Susan Zalkind has joined the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future as the Research Initiatives and Multimedia Coordinator. Before coming to the Pardee Center, Zalkind worked as a Production Assistant at New England Cable News. She graduated from Boston University in January 2011 where she majored in History and minored in African Studies. She was awarded an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program grant for her independent study in Atlantic History. At the Pardee Center, she oversees the website, social media, and multimedia programs and helps coordinate research initiatives and special projects.