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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

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

Ryan May
Assistant Director of Admission

Recruitment Territories: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX, International Students
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, Parks and Recreation, Breaking Bad
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?

Lark Morgenstern
Admission Counselor  

Recruitment Territories: NY
Favorite Borough That's Not Manhattan: Brooklyn (home of the greatest rappers!)
Favorite Movies: Annie Hall, I Heart Huckabees, It's A Wonderful Life, Rushmore, Philadelphia Story
Favorite TV Shows: Parks & Recreation, Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones, True Blood
Favorite Cheap-Eat: Veggie arepas from Caracas
Favorite Magazine:
National Geographic   
Favorite Late-Afternoon Boost: Iced Mate from O Cafe   

Ben Reese
Admission Counselor  

Recruitment Territories: CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, RI, VT
Favorite Borough That's Not Manhattan: Brooklyn
Favorite New York City Subway: The G. Just kidding! The L.
Favorite Movies: Lost in Translation, The Royal Tenenbaums, Memento, Bloodsport, Point Break
Favorite TV Shows: Six Feet Under, The Wire, Battlestar Galactica, Party Down, Black Mirror, Game of Thrones
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.


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


Danny Conforti
Admission Office Coordinator  

Favorite Borough That's Not Manhattan: Since I have lived in both Brooklyn and Queens I have to say its a close call
Favorite Movies: My Cousin Vinny, Sister Act, Ace Ventura, Forrest Gump
Favorite TV Shows: Dexter, Homeland, Breaking Bad, The Americans, Banshee, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, and any reality show that has food, renovations or both.
Favorite Dessert: Italian Cheesecake 
Late-Afternoon Boost: Bumpin' Beats
Favorite Blog: I get the majority of my news from AM New York
Favorite Extra-curricular Activity: Singing, karaoke, eating, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

Catherine Gobel
Transfer Enrollment Coordinator

Favorite Borough That's Not Manhattan: Brooklyn
Favorite New York City Subway:  None... but I spend a lot of time on the L.
Favorite Movies: The Muppet Movie, The Parent Trap, You Me and Everyone We Know, Chronicle
Favorite TV Shows: How I Met Your Mother, Pretty Little Liars, Sherlock, Friends
Favorite Late-Afternoon Boost: Yerba Mint Iced Tea
Favorite Blog: Smitten Kitchen
Favorite Extra-curricular Activity: Reading, yoga, cooking with friends, going to the movies.




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