Communications & Media Manager
Christine Boynton joined the Global Resilience Institute as Communications & Media Manager in June 2017. Previously, Boynton served as Executive Producer-Digital for a Baltimore TV station, managing the brand’s web and social presence across multiple channels. She got her start writing for a Washington D.C.-area publication covering the global air transportation industry and in 2012 was named ‘Best Young Aerospace Journalist’ by the Royal Aeronautical Society. Boynton graduated Cum Laude from McDaniel College in Westminster, Md. with a dual major in English and Communications.
Sougata joined the Global Resilience Office in May 2018. Sougata is a graduate student at Northeastern University pursuing his Master's degree in Computer Science. Prior to joining this organisation he was working as a full stack developer in India.
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Carlisle Dockery joined the Global Resilience Institute in September 2017 as the Staff Assistant. Prior to starting this position, she served as a FoodCorps service member at GROW Windham in Connecticut, working with elementary schools to bolster nutrition and sustainability initiatives. Carlisle graduated from Davidson College with a B.A. in Anthropology
Research Program Manager
Chris Grasso is a Research Program Manager at Northeastern University’s Global Resilience Institute. In December 2017, Chris received his MS in Security and Resilience Studies from Northeastern University. He graduated Cum Laude from Northeastern with a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and a concentration in Middle East Studies in May of 2016. He is also a former research assistant at the Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security and previously worked as a legal assistant at a local Massachusetts law firm. In the fall of 2015, Grasso attended the Lorenzo de Medici Institute in Florence, Italy where he studied current security issues facing the European Union.
Research Admin Assistant
Duo joined the Global Resilience Institute in January 2018 as an Undergraduate Administrative Assistant. He is currently pursuing a B.S. in Computer Science with Concentration in Cyber Operations at Northeastern University. Prior to joining the Institute, Duo held positions as Access Assistant for the University Libraries and Assistant Child Care Teacher for the Russell J. Call Children's Center at Northeastern.
Research Admin Assistant
Adriell joined the Global Resilience Office in January 2018. She is a second year student at Northeastern University, pursuing a degree in Behavioral Neuroscience, with a minor in Computer Science. Before working at GRI, Adriell worked as a data manager in Northeastern University’s Action Lab, as a Latin tutor, and in customer service.
Assistant Community Manager
Vidhi joined the Global Resilience Institute in May 2018 as an Assistant Community Manager. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Digital Media at Northeastern University. Prior to joining the institute, Vidhi worked as an Associate Account Manager at Text100 Global Communications.
Project Manager and Special Assistant
Angie Valencia is a Project Manager and Special Assistant at the Global Resilience Institute. She manages and carries out all small and major events for the institute, coordinates and manages communications between the Founding Director and all key internal/external stakeholders, and works to support the operational and research vision of the institute as needed. Angie has previously worked at C-space, a market research company where she lead the logistics and project management of US based offline Consumer Insight, Innovation & Brand Strategy projects and events in addition to project managing accounts such as Santander and Kimberly Clark. Valencia graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from Connecticut College in New London, CT.