Staff and Students 2023

We’re proud to announce the Metcalf team expanded greatly this year, with the addition of Communication Specialist Phoebe Neel, Postdoctoral Fellow Dra. Evelyn Valdez-Ward, and Development Consultant Nina Gregory. We’re grateful, as ever, for the assistance of our undergraduate and graduate students and interns.


Inclusive Science Communication Program Specialist

Executive Director

Program Director


Director of Development

URI Foundation


Communications Specialist

Postdoctoral Fellow

Donor Engagement Manager


Special thanks to our student volunteers:


Jacqueline Brabants
Asta Habtemichael
Megan Hughes
Emma Kelly
Sarah Levesque
Danielle Moore
Alexandra Moura (Science Communication Intern for Fall 2022 semester)
Alexis Rapoza
Adrian Sicaju-Ruiz
Shannon Smith
Colette Soulier
Hannah Trautmann
Mehri Azizi
Sarah Schechter
Sarah Heavren
Hannah MacDonald

Metcalf’s 2022 Annual Report