Doctoral and Graduate Interns

Hyunwoo Koo

Research Assistant, 2019-Present

Hyunwoo is a PhD student studying Practical Theology at Boston University’s School of Theology. He focuses on the socio-cultural and religious experiences of Korean immigrants in the US, guided by postcolonial and migration studies. His research interests also include contextual theologies, namely queer theologies and Asian/Asian American theologies. Prior to his current program, Hyunwoo studied at Boston University (MDiv) and Harvard University (MTS in Comparative Studies).

Dimitri Luzincourt

Research Assistant, 2018-Present

Dimitri is a second-year Master’s student studying Psychology at Boston University. After growing up in New York, he attended Brown University as an undergraduate and received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology. After spending some time as a Research Assistant as an undergraduate student, he is eager to work at CMAC and gain exposure to multidisciplinary research. One of his major goals at Boston University is to gain more diverse research experience. He loves both playing and watching sports in his spare time, especially football, basketball, and soccer.

Nathan Patti

Research Assistant, 2019-Present

Nathan is a student at Boston University’s School of Theology pursuing a Masters of Divinity. Prior to starting his master’s degree Nathan spent six years in church ministry, during which he established two new youth programs. His work at the School of Theology focuses on the relation of theory and practice within Christian theology, and he hopes to continue his studies into a PhD.

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Xuliang Zhang

Research Assistant, 2019-Present

Xuliang is a second-year student pursuing a Masters of Theological Studies in the Boston University School of Theology. Prior to his current program, he received his Bachelor of Philosophy in Science of Religion at Minzu University of China. He is passionate about how to provide spiritual care and mental health therapy under the context of Chinese culture, especially in the fields of suicide, trauma, family, and sexual orientation. In the future, he plans to become a licensed therapist and hopes to continue his studies by pursuing a PhD.

Undergraduate Interns

Anne-Margaux Angelov

Development Assistant, 2019-Present

Anne is an undergraduate senior at Boston University, majoring in International Relations. Her academic and career interests lie in youth education, refugee rights and entrepreneurial opportunities for underrepresented communities. She has delved into these areas through previous internships in the government and nonprofit sector, as well as through her continuing involvement in community service initiatives. In the future, Anne plans to pursue a career influencing policy change on pressing societal challenges.

Sara Mack

Communications Assistant, 2019-Present

Sara is an undergraduate senior at Boston University, studying Public Relations as well as Environmental Analysis and Policy. Her Kilachand Honors thesis focuses on the impact of land use changes and land preservation on communities in southeastern Pennsylvania. She is passionate about issues involving environmental justice and plans to pursue a career in environmental communications after graduation. In her free time, Sara is a drum major in the BU Marching Band, a section leader in the BU Pep Band, and loves spending time outdoors.

Allana Radel

Research Assistant, 2018-Present

Allana is an undergraduate student at Boston University majoring in Health Science and Public Health. In the future, she plans to pursue a combined J.D. and MPH with the intention of working in health law and policy. She is passionate about mental health, public health policy, elder and child abuse prevention, and women’s healthcare. In her free time, she enjoys planning and engaging in community service outreach, reading and writing, travelling, and being outside.