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Alex Bigman

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Alex will be starting a PhD program in History of Art and Archaeology at the Institute of Fine Arts at NYU in Fall 2014, and looks forward to bringing his ISF training to bear upon his research within this exciting discipline. Alexs thesis was an analysis of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal, using cognitive linguistic theories of Mental Spaces and Conceptual Blending to explore how the modernist play’s unusual structure helps to reveal the workings of its characters’ minds. Since graduating, he has continued to develop his interest in art history through […]

Laura Bolton

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After graduating in the Spring of 2014, Laura moved to New York and began work at one of the worlds leading brand consultancies. The title of Laura’s thesis was “Internet Privacy and the Behavioral Advertising Industry: Controversies, Challenges and Recommendations to Reduce Consumer Fears Online.” Laura’s thesis compared regulatory practices in Germany to those in the UK and US. Laura was both an international student and California resident. She writes: The ISF major was perfect as I’m a very independent person and loved formulating my own schedule of classes, taking […]

Adam Oriel Cohen

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After graduating in 2014, Adam Oriel Cohen became a Fellow in Public Affairs at CORO which is a highly selective, full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. In 2017 Adam began the study of law at UCLA. Adam’s thesis was a comprehensive comparative investigation of the history and effectiveness of remedial programs in the CUNY and the California State University systems. As an undergraduate Adam was a Research Apprentice to Professor David […]