Our experienced staff and enthusiastic tour guides, senior admissions fellows, and student volunteers are here to make your journey through the admissions process as stress-free as we can. Meet the folks you’ll find at Middlebury.

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Araceli Arizpe

Assistant Director of Admissions

Areas: AZ, NM, NV, NY (Westchester County), TX

Santana Audet

Associate Director of Admissions and Diversity, Access, and Inclusion Initiatives

Areas: CA (southern), NY (NYC)

Kim Balparda

Operations Associate

Emma Willard House

Karen Bartlett

Associate Director of International Admissions

Areas: Latin America, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe and Eastern Asia (excluding Mongolia)

Charlene Bryant

Assistant to the Dean of Admissions

Kim Cook

Admissions Technology Specialist

Nicole Curvin

Dean of Admissions

Areas: AL, AR, GA, KY, LA, MS, SC, TN, WV

Kristina Duggan

Assistant Director of Admissions

Areas: CO, IL, MA (inside 128 and Lexington)

Julie Gramling

Special Programs Coordinator

Glenn Hartman-Mattson

Associate Director of Admissions

Areas: AK, CA (northern), ID, MN, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY

Cynthia Hatch

Admissions Office Manager

Carly Hernandez

Associate Director of Admissions

Areas: Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa, Western Asia, Southeast Asia, Oceania, Mongolia

Michelle Nelson

Associate Director of Admissions

Areas: DE, DC, FL, MD, VA, Canada

John Nordmeyer

Associate Director of Admissions

Manager of Admissions Information Systems

Areas: NY (Albany, Buffalo, Western)
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Carolyn Orosz

Admissions Counselor

Areas: NJ, OH, PA

Shannon Palmer

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions

Areas: MA (East of Worcester, excluding schools in Boston, Cambridge, Milton, Lexington, and Waltham), OR, WA

Sam Prouty

Director of Admissions

Areas: CT, NC, VT, and transfer applicants

Olivia Rieur

Admissions Counselor

Areas: HI, ME, NH, RI

Aliana Thomas-Adams

Admissions Counselor

Areas: IA, IN, KS, MA (Worcester and points west), MI, MO, NE, NY (Long Island), OK, WI, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands

Senior Fellows

Erin Kim, '23

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Major: International and Global Studies (concentrations in Global Security Studies & Chinese)

Eva Kaiden, '23

Hometown: Bronx, New York
Major: Environmental Literature

Gigi Hogan, '23

Hometown: Rockwall, Texas
Major: English

Glenn Kontor, '23

Hometown: Bronx, New York
Major: Architectural Studies

Jaime Medina-Balcazar, '23

Hometown: Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia; Naples and Miami, Florida
Major: Neuroscience

Laura Rivera Martinez, '23

Hometown: Bogotá, Colombia; Greenwich, Connecticut 
Major: Political Science

Miguel Velasquez, '23

Hometown: Houston, Texas
Major: Sociology

Rain Ji, '23

Hometown: Beijing, China
Major: International and Global Studies (Middle East and North Africa track) 

Sara Massey, '23

Hometown: Madison, NJ
Major: Economics

Access Interns

Miguel Velasquez, '23

Hometown: Houston, Texas 
Major: Sociology 

Alejandro Castillo, '24

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Major: Sociology

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