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.

Undergraduate Interns

Pragyee Nepal

Web Developer Assistant, 2019-Present

Pragyee is an undergraduate student at Simmons majoring in Computer Science with a minor in Business. She is interested in programming and likes to explore different fields within computer science. She is interested in AI/Machine Learning and plans to pursue a higher degree in the field. She likes to paint, read (mostly fiction) and dance.

Alanna 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.