Catching up with...

"Catching Up With..." Each week a faculty or staff member is profiled. Answering a series of short questions, the profiles are intended to be light, informative and conversational.

Catching up with...Leahanna Pelish ’07

An administrative assistant for the departments of Anthropology, Classics and Philosophy, and the Religious Studies program, Leahanna Pelish ’07 has worked at Union since 2016.

Catching up with…Weiwei Zhang

At 5 a.m., when most of campus is asleep, Weiwei Zhang and a crew of about 60 are on a mission, hustling between academic buildings and residence halls

Catching up with...Sarina Kuersteiner

Sarina Kuersteiner joined Union in 2022 as an assistant professor of history, specializing in the cultural, economic and legal history of the premodern Mediterranean.

Catching up with…John Rieffel

Growing up in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C., John Rieffel had access to some of the world’s best cultural institutions.

Catching up with... Holli Frey

Professor of geosciences Holli Frey grew up Duane, N.Y., a town of 137 people in the northern Adirondacks, where her parents were the town supervisor and a tax collector/medical technologist, and also ran a cabin and boat rental business.

Catching up with...Kathryn Maitoza

Kathryn Maitoza joined the Office of Admissions in January 2019 as the assistant to the vice president for admissions, financial aid and enrollment.