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Spotlight on Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni: Emily Discenza

Name: Emily Discenza UR Major: Economics Other UR Majors/Minors: Italian Studies Additional Education: Part Time Simon School Student – MS Accountancy Current City, State of Residence: Rochester NY Job Title: Senior Associate Employer: KTB Capital LLC. How did you choose your major(s)? I mistakenly thought that “economics” was a comparative substitute to being a business […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Amanda Michaud

Name: Amanda M Michaud UR Major: Economics Other UR Majors/Minors: Mathematics, Arabic Additional Education: University of Minnesota, MA and PhD- Economics (2012) Current City, State of Residence: Bloomington, Indiana Job Title: Assistant Professor of Economics Employer: University of Indiana- Bloomington How did you choose your major(s)? At Rochester, I sampled courses in political science, philosophy, […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Sohee Gu

Name:  Sohee Gu UR Major: Economics Other UR Majors/Minors: International Relations (Minor) Additional Education: Currently attending School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Johns Hopkins University, and pursuing a master’s degree in International Economics + International Relations Current City, State of Residence: Washington, D.C. How did you choose your major(s)? In my sophomore year, I […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Crystal Cusimano

Name: Crystal Cusimano UR Major: Economics Other UR Majors/Minors: Psychology Minor and Business Management Certificate Additional Education: M.S, Marketing and M.S. Education Media Design and Technology Current City, State of Residence: Rochester, NY Job Title: Director, Office of Summer Programs and Part-Time Studies Employer: University of Rochester – Arts, Sciences and Engineering Deans’ Office Community […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Lauren Latona

Name: Lauren Latona UR Major: Economics Other UR Majors/Minors: Business Current City, State of Residence: Washington, DC Job Title: Account Executive Employer: BioScience Communications, a division of Edelman PR Community Activities: Treasurer of Friends of TASO (http://friendsoftaso.org/) How did you choose your major(s)? In high school, I had a great economics teacher who showed me […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Rakib Azad

Name: Rakib Azad ’01 Occupation:  Sr. Manager – Financial Planning & Analysis – TheLadders.com Education (UR and additional):   BA (Economics), University of Rochester, 2001; MA (Economics), NYU, 2006; MBA, NYU, 2009 Current city/state of residence:  Hamilton, NJ, work in NYC Family:  Married, no kids Community activities: Try to keep active in volunteer activities whenever I […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Alex Man

Name: Alex Man UR Major: Economics Other UR Majors/Minors: Minor – Chemistry (Pre-med) Current City, State of Residence: San Francisco Bay Area, CA Job Title: Consultant Employer: Simon-Kucher & Partners Community activities: while at Rochester, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Meliora Capital Management How did you choose your major(s)? Freshman year, I took my first economics class […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Tarah D. Mitchell

Name: Tarah D. Mitchell UR Major: Economics, Biology Additional Education: MBA in Finance (Kaplan University ’10), M.S. in Cost Analysis (Air Force Institute of Technology ’12) Current City, State of Residence: Long Beach, CA Job Title: Lead Cost Analyst Employer: US Air Force (Military) Community activities: USO Volunteer, Figure competitor How did you choose your […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Ashley Latimer

Name: Ashley Latimer UR Major: Economics Other UR Majors/Minors: History (major) and Spanish (minor) Additional Education: MA, International Development & Global Health Current City, State of Residence: Washington, DC Job Title: Program Officer, Child Health Employer: PATH Community activities: UR Women’s Basketball; St. Sebastian Society How did you choose your major(s)? I had no idea […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Anthony Baldo

Name: Anthony Baldo UR Major: Economics and Political Science Current City, State of Residence: Tampa, Fl Job Title: Vice president – Branch Manager Employer: JP Morgan Chase Community Activities: Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors – Treasurer and Safety Harbor Business Council Liaison.   How did you choose your major(s)? Choosing my major […]

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