Staff

STAFF

 
Program Coordinator
 
 
Corey McMullen
239B Green Hall
(781) 283 - 2698
 
Corey McMullen is an alumnus of Bridgewater State University’s class of 2014 and is originally from Groton, Massachusetts. Graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor degree in Communications Studies and a minor in Psychology, he has worked in Customer Service, Community Engagement and Outreach, Hospitality, and Event/Conference Planning. With a passion for humanistic approaches to individual’s autonomy and life, he is happy to have a chance to contribute to the Newhouse Center for the Humanities. He is also very excited to be exploring the Center’s global engagement while working alongside the Director, Anjali Prabhu. When not at work, you will find Corey free writing, going running, hiking, cooking, and taking photography.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Research, Outreach, and Course Assistant
 
Jenny Hopkins
 
 
Jenny Hopkins graduated in 2015 from Wellesley with degrees in Chinese and Economics. After working with the Newhouse Center last summer, she spent the past year teaching English to middle schoolers in a suburb of Paris. She is thrilled to return to the Newhouse Center and take part in its goals to enhance critical thinking and creativity among the student body, and support cross-disciplinary endeavors. In her spare time, she enjoys singing, hiking and traveling.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Student Assistants
 
 
Christina Chen
 
 
Christina is a first year from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While her major is currently undecided, she has a great passion for learning and is interested in a wide variety of subjects, including philosophy, languages, graphic design and music. When not in class, Christina enjoys reading, photography and is an avid fan of food. She is so excited for her first year working at the Suzy Newhouse Center, which offers many intellectual and educational opportunities to broaden the horizons of the Wellesley community.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kasirha Goodman
 
 
Kasirha is a junior majoring in French. Formerly an astrophysics major, they are interested in a wide variety of subjects ranging from the hard sciences to literature. They love studying languages, traveling, and learning new things. When not at school, they can be found teaching and working with impoverished children close to their home in Ho Chi Minh City. This is their first year working with the Newhouse Center, and they look forward to helping to expand the opportunities for learning at Wellesley. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sharon Liu
 
 
Sharon is a senior from Hangzhou, China. As an art history and math major, she loves exploring different fields that show her various approaches to understanding the world. In her spare time, she also loves reading, traveling and photographing. She is delighted to work at the Newhouse Center as a media assistance, to be inspired and to record the inspiring moments.
 
 
 
 
 
Melissa Loza
 
 
Melissa is a first year from the Washington DC metropolitan area. An intended political science major and East Asian studies minor, she is passionate about global development, travelling, and Japanese culture and aesthetics. With a strong love for Wellesley and the amazing community it brings together, Melissa is excited to explore new, global perspectives on art, performance, and culture through the Center.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ana Martinez
 
 
Ana is a senior from Queretaro, Mexico. As an Economics major she is interested in the economic impact of the arts in society. She is an avid reader with a special interest in the Latin American Literary Boom in the 1900s. She is excited to explore the different areas of the humanities through the various offerings of the Newhouse Center. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Disha Okhai
 
 
Disha is a senior from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. As a geoscience major, she enjoys outdoor activities that allow her to interact with nature and study rocks in an effort to understand the workings of the Earth. When not out in the field, she is an avid reader and hopes to explore new realms of the literary world through the array of events that the Newhouse Center offers. 
 
 
 
 
 
Helena Seo
 
 
Helena is a sophomore from Korea. As an art history major, she has a special interest in Medieval and Renaissance periods, as these were times when art and music flourished, and were re-connected to the Greco-Roman civilization – all subjects that she is passionate about. She is also an extensive traveler who loves to immerse herself in the culture and history of the place where she finds herself. She is delighted to work at the Newhouse Center, where intellectual exchanges flourish. 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Madhur Wale

mwale@wellesley.edu

Madhur is a first-year from Pune, India. Although still unsure of what she wants to major in, she is very interested in the History and Art Departments as well as the Russian Area Studies at Wellesley. In her spare time, she enjoys long naps, good conversations, and reading. She is very excited for her first semester working at the Suzy Newhouse Center!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ciara Wardlow
 
 
Ciara is a sophomore from Chicago, Illinois. As a Cinema and Media Studies and Biological Sciences double major, she is interested in just about everything, but especially how media depiction relates to public perception of the sciences. In her free time she likes to watch obscure old movies and read obscure old books. She enjoys being exposed to new ideas, and as such is thrilled to work at the Newhouse Center.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Virginia White
 
 
Virginia is a senior from Arlington, MA.  As a Classical Civilization major she has a special interest in ancient art and literature.  Aside from the Classics she has a passion for studio art, environmental studies, and debating current politics.  She loves being exposed to such talented and global thinkers though the Newhouse Center and is grateful the Center offers such engaging lecturers to Wellesley students.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ningyi Xi
 
 
Ningyi is a senior from Hangzhou, China. While majoring in art history and classical civilization, she is also taking a variety of classes in linguistics, history, sociology, and French, and always seeking to expand her horizons of knowledge. She loves studying languages, spendig time at the Davis Museum and the Botanic Gardens, attending the exciting lectures and events on campus, as well as roaming around Boston. Ningyi is ecstatic to work at the Newhouse Center which provides numerous opportunities for intellectual growth.