Graduate Student Association Members

AMNESP students work hard to achieve their academic goals while supporting each other in the process. The Graduate Student Association is a cohort of American Studies PhD and Preservation Studies MA candidates who work to build community and assist students in life during and after earning a degree. They offer assistance with writing papers, networking with faculty, submitting articles to conferences, and anything else related to the journey through graduate school. Below is the current roster, click on name to see student profile and contact information.

2022 – 2023:

President: Anne Boyd

Secretary: Jenna Bennett

Treasurer: MaryKate Smolenski

Social Chair: Korie Tinch

Americanist Forum Coordinator: MaryKate Smolenski and Liv Jacobs

GSO Representative: Ryan Deneen

Undergrad Liaison: Anne Callahan

Faculty Liaison: Meghan Townes

Preservation Liaison: Gianna Ortiz


Mailing Address
American and New England Studies Graduate Student Association
Room 110
226 Bay State Rd
Boston, MA 02215


Find them on instagram! @americanstudiesbu