Contact Admission

Karen Williams
Director of Admission

Recruitment Territories: Special Students, Visiting Students, Exchange Students, Readmits
Favorite Borough That's Not Manhattan: Home of the Yankees, Justice Sotomayor and me... The Bronx!
Favorite movies: Coming to America and The Color Purple (I've seen both over 300 times!)
Favorite TV Shows: Frasier, The Cosby Show, The Office, and ANY version of Law and Order
Favorite Dessert: Red velvet cupcakes
Favorite Late-Afternoon Boost: Tootsie Rolls
Favorite Blog: The Huffington Post
Favorite Extracurricular Activities: Family night, date night, and brunch with the girls
Email: williaka@newschool.edu

Katie Barton
Assistant Director of Admission

Recruitment Territories: AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY
Favorite New York City Subway: The L- home sweet home
Favorite Borough That's Not Manhattan: Brooklyn
Favorite Movies: Amelie, The Science of Sleep, Igby Goes Down, Never Let Me Go, Pan's Labyrinth
Favorite TV Shows: Once Upon A Time, Downton Abbey, Criminal Minds
Favorite Cheap-Eat: Crispy eggplant torta at Tortaria
Favorite Magazines: Kinfolk, Anthology, Domino (R.I.P.)
Favorite Extracurricular Activity: Hunting for vintage goods and browsing bookstores
Favorite Blog: Oh Joy!, Designlovefest, Apartment Therapy, SwissMiss
Email: bartonk@newschool.edu

Ryan May
Assistant Director of Admission

Recruitment Territories: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX, International Students (except Canada)
Favorite Borough That's Not Manhattan: Brooklyn
Favorite Movies: Y Tu Mama Tambien, Ma Mere, 8 1/2, Romance, The Hanging Garden
Favorite TV Shows: Twin Peaks, Game of Thrones, Dance Moms
Favorite Cheap-Eat: Pad See Euw at Qi, Grey Dog
Favorite Late-Afternoon Boost: Latte from Joe's
Favorite Magazines: Artforum, Juxtpoz, The New Yorker
Favorite Extracurricular Activity: Writing, going to readings, perusing used book stores, coddling my cat
Favorite Blog: Was Gertrude Stein a Punjabi?
Email: mayr@newschool.edu

Ben Reese
Admission Counselor

Recruitment Territories: CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, RI, VT, Canada
Favorite Borough That's Not Manhattan: Brooklyn
Favorite New York City Subway: The G. Just kidding! The Q
Favorite Movies: In Bruges, The Royal Tenenbaums, Memento, Bloodsport, Point Break
Favorite TV Shows: Six Feet Under, True Detective, Battlestar Galactica, Party Down, Black Mirror, Game of Thrones
Favorite Books: The Road, Cloud Atlas, Achieving Our Country
Favorite Graphic Novels: The Pride of Baghdad, Ex Machina, Batman: Year One
Favorite Cheap-Eat: Jack's Club Sandwich from Russo's
Favorite Blog: None. I use Reddit.
Favorite Extracurricular Activity: Indoor Rock Climbing
Email:
ben.reese@newschool.edu

Sarah LeWarn
Admission Counselor

Recruitment Territories: DC, DE, IA, IL, IN, KS, MD, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, OK, PA, SD, VA, WI, WV
Favorite Movies: Moulin Rouge, Igby Goes Down, The Royal Tenenbaums, Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
Favorite TV Shows: Rome, Six Feet Under, Parks & Recreation, 30 Rock
Favorite Cheap-Eat: Half-price sushi at Zen Sushi on St. Mark's Place
Favorite Late-Afternoon Boost: A big cup of green tea
Favorite Books: The God of Small Things, Catcher in the Rye, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Sandman series
Favorite Blogs: Postsecret, Autostraddle, Typewriter Blues
Favorite Extra-curricular Activity: Writing, people watching, yoga, drawing, second hand shopping
Email: lewarns@newschool.edu

Kiera Bono
Admission Counselor

Recruitment Territories: NY
Favorite Borough That's Not Manhattan: Queens, "Borough of Dreams"
Favorite New York City Subway: The Far Rockaway A
Favorite Movies: Good Burger, Troll 2, Labyrinth
Favorite TV Shows: How to Get Away with Murder, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Nikita, Orphan Black, Orange is the New Black
Favorite Books: Disidentifications, Terrorist Assemblages, Racial Indigestion, The Promise of Happiness
Favorite Blogs: Crunk Feminist Collective, feministkilljoys, Leaving Evidence, Bully Bloggers
Favorite Dessert: Anything from Tu-Lu's Bakery
Favorite Late-Afternoon Boost: Thai Iced Tea from Qi
Email: bonok@newschool.edu

 

 
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