PEOPLE

  


Jenny Kijowski
Educational Technologist
Adjunct Faculty
1 Washington Place, room 831
jyl230@nyu.edu

Jenny is NYU Gallatin’s Educational Technologist. She is responsible for facilitating the development of pedagogically driven, technology-enhanced teaching practices in the classroom and beyond. She previously served as an Instructional Technology Fellow at Macaulay Honors College, and received her doctorate in English from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her research examines war, trauma, gender, and technology. She also teaches a First-Year Interdisciplinary Seminar at Gallatin called Technologies of Meaning: (Un)Making the Digital World.


Bruno Guaraná
Digital Learning Assistant
1 Washington Place, room 746
bcg251@nyu.edu

Bruno Guaraná is a PhD candidate in Cinema Studies at New York University, where his dissertation work focuses on the junctions of cultural citizenship and contemporary media in Brazil. Other research interests include contemporary Latin American cinema and culture, and representations of violence and marginality in film. Bruno is also a filmmaker, with a graduate certificate in Culture and Media from the Anthropology and Cinema Studies departments at NYU.

As a Digital Learning Assistant (DLA), Bruno supports faculty in implementing educational technology in their courses, and offers workshops and one-on-one consultations to staff and students working on different digital projects.

 

If you are a Digital Learning Assistant, go to the DLA training portal (you will need a password to enter—please ask Jenny Kijowski).


Blair Simmons
Graduate Assistant
1 Washington Place, room 728
Office Hours: Mon 3:30p – 6:00p, Tues 12:30p – 4p
blair.simmons@nyu.edu

Blair is a 3D artist, computer programmer, teacher, freelance designer, playwright and a Gallatin MA candidate who studies performance theory and innovative technology. Her personal 3D work concentrates on queerness and bodies. Her most recent play, Staging Wittgenstein, was performed at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. On weekends she teaches tech to kids at the Harlem School of the Arts. She graduated from CAS with a degree in Dramatic Literature and a minor in Computer Science. Before coming to Gallatin’s Grad Program worked at NYU’s Central IT.

As a GA, Blair’s role is fostering the STEAM community within Gallatin via events, talks and interest-group meetings.


Rachel Lim
Digital Accessibility Assistant
1 Washington Place, room 746
raclim@nyu.edu

Rachel is a graduate student at ITP and received her B.A. in Art History from NYU. She is interested in museum technology and how museum content can be engaged in both the physical and digital sphere. She hopes to further experiment with interaction fostered through playful but thoughtful means.

As a Digital Accessibility Assistant (DAA), Rachel helps ensure that all of Gallatin’s websites and digital content are accessible by all, regardless of ability, in accordance with NYU’s Website Accessibility Policy.