Staff

Nkechi Abraham

Nkechi Abraham is a research fellow at the Center for Future Readiness at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. At the Center, she is conducting a thematic analysis of a State Leaders Network forum to create a tool kit to support economic and social mobility among youth. Through her research experience and […]

Sara Ahmed

Sara Ahmed is a research fellow at the Center on the Ecology of Early Development (CEED) at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Her research interests include identifying effective ways to foster mental well-being and resilience among at-risk youth. Ms. Ahmed recently published a paper on the effects of mothers’ growth mindsets […]

Chelsie Ahn

At Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, Chelsie Ahn serves as the administrative coordinator for the Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Department and the Wheelock Educational Policy Center. In these roles, she supports faculty, staff, and students with various projects and events.

Paul Akoury

Dr. Paul Akoury provides leadership and strategic thinking in all areas relating to field education at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. He is part of the Professional Preparation team that is helping to centralize services pertaining to licensure and accreditation as well as program assessment and continuous improvement. He collaborates with […]

Miriam Alfaro Ortez

Miriam Alfaro Ortez is the senior education advisor at East Boston High School through the college access program GEAR UP, which stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs. In this role, Ms. Alfaro Ortez works with youth in grades 9-12 to increase postsecondary expectations, readiness, and enrollment. Students are given the resources […]

Jenna Alton

Jenna Alton is a research scientist in the Social Learning Lab at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. She studies how a child’s social world influences their thinking, learning, and behavior as a child and into adulthood.

Allison Andreola

At Boston University, Allison Andreola is a project manager for the Wheelock Institute for the Science of Education (WISE), Project LINC, and Project TEAMS, where she supports literacy and special education research projects and doctoral programs. Before joining BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, Ms. Andreola worked for various youth development nonprofits in […]

Kaylee Anzick

Kaylee Anzick is the evening library coordinator at the Pickering Educational Resources Library at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. They manage course reserves, supervise student employees, and assist with patron inquiries and requests. Mx. Anzick has worked in children’s publishing, education nonprofits, and bookstores—but, ultimately, they found their true home in […]

Gabriel Arredondo

Gabriel Arredondo is the recruitment & yield specialist in the Graduate Admissions Office at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. In this role, he focuses on recruitment management, enrollment communications, supporting prospective students through the application process, and managing enrollment data systems. Before joining BU Wheelock, Mr. Arredondo was an advanced writing […]

Daphne Babrow

Dr. Daphne Babrow has more than 25 years leading and working in the field of early childhood systems. She is a research scientist at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development in the Center on the Ecology of Early Development (CEED). In this position, she leads project teams, facilitates professional development, conducts qualitative […]