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Melina

Graduate Assistant

Graduate Assistant

she/her/hers

Where do you call home?

  • I grew up in Rochester, NY, but Rogers Park is my home now.
What do you do at Northwestern?
  • I am a PhD Student in the Art History Department and a Graduate Assistant for Sustained Dialogue in Social Justice Education.
What are you passionate about?
  • I am passionate about creativity, community, and heritage. I'm grateful when I have the opportunity to hold space for all three.
What are some moments/accomplishments/projects you have been proud of?
  • I am most proud of my arts education programs with The Colored Girls Museum. I developed curriculum for two youth programs on archival research and performance. I am currently working on a new program centered around oral history and immersive storytelling.
Where can you be found around campus?
  • Kresge Hall, Scott Hall and the Art Library at Deering.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
  • I like to walk in my neighborhood, play tennis, go to museums and sew.
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