Julissa Peña

Julissa Peña is a program associate in the Humanities in Place program.  Prior to joining the Foundation, Ms. Peña was involved in higher education administration, advising students, faculty, staff, parents, and other stakeholders at Columbia University.  During her time there, she oversaw the dissertation office at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, which supports all doctoral candidates at Columbia, and worked as a senior registration and financial analyst within the Office of the University Registrar. 

Ms. Peña has a BA in Latin American studies and sociology from Wesleyan University and an MA in American studies from Columbia University.