On Motherhood and Ethnographic Methods: An Interview with Doctoral Candidate, Chandler Patton Miranda

Chandler Patton Miranda is a doctoral candidate in NYU Steinhardt’s educational leadership program. She currently teaches Schooling in Diverse Communities to pre-service teachers at Queens College, City University of New York. Previously, she taught high school science on the southern United States border and in Colombia.  Chandler uses ethnographic methods to study school culture, community engagement, and […]

Documenting the World, One Dance at a Time: An Interview with Mickela Mallozzi (BA ’05)

Mickela Mallozzi is the four-time Emmy® Award-winning Host and executive producer of Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi, a travel series highlighting the diversity of dance which airs on PBS stations nationwide and on Amazon Prime globally.  A professional dancer and trained musician, Mickela decided to start a journey around the world, taking her camera with her […]

Making an Impact through Public Relations: An Interview with Shalon Roth (BS ’05)

Shalon Roth (BS ’05) graduated from NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication with honors.  Since her graduation, she has worked on the front lines of public relations and communications agencies serving start-ups to multinational publicly traded companies.  Shalon is the founder of PR-it, a global community of communications experts delivering 24/7 on-demand work for […]

The Teaching Artist: An Interview with Meghan Crosby (MA ’18)

A graduate of Steinhardt’s educational theatre program, Meghan Crosby brings the art of social justice storytelling to school children in New York City. Meghan Crosby (MA ’18)  is a teacher, playwright, director, and choreographer. She earned a master’s degree from NYU Steinhardt in Educational Theatre K-12 Certification Track, and an MFA in playwriting and dramaturgy […]

Building a Beloved Community: A Profile of Associate Dean Patricia Carey (PhD ’82)

During a career spanning nearly five decades, Patricia Carey built a community of inclusion and belonging at NYU. It’s a crisp November day, a touch of winter is in the air, and Patricia Carey, Steinhardt’s associate dean for student affairs, is meeting with the Administrators of Color Network at NYU’s Kimmel Center. It’s a standing […]

What We Are Learning:  Causal Inference; Statistical Methods for Program Evaluation and Policy Research

In Jennifer Hill’s Causal Inference class, students learn how to use statistical methods to answer pressing research questions that arise across fields as diverse as transportation, psychology, education, marketing, and public health. “Causal Inference focuses on answering questions that take the form of ‘Did A cause B?” explains Hill, a professor of applied statistics and data science. “Those questions could range […]

Paying it Forward with Art Therapy: An Interview with Grace Noh (MA ’17)

Grace Noh was born in Seoul, Korea and moved to Toronto during high school. While studying fine arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she became interested in working with underserved youth through the creative art-making process. As a student in NYU Steinhardt’s Art Therapy master’s program, she served as an intern […]

Lifting As You Climb: An Interview with Jemar Bather (MS ’18), Applied Statistics

Jemar Bather is a first-year biostatistics doctoral student and a HIV/AIDS Training Grant Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. After earning a master’s degree from NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Applied Statistics for Social Science Research, he served as a research assistant in the Department of Biostatistics at the NYU College of Global Public Health, where […]