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Meet Our Academic Coaches

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Professional Academic Coaches

Our professional academic coaches hold advanced degrees and bring a diversity of academic, professional, and personal experience to their roles. 

Rhean Sun

Rhean Sun, MFA
Academic Coach
Read her bio and schedule a coaching appointment

Michelle Atallah

Michelle Atallah, PhD
Academic Coach
Read her bio and schedule a coaching appointment

Jae Chung

Jae Chung, PhD
Associate Director
Read his bio (currently not taking appointments)

Peer Academic Coaches

Our peer academic coaches are mid-to-late stage graduate or professional students who are familiar with the academic challenges at Stanford.

Jamie Fine

Jamie Fine, JD, MFA
PhD Student, Modern Thought & Literature
Read her bio and schedule a coaching appointment

Bryen Irving

Bryen Irving
PhD Student, Physics
Read his bio and schedule a coaching appointment

Chris Puntasecca

Chris Puntasecca
Medical Student, School of Medicine
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Mekedlawit Setegne

Mekedlawit Setegne
PhD Student, Chemistry
Read her bio and schedule a coaching appointment

Leehi Yona

Leehi Yona
JD/PhD Student, School of Law and E-IPER
Read her bio and schedule a coaching appointment