Arts & Entertainment

John Aboud

John Aboud

Class of 1995, America Field
Screenwriter

Thesis Title: “My Wealth in Ivy Island”: The Use of Fantasy and Fable in the Works of P.T. Barnum... Read more about John Aboud

Karen Chee '17

Karen Chee

Class of 2017, American Studies
Comedian & Writer for Late Night with Seth Meyers

Thesis Title: The Ghostly Grotesque: The Revolutionary Satire and Intersectionality of H.T. Tsiang’s The Hanging on Union Square... Read more about Karen Chee

Jake Cohen

Jake Cohen

Class of 2009, Modern Europe and America
Assistant Director, Jazz at Lincoln Center

Thesis Title: Tout va mal: Americanization and the Cinema of Jean-Luc Godard... Read more about Jake Cohen

Emily Graff

Emily Graff

Class of 2010, America Field
Editor, Simon & Schuster

Thesis Title: “Books Like these are Burned!’: The 1933 Nazi Book Burnings in American Historical Memory... Read more about Emily Graff

Tim Reckart

Tim Reckart

Class of 2008, America and Latin America
Director, Sony Pictures Animation

Thesis Title: "Martinka's on Saturday Night": The Society of American Magicians and the Professionalization of Magic... Read more about Tim Reckart

Leah Reis-Dennis

Leah Reis-Dennis

Class of 2013, America Field
Producer, Poetry in America & Co-Founder, Verse Video Education

Thesis Title: Lifting up the Lower East Side: Uptown Jewish Women, "Ghetto Girls," and the Effort to Redeem Jewish Female Delinquency in New York, 1900-1924... Read more about Leah Reis-Dennis

Emma Winsor Wood

Emma Winsor Wood

Class of 2012, Modern Europe
Freelance editor and writer

Thesis Title: Fleeing the Poetic Convent: Elena Shvarts's Works and Days and Problems of Female Authorship in the Late-Soviet Literary Underground... Read more about Emma Winsor Wood