Kathryn is the Director of Academic and Student Affairs at the NYU Center for Data Science. In this role, she is responsible for managing academic and student affairs at CDS. Prior to NYU, she worked in student services at Columbia University and in higher education planning and reform at the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Kathryn received her bachelor’s in Psychology from Vassar College and her master’s in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Higher Education and Student Affairs from George Mason University, where she studied the college knowledge students need for a successful transition from high school to college.
Tim is the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Programs. In this role, his responsibilities include undergraduate academic and student affairs, student advising, and managing undergraduate career placement and professional development. He also serves as the advisor for undergraduate student clubs. Before joining NYU, he was a program manager at Weill Cornell Medicine’s Clinical and Translational Science Center where he managed admissions to their MS program and KL2 and TL1 grant programs.
Caleb Chrisley is the Undergraduate Program Administrator. In this role, he provides academic and career counseling, advises undergraduate student clubs, builds community within CDS and deals with administrative affairs. Caleb is from rural Virginia and went to college in the Washington D.C. Metro-Area at George Mason University where he studied Anthropology and English. Caleb loves working in higher education, because he is able to alleviate stress from students’ academic lives and ensure that they are on the right path to be successful while supporting their overall personal and professional achievements. When he is not advising students, you can find him skateboarding around the Brooklyn borough, enjoying delicious vegan cuisine, supporting his friends at a drag show, practicing yoga or creating a new artistic project with woodworking.
Joshua Gilmore is an Administrative Aide at the NYU Center for Data Science. They work most closely with the Academic and Student Affairs team in order to support students and faculty. They are originally from Atlanta, GA, but moved to New York City in order to attend NYU in the Gallatin School of Individualized Study. There, they concentrated in Blackness, Narrative, and Popular Visual Culture. They are a playwright and enjoy reading and theater going in their free time.
Chastity Hidalgo is a Department Administrator at the NYU Center for Data Science. She was raised in the Bronx and still resides there. She obtained her BA at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, where she double majored in Writing and Rhetoric and Spanish and Hispanic Studies. Prior to joining us at CDS, she worked as a Teacher Assistant at a family group daycare. In her free time, she enjoys watching films and TV shows, catching up with friends, and spending quality time with her pug baek.
Francheska Jimenez is the Graduate Program Administrator. She provides academic and career advising for graduate students. She also advises CDS student groups. Francheska was raised in the Bronx and still resides there. She has a BA in English and MA in Higher Education Administration from Stony Brook University, and is a first-generation graduate in her family! She is now pursuing an EdD in Higher & Postsecondary Education at Teachers College. Prior to working in higher ed, Francheska spent many years working in Harlem, mainly at a charter school network and non-profit organization. In her spare time she enjoys creating art, visiting galleries and museums, volunteering in her community, and listening to podcasts.
Tina is the Assistant Director of Graduate Programs. Her responsibilities include graduate academic affairs, MS student advising, managing CDS’ graduate career placement and professional development, and graduate admissions. Tina completed her B.A. in East Asian Studies at Northwestern University and her M.A. in International Education at NYU Steinhardt. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, arts and crafts, and trying new food offerings around the city.
Ashley is the central digital designer for the NYU Center for Data Science and is also a member of CDS communications team. She is primarily responsible for the design and maintenance of cds.nyu.edu, the NYU Center for Data Science website and social media planning and execution. Her background is rich in both graphic design and web/user interface design.
Remi is the Director of Administration and Operations and is responsible for managing all administrative and operational needs as well as supporting the Director of CDS with her strategic plans. Prior to joining CDS, she was an Assistant Dean of Graduate Student Affairs in the School of Engineering at Columbia University, and in that capacity, she supported graduate students with their academic and professional endeavors. She completed her B.A. in History of Science at University of California, Berkeley and her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration/Counseling in Student Affairs at University of California, Los Angeles.
Tiffany is an Administrative Aide at the NYU Center for Data Science. She graduated from Hunter College with a BA in Psychology and Minor in Sociology. Prior to working at CDS, she has worked as an afterschool tutor with ages Kindergarten to 3rd grade and spent time working in retail. In her spare time, she likes to watch movies and shows, traveling, exploring and eating at various new places.
Stephen is a Science Writer at the NYU Center for Data Science. He has a background in journalism, writing most recently for Wired. He has a B.A. in Cognitive Science from the University of Toronto and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Alabama. He has previously worked with the Forecasting Research Institute, the AI Safety Field Building Hub, and Arb Research on various issues related to AI. He has also published a book of short stories.
Aimée-Catherine Zambrana is an Executive Assistant at the NYU Center for Data Science. She is the contact for the Director’s schedule as well as the scheduling of various CDS faculty committee meetings. Aimee is a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science and worked as an administrative aide in various industries before joining the CDS team. Her curious nature and hunger for the answers to life’s questions bring her back to science every time.