GSAS Alumni Spotlights

AlumniAlumni Description
Tom Hughes

Tom Hughes, Ph.D.
M.A. in Theology, 1979
Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Corporate Secretary at Greater New York Mutual Insurance Company; Adjunct Associate Professor of Philosophy at St. John’s University

Tom Hughes, Ph.D., GSAS ’79, uses his graduate studies in theology and philosophy to bring unique perspectives to his work as a lawyer. He also shares his passion for the humanities with his students at St. John's.

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GSAS Alum - Nicole Rafanello, Ph.D. Nicole Rafanello, Ph.D.
Ph.D. in Psychology, 2005
Licensed Clinical and Forensic Psychologist

As a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist, Nicole Rafanello, Ph.D., GSAS ’05, provides therapy to individuals and groups and helps police departments hire more equitably.

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Jared Woodard

Jared Woodard, Ph.D.
Ph.D. in Philosophy, 2013
Head of the Research Investment Committee at Bank of America

As head of the research investment committee, Jared Woodard, Ph.D., GSAS ’13, helps investors think about where to allocate their investments towards different asset classes, like stocks or bonds.

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