Fellows of Jonathan Edwards

A (5) | B (11) | C (4) | D (1) | E (6) | F (5) | G (2) | H (10) | J (2) | K (3) | L (6) | M (5) | N (2) | O (2) | P (5) | R (2) | S (6) | T (2) | U (1) | W (8) | Z (1)

Myles H. Alderman


Bio:

Myles H. Alderman, JE ’58, was a New Haven area business executive for over 35 years who then transitioned to the non-profit environmental sphere working for The Nature Conservancy and The Connecticut Fund for the Environment and then as a consultant for numerous regional and statewide land trusts. Currently he continues his interest in environmental issues by doing volunteer work for land conservation organizations. He was co-founder and first president of the Board of New Haven Urban Resources Initiative, a program at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. His primary avocation is the American Civil War with particular interest in the role of Yale men in the War. He would be delighted to speak with students regarding their interests in the not-for-profit world. malderman@snet.net

Vladimir Alexandrov


Bio:

Vladimir Alexandrov is the B. E. Bensinger Professor in Yale’s Slavic Department, where he teaches courses on Russian literature and culture. His latest project is a biography of a legendary Russian revolutionary terrorist: To Break Russia’s Chains: Boris Savinkov’s Wars Against the Tsar, Lenin and the Bolsheviks. There is more about him on www.valexandrov.com. alexandrov-vladimir@yale.edu

Garrett Alfstad


Bio:

Garrett Alfstad is a native of Long Beach, California. He entered the United States Naval Academy in 2006, and earned his B.S. in Applied Mathematics with the class of 2010. Upon commissioning from Annapolis, Garrett reported for naval flight training and received his naval aviator “wings of gold” in 2012. While forward deployed aboard the USS George Washington and the USS Ronald Reagan in Atsugi, Japan, Garrett amassed over 1,000 flight hours in the MH-60S helicopter as a member of the World Famous Golden Falcons from 2012 to 2015. After returning to the United States, he earned his M.A. in International and Development Economics from Yale University. Now stationed at Yale, he teaches Naval Science courses, and mentors undergraduate students who are interested in serving our great country and carrying on Yale’s historic tradition of naval aviation. garrett.alfstad@yale.edu

Stuart Allen


Bio:

Stuart Allen, JE ’02, Lawyer, is interested in speaking with students who are considering careers in law or who are planning to attend law school. Stuart graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 2006 and is an Assistant United States Attorney in Washington, DC, serving as a criminal prosecutor. Previously, he worked for multi-national law firms in Washington, DC and in Los Angeles, CA and clerked for judges on the federal trial and appellate courts. He has also worked at non-profit and civil rights organizations. While he does not live in New Haven, Stuart is happy to chat by phone with any perspective law students about their plans, law school, and actually practicing law. stuart.allen@aya.yale.edu

Bob Alpern


Bio:

Dean of Yale School of Medicine, and parent of Rachelle JE ’09 and Kyle Alpern JE ’12. He has broad interests related to science and medicine, including undergraduate science education, premedical curricula, and the scientific basis of medical disease. In addition, he is interested in how academic institutions interface with industry to develop drugs and medical devises, resulting in improved healthcare. Interests outside of work include tennis and opera.

Priscila Bala


Bio:

Priscila Bala is a Portfolio Associate with Octopus Ventures, in New York City. Previously, she was the Director of the Mentor Network at the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute, connecting ventures to experienced advisors, and growing Yale’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. She is an entrepreneur and business professional with experience in investment banking, fundraising and business development. Priscila has taught executive courses on behavioral economics, negotiations and competitive strategy. She is a fellow of the Yale Center for Customer Insights. Her financial career included working with European Equities at Credit Suisse in New York and Latin American Equities at Morgan Stanley in São Paulo, Brazil. She has served on various nonprofit boards and is a fervent advocate for financial literacy, access to education, the arts and the outdoors. She holds a BA and MBA from Yale University.

 

Jurgen Bank


Bio:

Jurgen Bank, an Industrial-Organizational Psychologist focusing on leadership development with corporate clients around the world, and a resident fellow in JE, is interested in discussing intercultural experiences over lunch or coffee breaks. He would like to talk about questions and insights related to situations where different cultures meet, such as travel experiences, observations on intercultural friendships and, of course, the experience of being immersed in or confronted with a different culture while living abroad or, if you originate from another culture, living here. He currently is developing a project to explore the ways in which national, ethnic, and local cultures mix with corporate cultures around the globe. Jurgen grew up in Germany, and himself immigrated to the United States in 1998. Jurgen.Bank@bts.com

Russell Barbour Ph.D..


Bio:

Russell Barbour Ph.D.. As Associate-Director for Yale’s Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA), he studies HIV and hepatitis C risk. His teaching focuses on clustered and missing data, and Bayesian Methods. Dr. Barbour also teaches seminars at the State University of St. Petersburg. He is involved in international health projects in South Africa, Equatorial Guinea, Sudan and Madagascar. His interest in wildlife conservation includes service on the Advisory Board of the Cape Peninsula National Park in South Africa and the Development Committee of the Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve in Madagascar. russell.barbour@yale.edu

Marisa Bass


Bio:

Marisa Bass is Assistant Professor in the History of Art Department at Yale. She a scholar of Renaissance art, with a focus on intersections between art and intellectual culture in the early modern Netherlands. Her research interests include the representation of nature, the cult of images, portraiture, print culture, and Renaissance notions of imagination and invention. She teaches courses on everything from anatomical illustration to the paintings of Rembrandt.

Enrique Betancourt


Bio:

Enrique Betancourt is an expert on urban policy and crime and violence prevention. He recently served as Executive Director of the National Center for Crime Prevention and Citizen Participation in Mexico. Currently he is Executive Director and co-founder of CONTEXTUAL, an organization that develops tools for bridging the gap between policy design and successful implementation. Previously he was Deputy General Director of Social Policy for the Presidency of the Republic of Mexico. betancourt.enrique@gmail.com

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