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year of a master’s program in marriage and family therapy, she interns at a mid- dle school. She loves the program and the Bay Area, and also conducting admissions interviews for Skidmore! Erica Meade married Alex Davis in Oak -


land, CA, on September 10. They met in 2006 in Washington, DC. Skidmore alum- ni in attendance were bridesmaid Jen ni - fer Lau, Dan Sharkey ’04, Kristina Ho, Joanna Fax, Nicole Lee, and Mike Irvine ’04 (who led the ring bearer—the couple’s pug, Tank—down the aisle). Erica and Alex are enjoying married life in the Bay Area, where Erica is the senior design leader at StumbleUpon, a San Francisco tech company. Willa Fung Moore is a third-year pedi-


atric resident at Rainbow Babies and Chil - dren’s Hospital in Cleveland, OH. She plans to graduate from the residency this summer and move to Atlanta, GA, to join her husband, a neurosurgery resident at Emory University. After living in Saratoga Springs and working for the New York State Senate for nearly three years, Gwendolyn Bluemich has moved to Washington, DC, as manag- er of public policy and communications for the external affairs office of Daimler Corporation. Now on the private-sector side, she works in transportation, energy policy, and state government affairs. Gwen is the proud aunt of year-old nephew Frederick. Julia Pistell works in marketing and events at the Mark Twain House and Museum. She and Greg Ludovici ’04 are founding members of Sea Tea Improv, a professional troupe that has performed all over New England. Julia has recently pub- lished several pieces of nonfiction, includ- ing an essay for NPR’s This I Believe. Julia and Greg recently met with Katherine Martinelli and Evan Cantor in Rhodes, Greece. Hillary Nammack, working in develop- ment for the New School for Social Re - search, has started her own company, Search for Delicious, which offers cooking classes and tasting events in the NYC area. Her company is expanding to pro- duce private events for corporate HR departments and publishes a blog that features reviews, recipes, and more. Hil - lary commutes between NYC and Old Greenwich, CT, where she lives with her boyfriend, Andrew. After graduation Rebekah Baranoff taught science and Spanish in Los Ange - les. From 2008 to 2010, she studied foren- sic and biological anthropology at Mercy - hurst College in Erie, PA, and gained ex -


perience working at crime scenes and with law-enforcement agencies in Penn - syl vania, Ohio, and New York—for exam- ple, excavating the crash site of Conti - nental/Colgan Air Flight 3407 outside Buffalo, NY. Upon earning her master’s in 2010, she moved to Tempe, AZ, and is a crime-scene technician for the Chandler Police Department. She acknowledges this may be an unusual path for an anthro major, but she loves it, and she encour- ages students interested in this type of work to contact her at rbaranoff79@ comcast.net. In July Ali Infield married Adam Kauf -


man in Philadelphia. Erin Klemyk and Hillary Nammack were bridesmaids. Lisa Kingston was also in attendance. Ali is a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at Loyola University in Maryland. She and Adam live in Chicago while Ali completes a predoctoral internship. Caitlin Givens won an essay contest sponsored by the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Washington, DC. In Sep - tember she read the essay—an account of how, despite having no previous experi- ence, she helped deliver a baby on a bus in Senegal—at a 50th anniversary gala at Arlington National Cemetery’s amphithe- ater. Other speakers included Sen. Chris Dodd and Liberian VP Joseph Boakai Sr. Caitlin earned a master’s in population and development from the London School of Economics before going to


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Sene gal; now she’s studying to become a certified nurse midwife at Georgetown University. ROBERT CAIAZZO 18 ROBESON STREET, APT. 2 JAMAICA PLAIN, MA 02130-2943 ROBERT.J.CAIAZZO.JR@GMAIL.COM


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Class Participation 30% Legacy Society 0 / FOP Donors 10


Jennifer Rhodes welcomed son Liam on June 17.


Christina Schull lives in Portland, OR.


She has worked for the US Bureau of Land Management, the Nature Conservancy, the Oregon Biodiversity Information Center, and Portland Parks and Recre - ation. Christina also does landscape and garden consulting. She enjoys painting, writing, and music—which, she says, “is how I met my significant other and how I keep my liberal arts education alive.” Based in Tokyo, Joshua Stephens is a senior consultant for the Adept Group. He leads a team of headhunters seeking IT professionals willing to relocate to the Asia-Pacific region. He encourages Skid - more seniors and graduates interested in overseas employment in the emerging tech industry to contact him at joshua@ adept-grp.com. ALEXANDRA RAVENER 43 VALENTINE AVENUE GLEN COVE, NY 11542 A.RAVENER@GMAIL.COM


On August 20, Chelsea Ring married Michael Bolles on Keuka Lake in upstate New York. Attendees included Joe Doldo ’96, Katie McClanahan ’06, Kaelyn Dooley ’06, Sarah Hoffman, Lizzie Edwards ’08, Corinne Coonan ’08, and Madeleine Bonneville ’09. Dave Brown, who studied documentary filmmaking with En - glish professor Tom Lewis, has been in film and TV since graduation. Last summer he won his first Emmy for cinematography: he worked on the Civil War reenactment scenes in a documen- tary that won a Southeast Re gional Emmy for lighting. He says he owes much of his success to his Skidmore education. Emily Carnevale is engaged to Jerome Mopsik ’06. He proposed to her on Skid - more’s Case Green, where the couple had met six years earlier. They live in Saratoga Springs, where Emily teaches second grade


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