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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Staff

Araceli Arizpe

Assistant Director of Admissions

Areas: AZ, NM, NV, NY (Westchester County), TX
Join a Q&A with Araceli 

Santana Audet

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

Areas: CA (southern), NY (NYC)
Join a Q&A with Santana

Kim Balparda

Operations Associate

Office:
Emma Willard House

Karen Bartlett

Associate Director of International Admissions

Areas: Latin America, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Africa, Europe, Eastern Asia, Southeastern Asia (excluding Vietnam), Oceania
Join a Q&A with Karen

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
Join a Q&A with Nicole

Kristina Duggan

Assistant Director of Admissions

Areas: CO, IL, MA (inside 128 and Lexington)
Join a Q&A with Kristina

Julie Gramling

Special Programs Coordinator

Glenn Hartman-Mattson

Associate Director of Admissions

Areas: AK, CA (northern), ID, MN, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY
Join a Q&A with Glenn

Cynthia Hatch

Admissions Office Manager

Carly Hernandez

Associate Director of Admissions

Areas: Central Asia, Western Asia, Southern Asia, Vietnam
Join a Q&A with Carly

Michelle Nelson

Associate Director of Admissions

Areas: DE, DC, FL, MD, VA, Canada
Join a Q&A with Michelle

John Nordmeyer

Associate Director of Admissions

Manager of Admissions Information Systems

Areas: NY (Albany, Buffalo, Western)
Join a Q&A with John

Carolyn Orosz

Admissions Counselor

Areas: NJ, OH, PA
Join a Q&A with Carolyn

Shannon Palmer

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions

Areas: MA (East of Worcester, excluding schools in Boston, Cambridge, Milton, Lexington, and Waltham), OR, WA
Join a Q&A with Shannon

Sam Prouty

Director of Admissions

Areas: CT, NC, VT, and transfer applicants
Join a Q&A with Sam

Olivia Rieur

Admissions Counselor

Areas: HI, ME, NH, RI
Join a Q&A with Olivia

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
Join a Q&A with Aliana

Senior Fellows

Anna Saviano, '22.5

Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Major: Environmental Chemistry Joint Major
 

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 
 

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