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Joette Katz

Commissioner

Amy Kauffman

College Seminar InstructorAmy Kauffman, Ph.D. is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Spanish at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA in 2011. Amy performed research for nearly three years in the Functional Morphology laboratory under the direction of C. Tristan Stayton, PhD where she used Finite Element Analysis and mechanical testing to assess the influence of evolutionary pressures such as geographic location and predator interactions on the evolution of turtle shell design. Amy also completed two Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) during her undergraduate education; one with Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. where she performed quality control and assurance on HIV vaccine proteins and a second with the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public health where she studied the changes in lipid metabolism and morphology of the liver in response to environmental exposure to arsenic. Inspired by the collaboration in her research at Bucknell with the Biomedical Engineering Dept., she pursued her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX and defended in March 2016. Her dissertation work pioneered novel MRI-visible multi-drug release polymer coatings for bioresorbable stents for treatment of pediatric airway and congenital heart diseases. Amy joined the Saltzman Lab in May 2016 and is current working on the development of novel polymers to accelerate healing in diabetic foot ulcers. Her research focuses on the synthesis of polymers that facilitate the delivery of nucleic acids, electrospinning of scaffolds, and the testing of these materials for their effectiveness and safety in diabetic animal models. Beyond the laboratory, Amy is a Research Affiliate with the Celiac Disease Foundation and employs her scientific expertise in chemistry and materials science in the kitchen to explore molecular gastronomy and other sophisticated food preparation and cooking techniques.Email Amy Kauffman

Joshua Kendall

Author

Noreen Khawaja

Religious Studies

Noreen Khawaja specializes in 19th and 20th century European intellectual history, and particularly on the shifting status of religious ideas in late modern Western philosophy and culture. Her research examines the collapse of metaphysics both historically and philosophically. She looks at this issue in relation to secularity, the retrieval of theological traditions, and the rise of critical discourses on religion. She is currently working on a book that studies how Christian models of conversion formed the basis of the ideal of personal authenticity in existential thought, focusing on Søren Kierkegaard and Martin Heidegger.

 She completed her Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2012. In 2010 she was a DAAD Research Fellow in the Philosophy Faculty of Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg. She has recently published an article on the problem of individuality in Kierkegaard and Karl Löwith. At Yale, she teaches courses on modern Christian thought, phenomenology, existentialism, and on a variety of topics in the philosophy of religion.

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Elizabeth Kinsley

Undergraduate Admissions

 

 

Igor Kirman

Attorney

Andrew Klaber

Paulson & Company and Even Ground

Andrew Klaber is a Partner on the investment team at Paulson & Company, a multi-strategy investment firm in New York, where he invests across industries and the capital structure. Since 2002 he has served as the president and founder of Even Ground (www.evenground.org), an international non-profit that annually provides more than 2,000 children who have been orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS with academic scholarships, basic health care, and nutrition in Africa.

Andrew graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa president from Yale, where he was a Truman Scholar, Udall Scholar, and First-Team USA Today Academic All-American and, at commencement, received the David Everett Chantler Award for “best exemplifying the qualities of courage, strength of character, and high moral purpose” and Hadley Prize (valedictorian). He earned Masters of Science degrees in Financial Economics and Economic History from Oxford as a Marshall Scholar, and holds a JD/MBA from Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School.

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Siegfried Kra

Medicine

Jonathan Kramnick

EnglishMy research and teaching is in eighteenth century literature and philosophy, philosophical approaches to literature, and cognitive science and the arts. My first book—Making the English Canon: Print Capitalism and the Cultural Past, 1700-1770 (Cambridge, 1999)—examined the role of criticism and aesthetic theory in the creation of a national literary tradition. My second—Actions and Objects from Hobbes to Richardson (Stanford, 2010)—considered representations of mind and material objects along with theories of action during the long eighteenth century. Building on this study, my current book project asks what distinctive knowledge the literary disciplines and literary form can contribute to discussions of such topics as perceptual consciousness, created and natural environments, and skilled engagement with the world. Portions have appeared in Critical Inquiry and elsewhere. Email Jonathan Kramnick

Christina Kraus

Classics

Chris Kraus received her BA from Princeton and PhD from Harvard. She taught at New York University, University College London, and Oxford University before coming to Yale in the summer of 2004. She has research interests in ancient narrative (especially historiography and tragedy), Latin prose style, and the theory and practice of commentaries. She is a member of the program in Renaissance Studies.

Ann Kuhlman

International Students & Scholars

Ann Kuhlman has served as the Director of OISS since 1999 when she moved to New Haven after twenty years of working with international students and scholars at the University of Pennsylvania.  While it took some time, Ann now considers herself a New Englander (although she still enjoys a trip to Philly.) Ann is active nationally in international student and scholar issues and has given presentations at numerous conferences and seminars.  Always willing to travel, Ann also spends her free time (?) reading and trying to garden.

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Ann Kurth

Dean, School of NursingAnn Kurth, PhD, CNM, FAAN is Dean, and Linda Koch Lorimer Professor, Yale University School of Nursing. Dr. Kurth is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the CT Academy of Science and Engineering, and the US Preventive Services Task Force, which sets US screening and primary care prevention guidelines. An epidemiologist and clinically-trained nurse-midwife, Dr. Kurth’s research focuses on HIV/reproductive health and global health system strengthening. Her work has been funded by NIH (NIAID, NIDA, NIMH, NICHD), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNAIDS, CDC, HRSA, and others, for studies conducted in the US and internationally. Dr. Kurth has published 185 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and scholarly monographs and presented at hundreds of scientific conferences and invited talks. She has received awards for her science and leadership including the FNINR Ada Sue Hinshaw Research Award and the Int’l Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame award, STTI.Email Ann Kurth