Kathryn is the Director of Academic and Student Affairs at the 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. He manages the application process for the PhD and MS programs and is the primary student advisor for our new undergraduate program. Tim is a former independent musician who spent his early years working in advertising as a means to bankroll a career in music. He eventually secured a recording contract and spent 6 years touring the world playing over 200 shows a year. In 2009 he decided to walk away from music and started his career in academia with Weill Cornell Medicine’s Clinical and Translational Science Center where he served as the Education Program Specialist.
Colton is the Department Administrator at CDS. His responsibilities include providing executive support to faculty and providing operational support to students and staff. He obtained a BA in Arts Management from Emerson College before beginning work in higher education at MIT. He hopes to continue to gain experience in academia and so he can further facilitate higher learning.
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 bingeing new shows
Ashley is the central web designer for the NYU Center for Data Science and is also a member of CDS social media 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 at CDS 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.
Aimée-Catherine Zambrana is an Administrative Aide at the 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 also provides administrative support for the MaD, TaD, and Math and Democracy Seminars. She handles supply orders, reimbursements and service requests for the faculty, fellows, postdocs, research engineers, and visitors, as well as grader and adjunct hiring paperwork for CDS classes. 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.