After Bard

Career and Graduate School Paths of our Alumni/ae


  • Mu Yao Masters in Public Policy, Price School, University of Southern California
  • Ce Sun MS Finance, Simon School, University of Rochester
  • Yang Yu MS Marketing, Simon School, University of Rochester
  • Chi-hui Yen Research Assistant, Institute of Economics - Academia Sinica, Taiwan (MS Economics, London School of Economics starting 2014)
  • Dakota Schuck Masters in Demographic and Social Analysis, Univ of California, Irvine


  • Juan Bages New Markets Analyst, Ross Stores
  • Doris Ke Assistant Brand Manager, Unilever North America
  • Miranda Wei Manager, Business Operations, I-ELLA
  • Yuan Xu Ph.D. program in Marketing, Stern School of Business, New York University
  • Stergios Mentesides Masters Program in Financial Engineering, Columbia University
  • Yingdi Liu Investment Analyst, (Ambi)dextrous Asset Management, New York
  • Dimin Xu Ph.D. program in Operations Management, Haas School of Business, U of California at Berkeley
  • Kim Larie Teach for America, New York Corps
  • Yige Wang Masters Program in Marketing, Columbia University


YuGai Zhu
Portfolio Analyst, Lazard Assest Management

Alex Vladoi
Masters Program in International Management, London School of Economics (LSE)

Georgi Smilyanov
Masters Program in Management, Technology and Economics, ETH Zurich

Steve Pikelny
Fund Analyst, Morningstar

Sara Kangas
Associate, Bay Valuation Advisers, Boston


Timothy Azarchs 
Law School, University of Pennsylvania

Albert Kleine
M.Phil. Program in Land Economics, University of Cambridge, U.K

Ni Gu
Masters in Management Science, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Masters Program in International and Development Economics, Yale University

Fang Song
MS Finance, Olin Business School, Washington University, St. Louis
Research Analyst, Optima Fund Management
Analyst, RRE Ventures, New York

Alex Weiner
Masters Program in International Political Economy and Business, New York University

Siyao Zhu
Ph.D. Program in Economics, University of Maryland

Hidde (John) Dreibergen
Brewer, Meantime Brewing Company, UK

Ioana Botea
Masters Program in Development Studies, University of Cambridge, UK

Kanika Bhatia
Head of Content and Social Media,, HT Media, India

Tony Kristic
Research Analyst, PerTrac Financial Solutions, New York

Henry Schenker
Lead Strategist, Offerpop, New York


Anh Pham
Ph.D. Program in Economics, University of California - San Diego

Michael Smith
M.A. economics, Boston College
Senior Analyst, Summit Consulting, Washington, D.C.

Dexin (Marco) Zhou 
Ph.D. Program in Finance, Emory University (Goizueta Business School)

Abigail Paris
M.Sc. Program in Environmental Policy & Regulation, London School of Economics (LSE)

Mi Zhou
Ph.D. Program in History, Arizona State University

Luoyan (Leslie) Chen
Associate, PwC Consulting

Elio Fox
Professional Poker Player; World Series of Poker European Champion 2011.

Khwaja (Joy) Rahman
MSc. Economics and Economic Policy, University College London.

Robert Ross
Masters Program in Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago

Tahiya Chowdhury
M.A. Human Resource Management, Kingston University, U.K
Recruiting Specialist, Gallup, UK.


Sijia Li
M.S. Operations Research, Columbia University
J.D. Program, Fordham University School of Law

Abhay Puskoor 
Analyst, Credit Suisse
Associate, FTV Capital

Chi-Kit Chan
Mutual Fund Dealer, Baring Asset Management, Hong Kong

Algorithmic Trading Group, Hong Kong

Chris Herring
Masters in Sociology and Social Anthropology, Central European University in Budapest, Hungary
Ph.D. program in Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

Ilaria Mazzocco
Central European University, Budapest, Hungary


Reanna Blackford 
Abt Associates, Washington D.C.
Masters Program in Urban Planning, Cornell University

Polina Petkova
MBA, Brandeis University
Valuation Analyst, Ernst and Young, New York

Anna Neverova
Research Analyst, Global Association of Risk Professionals
Associate Director, UBS Investment Bank

Raymond Huang
B.S. Engineering Management Systems, Columbia University
Analyst, Merrill Lynch

Daniel Pacheco 
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University
Solar Energy Consultant, Yejj Solar, Cambodia
Executive Director, NRG Solutions, Cambodia

Angelique Ahmed 
M.A., International Economics and Finance, Brandeis University
Associate, Swedbank Markets, Stockholm, Sweden

Stephen Dickinson 
M. Architecture, Arizona State University
Asst Site Audit Coordinator, SolarCity, San Mateo, CA

Kalina Konstantinova
MSc, Development Studies, London School of Economics (LSE)

Ananta Neelim 
M.S. Environmental Policy, Bard Center for Environmental Policy.
Ph.D. program in Economics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Jordanka Visokomogilska
Masters in Finance, Princeton University, Bendheim Center for Finance
Analyst, NERA Economic Consulting

James Reynolds
Closing Associate, Legacy Benefits Corporation

Shan Patrick
Assistant Producer, Big Sky Media
Assistant, Creative Artists Agency


Janeta Marinova 
Senior Solutions Analyst, Experian Decision Analytics, Bulgaria

Afroza Chowdhury  
Research Associate, Global Inquiry, Washington D.C.
Masters in Public Policy, Georgetown University, Georgetown Public Policy Institute
Consultant, World Bank

Alina Marinova
MS Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business
Senior Analyst, Econ One Research

Diya Timothy
Associate, RBC

Zack Kenner
Assistant Director of New Media, Office of the Mayor of Los Angeles

Nevena Gadjeva
Business Development Manager, Creative Solutions


Taun Toay
Associate Vice President, Bard College
Research Analyst, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

William McColloch
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Utah
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Lewis and Clark College


Suvash Dhakal 
M.A. economics, Northeastern University, Boston
Market Research Analyst, Sententia Research

Rubaba Ali
Ph.D. applied economics, University of Maryland, College Park

Warren Leijssius 
Prudential Investment

Isaac Liberman
Certified Financial Planner, Northwestern University
Analyst, Smith Barney
Financial Adviser, UBS Private Wealth Management
Financial Adviser, Merrill Lynch
Financial Adviser, US Bancorp


Mehnaz Rabbani 
M.A. economics, Brown University
Senior Research Associate, BRAC, Bangladesh
Ph.D. Program in Economics, McGill University

Nikhil John 
Senior Analyst, NERA Economic Consulting, New York

Rafael Freitas 
Vice President, Private Wealth Management, Goldman Sachs, Miami

Bo Bo Nge 
M.A. international economics, Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Research Analyst, American Investment Services, Great Barrington MA

Ridaa Murad
Bear Stearns, New York
Managing Partner, Veda Asset Management
Indian Equity Specialist, Barclays Capital


Hasan Faruq
Ph.D. economics, Indiana University
Assistant Professor of Economics, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio

Jose Jimenez 
Asst Director, NYC Mayor's Office of Contract Services
Deputy Chief Contracting Officer/Cultural Contract Specialist, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs

Peter Howard 
Ph.D. agricultural and resource economics, University of California, Davis
Climate Valuation Fellow, Institute for Policy Integrity, NYU School of Law

Melissa Mahoney
Ph.D. economics, New School Univeristy


Boriana Handjyiska 
M.A. economics, Johns Hopkins University
Analysit, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Vice President, Risk and Performance Analytics, Morgan Stanley, New York
Director, Alkeon Capital Management

Valerie Wolff
Coordination Analyst, United Nations