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Our 38 RLA Fellows for the 2022-2023 cohort are listed below. Their capstone project proposals are linked here.

Lauren Neitzke Adamo
Director, Rutgers Geology Museum
Undergraduate Program Director & Assistant Teaching Professor, Earth & Planetary Sciences
Nominator: James Wright

Julianne Apostolopoulos
Associate General Counsel
General Counsel
Nominator: John Hoffman

Natalie Bembry
Director of Student Affairs & Assistant Professor of Teaching
School of Social Work
Nominator: Cathryn Potter

Stacey Blackwell
Senior Director of the Learning Centers
Undergraduate Education
Nominator: Carolyn Moehling

Adriana Cuervo
Head, Archival Collections & Services, Institute of Jazz Studies
Dana Library, Rutgers – Newark
Nominator: Rhonda Marker

Glenn Davis
Assistant Director, Information Technology
Student Health
Nominator: Francesca Maresca

Subhajyoti (Subho) De
Associate Professor
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Nominator: David Foran

Hadi El-Farr
Assistant Teaching Professor & Director
Professional Master’s in Human Resource Management
School of Management and Labor Relations
Nominator: Adrienne Eaton

Jeetendra (Jeetu) Eswaraka
Associate Vice President
Office for Research
Nominator: Michael Zwick

Mandy Feiler
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Enrollment Management
Mason Gross School of the Arts
Nominator: Rebecca Cypess

Geeta Govindarajoo
Teaching Professor
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Nominator: Thu Nguyen

LaChan Hannon
Director of Teacher Preparation & Innovation
Urban Education, Rutgers – Newark
Nominator: Jacqueline Mattis

Jennifer Hemler
Director – Rutgers Network of Affiliated Family Medicine Residencies
Family Medicine & Community Health
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Nominator: Marsha Gordon

Sabiha Hussain
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Nominator: Jag Sunderram

Timothy (Tim) Kennedy
Associate Chief Surgical Officer & Associate Professor of Surgery
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Nominator: H Richard Alexander

Chrissie King
Assistant Director, Campus Center
Student Affairs, Rutgers – Camden
Nominator: Patrick Wallace

Fred Kobylarz
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health – Geriatrics
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Nominator: Alfred Tallia

Ann Marie Latini
Head of Access Services
Paul Robeson Library, Rutgers – Camden
Nominator: Regina Koury

Ellen Lieberman
Associate Dean of Recruitment, Housing, Scholarships, and Traditional Events
Douglass Residential College
Nominator: Courtney McAnuff

Mei Ling Lo
Science Research Librarian
Library of Science and Medicine
Nominator: Dee Magnoni

Reuel Mebuin
Contract & Grant Specialist
Office of Research & Sponsored Programs, Rutgers – Newark
Nominator: Charles Menifield

Cassandra Oliveras-Moreno
Administrator, Communications & Collaboration
Art & Design, Mason Gross School of the Arts
Nominator: Marc Handelman

Stephanie Pfeifer
Program Coordinator
School of Nursing
Nominator: Kyle Warren

Cindy Poore-Pariseau
Director, Office of Disability Services
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Nominator: Susan Hamilton

Laura Ramírez Polo
Assistant Teaching Professor
Spanish & Portuguese
Nominator: Marcy Schwartz

Kyle Riismandel
Associate Teaching Professor of History and American Studies and Director of American Studies
American Studies, Rutgers – Newark
Nominator: Jacqueline Mattis

Shireen Rizvi
Clinical Psychology, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
Nominator: Denise Hien Roberts

Brittany Robischon
Acting Director, Advising Center
School of Nursing
Nominator: Mark Fabbi

Christina Rozario
Program Coordinator
Rutgers School of Public Health
Nominator: Javier Escobar

Laura Sclafani
Assistant Dean III, Office of Academic Services
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Nominator: Donald Woodward

Carissa Sestito
Director of News & Digital Strategy
University Communications & Marketing
Nominator: Dory Devlin

Mark Siracusa
Associate Professor, Chancellor Scholar & Director of the Research Support Core
Center for Immunity & Inflammation, New Jersey Medical School
Nominator: William Gause

Amy Sweeney
Assistant Director 2 + 2 Baccalaureate Nursing Program, Assistant Professor, & Clinical Learning Coordinator
School of Nursing
Nominator: Susan Salmond

Shalonda L. Tanner
Assistant Director, Applicant Evaluation
Nominator: Jacqueline Roscoe

Christina Torian
Associate Director of Undergraduate Student Services
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy
Nominator: Marc Weiner

Michael Verzi
Professor, Department of Genetics
Director, Graduate Program in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Nominator: Lori Covey

Victoria Wagner
Associate Director & Medical Education Coordinator
Robert Wood Johnson Library of the Health Sciences
Nominator: Judith Cohn

RAsheda Young
Assistant Teaching Professor
Writing Program
Nominator: Lynda Dexheimer