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Alumni Career Contacts

The following faculty, alumni, and staff have volunteered to speak with students about possible careers.

  • Current students may contact an Alumni Career Contact by emailing them below.
  • Alumni may volunteer to become an Alumni Career Contact or update their information.

Alumni Career Contacts Are Organized by Major or Career Field

Art History, Museum & Public History

  • Director: Art History with Museum Studies
  • Director: Public History
  • Castellani Art Museum Staff
  • History Faculty
  • Theatre Faculty
  • More Information
  • M.F.A. Experimental Theatre (Special Effects, Costume Design) 
  • Head of Visitor Services, Burchfeld Penney Art Center
  • jessicaknoerl@gmail.com

Biochemistry & Chemistry

  • Biochemistry & Chemistry Faculty
  • Pre-Health
  • More Information
  • 2006 Biochemistry
  • Studying for a Ph.D. in Behavioural Neuroscience, SUNY Buffalo
  • em1@buffalo.edu
  • 2006 Computational Chemistry
  • Studied Environmental Chemistry, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • klschmit@syr.edu

        

  • 2006 Chemistry
  • Studying for a Ph.D. in Materials Chemistry, University of Michigan
  • mavd@umich.edu

  • 2006 Computational Chemistry & Mathematics
  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry Division, Michigan State University
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Kentucky
  • matthew.nethercott@gmail.com

Biology & Life Sciences

  • Biology & Life Sciences Faculty
  • Pre-Health
  • More Information
  • 2007 Biology/Pre-Med
  • Biotechnology, currently a Master of Public Health degree candidate in Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at Yale School of Public Health 
  • jennifer.berry@gmail.com

Business Careers

  • Business Faculty
  • Business Graduate Programs
  • More Information
  • 2013 Political Science & International Studies
  • M.B.A. Finance, Seton Hall University
  • M.A. Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University
  • Areas of Study: Political/Government Risk Analytics, Central Banks, Political Development, Trade Measures
  • christopher.jmorrow@gmail.com

  • 2012 Mathematics
  • Currently a Masters of Mathematical Finance student at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Pursuing a career in risk management with a world renowned financial institute. 

Communication Studies

  • Communications Faculty
  • NU Public Relations
  • More Information
  • Communications Studies Career 
  • Multimedia Production Specialist, Niagara University 
  • bdr@niagara.edu
  • Communication Studies Career 
  • Assistant Director of Admissions, Niagara University 
  • Studying Mental Health Counseling, Niagara University 
  • bsemski@niagara.edu
  • Communications Studies 
  • Annual Appeal Parish Division Coordinator, Catholic Charities of Buffalo, NY
  • Former Assistance Vice President for Marketing, Niagara University 
  • frederick.heuer@ccwny.org
  • Communications Studies Career 
  • Reporter YNN Albany 
  • geoff.redick@ynn.com
  • Communication Studies
  • Community Relations Associate for Programming, University at Buffalo
  • Campaign Coordinator, UB Employees Campaign for the Community
  • jbiegaj@buffalo.edu
  • Communications Studies 
  • Associate Director for Publications, Niagara University 
  • Experienced newspaper reporter, feature writer, editor and graphic designer
  • lmcmahon@niagara.edu
  • Communications Studies Career 
  • Studied Interdisciplinary Studies: Student Affairs Focus, Niagara University
  • Academic Advisor, Bryant and Stratton College 
  • michelle.semski@yahoo.com
  • Communications Studies 
  • Principal Planner: External Affairs, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority 
  • Freelance Writing & Journalism 
  • Master's in Journalism and Public Affairs from American University's School of Communications 
  • TRitter@njtpa.org

Computer & Information Sciences

  • Computer & Information Sciences Faculty
  • More Information

Criminology & Criminal Justice

  • Criminology & Criminal Justice Careers
  • Graduate Program in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Police Academy
  • Pre-Law Program
  • More Information
  • Criminal Justice Careers 
  • Attorney, the Law Office of Sarah Escolas
  • Law Degree from New England Law 

English

  • English Faculty
  • NU English: Getting a Life (A Career Blog)
  • More Information
  • English Careers
  • Teaching English in Japan 
  • bcolejp@aol.com
  • 2012 Theatre & English
  • MFA Candidate, Drama and Theatre For Youth and Communities, University of Texas at Austin
  • eaguilar7@gmail.com

Environmental Studies

  • Environmental Studies Faculty
  • Biochemistry & Chemistry Faculty
  • Biology & Life Sciences Faculty
  • Political Science Faculty
  • More Information
  • 2007 Political Sciences / Environmental Studies
  • M.S. Urban Studies, University at Buffalo
  • Environmental Planner at a Multidisciplinary Consulting Firm
  • akepps@gmail.com

Higher Education & Student Affairs

Please visit Higher Ed Careers for our alumni & staff contacts.

  • Higher Education  
  • Annual Appeal Parish Division Coordinator, Catholic Charities of Buffalo, NY
  • Former Assistance Vice President for Marketing, Niagara University 
  • frederick.heuer@ccwny.org
  • Communication Studies
  • Community Relations Associate for Programming, University at Buffalo
  • Campaign Coordinator, UB Employees Campaign for the Community
  • jbiegaj@buffalo.edu
  • Higher Education 
  • Studied Interdisciplinary Studies: Student Affairs Focus, Niagara University
  • Academic Advisor, Bryant and Stratton College 
  • michelle.semski@yahoo.com

History

  • History Faculty
  • More Information
  • History Careers 
  • Studying for a Master's in Business Administration, Niagara University 
  • dwyse@niagara.edu
  • History Careers
  • Religious Studies Faculty 
  • jhubbert@niagara.edu
  • History Careers 
  • Volunteered with the Vincentians in Panama after Graduation 
  • AmeriCorps alumni
  • mtdaloia@gmail.com

International Studies

  • International Faculty
  • Political Science Faculty
  • More Information
  • International Studies Careers
  • Master's in Business Administration MBA, Niagara University 
  • Sam's Club (Marketing, 2008-2010)
  • Geico (Project Analyst, 2010-present)
  • cmartell@mail.niagara.edu
  • 2013 Political Science & International Studies
  • M.B.A. Finance, Seton Hall University
  • M.A. Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University
  • Areas of Study: Political/Government Risk Analytics, Central Banks, Political Development, Trade Measures
  • christopher.jmorrow@gmail.com
  • International Studies Careers 
  • Studying International Development/Social Change, Clark University 
  • AmeriCorps VISTA alumni (ReNU Niagara)
  • eriumc@gmail.com

Liberal Arts

  • Liberal Arts Faculty
  • More Information

Mathematics

  • Mathematics Faculty
  • More Information
  • 2012 Mathematics
  • Currently a Masters of Mathematical Finance student at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Pursuing a career in risk management with a world renowned financial institute. 
  • 2006 Computational Chemistry & Mathematics
  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry Division, Michigan State University
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Kentucky
  • matthew.nethercott@gmail.com

Non-Profits

More Information

  • Non-Profit Careers 
  • Principal Planner: External Affairs, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority 
  • Freelance Writing & Journalism 
  • Master's in Journalism and Public Affairs from American University's School of Communications 
  • External and Public Affairs Work (after years in Broadcast Journalism)
  • TRitter@njtpa.org

Political Science

  • Political Science Faculty
  • International Studies Faculty
  • Pre-Law
  • More Information
  • 2007 Political Sciences / Environmental Studies
  • M.S. Urban Studies, University at Buffalo
  • Environmental Planner at a Multidisciplinary Consulting Firm
  • akepps@gmail.com

  • 2013 Political Science & International Studies
  • M.B.A. Finance, Seton Hall University
  • M.A. Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University
  • Areas of Study: Political/Government Risk Analytics, Central Banks, Political Development, Trade Measures
  • christopher.jmorrow@gmail.com
  • Political Science Careers
  • Studying International Development/Social Change, Clark University 
  • AmeriCorps VISTA alumni (ReNU Niagara)
  • eriumc@gmail.com
  • Political Science Careers 
  • Attorney, the Law Office of Sarah Escolas
  • Law Degree from New England Law 
  • sarah@escolaslaw.com

Pre-Health / Pre-Med

  • Pre-Health
  • Biochemistry & Chemistry Faculty
  • Biology & Life Sciences Faculty
  • Psychology Faculty
  • More Information
  • 2007 Biology/Pre-Med
  • Biotechnology, currently a Master of Public Health degree candidate in Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at Yale School of Public Health 
  • jennifer.berry@gmail.com

Pre-Law

  • Pre-Law
  • Political Science Faculty
  • More Information
  • Pre-Law Careers
  • Attorney, the Law Office of Sarah Escolas
  • Law Degree from New England Law 
  • sarah@escolaslaw.com

Religious Studies

  • Religious Studies Faculty
  • Campus Ministry
  • More Information
  • Religious Studies Careers 
  • Religious Studies Faculty 
  • jhubbert@niagara.edu

Social Work

  • Social Work Faculty
  • Non-Profits & Volunteer Careers
  • More Information
  • 2008 Social Work
  • Mental Health, Prentive child welfare, Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking.
  • Masters of Science in Social Work (MSSW) from Columbia University School of Social Work, 2009 
  • Melissa.brierley@gmail.com

Theatre & Performing Arts

  • Theatre Faculty
  • Theatre Alumni
  • More Information
  • 2012 Theatre & English
  • MFA Candidate, Drama and Theatre For Youth and Communities, University of Texas at Austin
  • eaguilar7@gmail.com
  • M.F.A. Experimental Theatre (Special Effects, Costume Design) 
  • Head of Visitor Services, Burchfeld Penney Art Center
  • jessicaknoerl@gmail.com