Selected Alumni in Journalism, Publishing, and Film

    Keli Anaya (B.A. Anth 2007) is director of social media for CarePoint Health (New Jersey) as well as an artist (Keli Anaya Fine Arts).
    Seth Beckerman (B.A. Anth 1968) is a writer in Pittsburgh, PA, and the principal in Business and Technical Publications.
    Sara Cahlan (B.A. Arch & Envir Studies 2013) is press manager at My Bhutan, a philanthropic organization in Thimphu, Bhutan.
    Geoffrey Cain (B.A. Intl. Aff & Anth 2008) is working as a journalist and commentator  for Global Post, focusing on Korean and Japanese affairs.
    Zeb Eckert (B.A. Anth & Journalism 2003) is a reporter for Bloomberg Television based in Hong Kong. He has had reporting assignments in Japan, Thailand, South Korea and elsewhere.
    Hermon Farahi (M.A. Anth-ID 2011), Creative Director and co-founder of the Circle Media Group, last completed a film called Flicker of Hope: Empowered HIV + Women of Kenya (2016).
    Wendy Fox (B.A. Anth 1971), formerly of the Boston Globe, is press secretary at the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.
    Elizabeth Frost-Knappman (B.A. Anth 1965) is Vice President of New England Publishing Associates (Hartford, CT), an agency producing non-fiction for adult markets.
    Gisela B. Huberman (B.A. Anth 1964, M.A. Anth-MT 1965, Ph.D. Span-Amer Lit 1970) is founder and president of GBH Radio, Inc. She has worked both as a communications attorney and as a member of the linguistics and Romance languages faculty at American University. Gisela is a board member of the Pheo Para Alliance, a resource for sufferers from neuroendocrine diseases.
    Zoë Genova (B.A. Anth 2012) is Communications Manager at Sister Cities International (Washington, DC).
    Sara Levavi-Eilat (B.A. Arch 2007) is an editor for ‘Atiquot, the journal of the Israel Antiquities Authority, and for the Institute for Archaeology at Tel Aviv University. She has a master’s degree from Tel Aviv.
    Kristine Merriman (B.A. Arch & B.S. Chem 2008) is a freelance editor in the History, Philosophy, and Culture Department of Cactus Communications. She received a D.Phil. in Archaeological Sciences from the University of Oxford (Merton College).
    Paul Nuti (M.A. Anth-ID 1992) is a senior speechwriter for the AARP and for the president of Brown University.
    Patricia Parsons (B.A. Anth 1970) is a freelance writer on anthropology-related topics in Los Angeles, CA.
    Brandi Powell (M.A. Anth-ID 2011) is a reporter and news anchor at KSTP-TV (ABC affiliate) in Minneapolis, MN. 
    Lia T. Schwartz (B.S. Bio Anth-honors 2008)  is Associate Vice President at Graham Windham, a non-profit tasked with aiding children who have been abused and neglected. In August, 2015, Lia was part of a group invited to go to Baghdad to address the Iraqi orphan crisis. She received her M.P.H. from Columbia University.
   Tanya Shpigel (B.A. Intl Aff & Anth 2011) is a science editor with the Dmitri Talapin Group at the University of Chicago, which is where she received her M.A. in linguistic anthropology.
    Andrew Siddons (B.A. Intl Aff & Anth 2007) is a reporter for CQ Roll Call, focusing on FDA and food-safety news
    Joseph J. Snyder (B.A. 1968) writes works on American and West Virginia history. He recently published Baltimore and Ohio (Juniper House Library Pubs.)
    Dominica Tolentino (M.A. Anth-MT 1999) is content editor for Guampedia, the encyclopedia for all things about Guam.
    Ron Wohl (B.A. Anth 1965) is President of R.H. Wohl and Associates and of the group In Plain English. He recently published the book Hope and Joy: A Book of Hope and a Book of Joy.
    Gayle Yiotis (M.A. Anth 1992), a former archivist and researcher at the Smithsonian Institution, is a genealogical researcher and the producer of the Fairfax Public Access show Potluck, "the anything and everything talk and entertainment TV show on Fairfax Public Access in Fairfax, VA."


Last updated February 22, 2017