamin Miyamoto (Undergraduate Research Assistant, Fall 2013)
Retail Representative at Hana Tropicals

Therese Murphy (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2013-2014)
Director of Communications for The Irish American Partnership 

Adrianne Nagy DaPonte (Graduate Research Assistant, 2001-2002)
Special Assistant for Communications and Research in the Office of the President at Princeton University.

Jack Nuelle (Graduate Research Assistant, 2017-2018 & Interim Assistant to the Director, 2018-2019)

Erik Owens (Assistant/Associate Director, 2006-2018)

Associate Professor of the Practice of Theology and Director of the International Studies Program at Boston College

Amelia Parker (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2016-2017)

Celso Perez (Graduate Research Assistant, 2009-2010)
Associate at Kurzban Kurzban Weinger Tetzeli & Pratt Law Practice, Miami, Florida

Mary Popeo (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2012-2014)
MPA/ID Program Assistant at Harvard Kennedy School

Mark Potter (Graduate Research Assistant, 2003)
Faculty member in Religious Studies and Campus Ministry at Newton Country Day School

Sarah Slater (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2012-2013)
Business Analyst at Deloitte Consulting, Boston, Massachusetts

Catherine Smith (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2009-2010)
International economic development specialist, London, United Kingdom 

Brenna R. Strauss (Graduate Research Assistant, 2010-2012)

Karen Teel (Graduate Research Assistant, 2006-2007)
Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Diego

Katherine Tsantes (Undergraduate Research Assistant, Summer 2012)
Consultant for Deloitte

Hillary Thompson (Graduate Research Assistant, 2007-2008)

Sylvia Waghorne (Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2017) 

Brian Ward (Undergraduate Research Fellow, 2018-2019)

Alan Wolfe (Director, 1999 - 2016)