Fellows of Jonathan Edwards

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Janna Wagner


Janna Wagner is a ‘95 graduate of Yale (JE). She taught in the Bronx and graduated from Harvard Graduate School of Education before returning to New Haven to co-found All Our Kin, a Connecticut non-profit devoted to expanding access to high-quality early education for all children. She also co-teaches an Ed Studies course called “Child Care, Society and Social Policy.” When not running AOK, Janna volunteers on non-profit boards including “The Group with No Name”, a social, civic organization that she and her friends founded to make New Haven a more fun place to live and to turn residents into citizens, and U.S. Grant, a summer program for New Haven students run by Yalies. She is excited to meet with students who want to discuss social entrepreneurship, founding a non-profit, teaching, educational equity, and New Haven.

Contact Janna at janna@allourkin.org

Scott Wallace-Juedes


Director of Undergraduate Financial Aid


Wendell Wallace-Juedes


Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions


Paul Walsh


Paul Walsh is Professor of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism in Yale’s School of Drama. He has worked in theaters across the country including nine years as senior dramaturg at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater. His translations of plays by Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg have been produced professionally in numerous theaters including Yale Rep. Walsh was artistic director of the New Harmony Project, a new play development program in southern Indiana, from 2006 to 2012 and has taught at Southern Methodist University and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. paul.walsh@yale.edu

John Harley Warner


John Harley Warner is an historian of medicine, public health, and science. His work focuses on health and healing cultures in America from the late-eighteenth century through the present, with particular attention to professional identity, the visual cultures of medicine, and transnational comparison. At Yale he is Avalon Professor of the History of Medicine, Professor of History and of American Studies, and Chair of the History of Medicine department at the Yale Medical School. He teaches undergraduate, graduate, and medical students, and has been Director of Undergraduate Studies for the major in HSHM (History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health). Undergraduate courses include “Media and Medicine in Modern America.” john.warner@yale.edu

Barbara Watts


Associate Director of Admissions at School of Medicine


Jonathan Weinberg, Ph. D.


Jonathan Weinberg, Ph.D. (Yale College BA, 1978) is a painter, art historian and curator. He is Curator of The Maurice Sendak Foundation. He has taught in Yale's History of Art Department and in its Art School for an aggregate of over twenty years. He is the author of several books including Pier Groups: Art and Sex Along the New York Waterfront and Ambition and Love in American Art. His writings have appeared in Art in America, Art Forum, The Yale Journal of Criticism and in numerous museum catalogs. In 2019 he was the lead curator of the award winning touring exhibition, Art After Stonewall 1969-89. He is the curator of the 2023-24 touring exhibition, Wild Things Are Happening: The Art of Maurice Sendak. He was the recipient of many fellowships including a Guggenheim Fellowship and he was the artist-in-residence at the Getty Research Center in 2002-3. In 2022 an exhibition of his GENESIS window paintings and prints was on view at the Ely Center of Contemporary Art in New Haven.

Harold Welch, Jr.


Harold Welch, Jr. (Harry) was born in New Haven, CT in 1928.  He attended Foote School, Groton School and graduated in Yale’s largest class, 1950.  He had many jobs: in banking, the U.S. Government, The Edward Malley Co. (New Haven) brokerage and finally as President of Yale New Haven Medical Center, Inc.  He was active in local endeavors: The South Central Connecticut regional Water Authority, Yale new Haven Hospital and served as President of the New Haven Arts Council. He was recruited to J.E during the reign of Beekman Cannon. J.E. thought that they were getting a person of stature in the Arts, though Harry tried to disabuse them of this idea.  He is currently a resident of Vermont.

Zach Wendling


Zach Wendling is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy, a joint venture of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and the Yale Law School. An interdisciplinary scholar, Zach’s main project is the Environmental Performance Index, a global scorecard of 180 countries: https://epi.yale.edu. His other research interests are climate and energy policy and policy analysis. Before academia, he was an environmental scientist specializing in surface water ecosystem restoration. Zach joined JE as a Fellow in Fall 2019, and in his free time he enjoys opera, museums, and asking people if he can pet their dogs. He’s happy to chat with students, and you can find him in Kroon Hall, at Fellows’ dinners, or email him at zach.wendling@yale.edu.

Ted Whitten


Ted Whitten is an architect and writer based in New Haven and an alumnus of the School of Architecture. He is very happy to meet students to talk about careers in creative fields—or anything else!