Dean’s Hosts

The 2021-22 Dean’s Hosts with Dean David Chard

BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development Dean’s Hosts are enthusiastic and knowledgeable undergraduate students who act as ambassadors for BU Wheelock. They dedicate their time and serve the BU Wheelock community by hosting prospective students and families and volunteering at community events with current BU students, parents, and alumni.

If you are a prospective student who would like to speak with a current Dean’s Host about BU Wheelock, a specific program within BU Wheelock, a club the Dean’s Host is involved in, or just about Boston University as a whole, send us an email.

BU Wheelock Dean’s Hosts


Marissa Alfieri (she/her)
Education & Human Development with a Specialization in Child and Adolescent Mental Health 
alfierim@bu.edu

Activities: BU Wheelock Student Services, Dual Degree (CAS Psychology), Undergraduate Psychology Association, Student Government Senator: Mental Health Committee


Ella Anderson (she/her)
Education & Human Development
ellajand@bu.edu

Activities: Admissions Ambassador, Strong Women Strong Girls Mentor & Member


Yanisa (Posh) Aphichatabut (she/her)
Education & Human Development
poshaphi@bu.edu

Activities: Freshman representative of the Thai Student Association


Claire Finucane (she/her)
Education and Human Development with a Specialization in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
cfin@bu.edu

Activities: Omega Phi Alpha, Camp Kesem, BU on Broadway


Vanessa Galeana (she/her) 2023-24 Dean’s Host Co-President
 Education & Human Development with a Specialization in Youth Development and Justice 
 vgaleana@bu.edu

Activities: Admissions Ambassador, Tri-Alpha Honor Society


Anisha Gandhi (she/her) 
Education and Human Development  
anishag@bu.edu 

Activities: BU Jalwa- Bollywood Team 


Tess Greenwald (she/her)
Elementary Education 

Activities: BU  Wheelock Student Government


Seyeon (Sarah) Han (she/her)
Education and Human Development
seyeonh@bu.edu

Activities: Boston University Initiative for Literacy Development, Asian American Student Task Force


Ashley Jeong (she/her)
Special Education (Moderate Disabilities PreK-8) and Elementary Education
ashleyjj@bu.edu

Activities: Exceptional Educators Club 


Rudy Joseph (he/him)
Education & Human Development with a Specialization in Educational Design for Transformative Social Futures and Youth Development and Justice 
josephrc@bu.edu

Activities: Admissions Ambassador, First-Generation Low-Income Partnership (FLIP@BU), Community Service Center, BUild Lab, Alpha Phi Omega Zeta Upsilon, Tri-Alpha


Yaein Lee (she/her)
Education & Human Development 
yaeinlee@bu.edu

Activities: KSA, HCA


Hannah Lippman (she/her) 
Elementary Education and Special Education
hlippman@bu.edu 

Activities: BU Children’s Center


Katelyn (Kate) Logan (she/her)
Education and Human Development with a Specialization in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
kml22@bu.edu

Activities: BU Club Volleyball Team, Volunteer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Madison Ly (she/her)
Education and Human Development
mly@bu.edu 

Activities: The Urban Garden Initiative (TUGI) Club, Wheelock Transitional Mentor Program, Scarlet Speaker, Admissions Ambassador, BU Children’s Center and the Beekeeping Club


Aanika Manghnani (she/her)
Education and Human Development with a Specialization in Deaf Studies
aanikam@bu.edu 

Activities: The Urban Garden Initiative (TUGI) Club


Gabriela Mogavero (she/her)
Education and Human Development with a Specialization in Teaching and Learning

Activities: BU Wheelock Student Services


Audrey (Ace) Mothershed (she/they) 2023-24 Dean’s Host Co-President
Education and Human Development with a Specialization in Educational Design for Transformative Social Futures
audreym@bu.edu

Activities: Treasurer of BU’s One Voice Acapella, Director of the BU Wheelock Transitional Mentor Program, BU Wheelock Student Services, Dual Degree in Classical Civilizations (CAS) 


Sophia Temple (she/her)
Education and Human Development with a Specialization in Teaching and Learning 
stemple@bu.edu

Activities: Peer Mentoring, BU Ski and Snowboard Club


Carolina Tramontina Ceribelli (she/her)
Education and Human Development with a Specialization in Teaching and Learning 
carotc@bu.edu

Activities: President of BU Wheelock Student Government, President of TUGI (The Urban Garden Initiative)


Sadhana Venkatesh (she/her)
Education and Human Development with a Specialization in Educational Design for Transformative Social Futures

Activities: BUild Lab Member, BU Telefund


Hannah Wei (she/her)
Education and Human Development
hawei@bu.edu  

Activities: Member and Social Media Chair of the BU Competitive Figure Skating Team, Vice President of the Elementary Education Club, Best Buddies, Asian Students Union, Wheelock Transitional Mentors Program


Gaby Wellman (she/her)
Elementary Education

Activities: Hillel


Gwyneth Williams (she/her) 
Special Education and Elementary Education 
gwynethw@bu.edu


Yewon April Yi (she/her)
Education and Human Development 
aprilyi@bu.edu


Hope Zhao (she/her)
Education and Human Development 
hopezow@bu.edu

Activities: BU SOON, Taiwanese American Student Association.