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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: Matthew Starr

Name: Matthew Starr UR Major: History UR Minor: Judaic Studies Current City, State of Residence: Boston, MA Job Title: Project Coordinator Employer: Boston Showcase Company How did you choose your major(s)? I was completely unsure of what I wanted to study when I first got to UR. After an experiment-gone-bad with Calculus and Econ as […]

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Spotlight on Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni: Greg Skipton

Name: Greg Skipton       Other UR Majors/Minors: English Additional Education: currently pursuing MBA from Ohio Dominican University Current City, State of Residence: Columbus, OH Job Title: Branch Administrator Employer: AXA Advisors, LLC Family: Kate (Cieply) Skipton – Class of 2009 Community Activities: Capriccio! Vocal Ensemble, American Wine Society – Columbus Chapter, US Master’s Swimming – Columbus […]

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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: Andrew Harris

Name: Andrew Harris UR Major:  History UR Minor: French Additional Education: Notre Dame Law School (Class of 2015) Current City, State of Residence: South Bend, Indiana How did you choose your major? I chose my major based on my passions and my career goals. As early as freshman year, I knew I wanted to go […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Emily Schneider

Name: Emily Schneider Occupation: Special Education Teacher Education: BA (Psychology), University of Rochester, 2006; MA (Early Childhood Special Education), George Washington University; Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis at George Mason University Current city/state of residence: Washington, D.C. Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? I applied Early Decision to the University of […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Ben Seitelman

Name: Benjamin Seitelman         UR Major:  History Other UR Majors/Minors: Political Science Current City, State of Residence: Highland Park, IL Job Title: Finance Administrator                Employer: Keith Fitzgerald for Congress Family: Parents (Lori and David), two sisters (Sara and Jessica) How did you choose your major? I have always been interested in history and politics and the […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Jonathan Garon

Name: Jonathan Garon UR Major:  History Other UR Majors/Minors: Political Science Current City, State of Residence: Washington, DC How did you choose your major(s)? I’ve been fascinated by history for as long as I can remember.  Growing up in Virginia, where 70% of the American Civil War was fought, my parents would take my siblings and […]

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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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