Alumni Profiles

Flood Expert Sam Brody ’92 Profiled in Portland Press Herald

Brody is director of Texas A&M University’s Center for Beaches and Shores, has been interviewed dozens of times in the media since Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast last month.

Michael Mascia ’93 Named Board President of Global Conservation Group

Michael Mascia, the senior director of social science for the nonprofit Conservation International, has been named board president for the Society for Conservation Biology, the field’s pre-eminent professional society.

Evolving as an Artist, Coretta King ’12 Releases New Songs

Nashville-based King has just released a collection of her own songs online—freely available through SoundCloud. This material she characterizes as a taster, something to whet the appetitie of her fans as she works on a bigger album project down the road.

Jackson ’07 Explains How Philanthropy Fits into the World of Investment Banking

“The role of a foundation in the non-profit world is the same as an investment bank in the corporate world. Investment banks provide financing for corporations to fund growth, and foundations provide financing to nonprofits to build capacity.”

Leslie Anderson ’79 Receives NEH Grant for Democracy Research

Leslie Anderson, a University of Florida Research Foundation professor of political science, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to support her research of democratic enclaves in Nicaragua and the “politics of resistance.”

From Grape to Glass: A Conversation with Winemaker Mark Lucci ’04

“About ten million cases a year come through the site I oversee in Napa Valley, California. So anything related to wine quality control, taste, mixing and blending at the site, is my responsibility.”

Goldman Sachs’ Jeff Goldenberg ’77 Discusses Economy, Investment Careers

The investment strategist visited Bowdoin earlier this week where he met with students and faculty to discuss a range of economy-related issues.

Remembering Helen Spaulding, Descendant of Bowdoin’s Founder

A descendant of James Bowdoin II, the second governor of Massachusetts and the man for whom the College is named, and part of the Kennedys’ bridal party in 1953, Helen Spaulding led a fascinating life—and that’s just the beginning.