Name: Danette Rivera.
Position: Graduate coordinator for the Department of Near Eastern Studies. Acting as the liaison between the Graduate School, graduate students and the department’s director of graduate studies. Coordinating campus visits for prospective graduate students. Handling travel arrangements for guest lecturers.
Quote: “The most enjoyable part of my job is to meet and work with very interesting people, both from inside and outside of the University. Graduate students, professors and lecturers, who come to Princeton from all over the world, give me the opportunity to learn a great deal about languages and cultures.”
Other interests: Serving as vice president of the board of Prospect House and as a member of the Fairness Review panel. Attending films and theatrical performances. Shopping and dining with friends in New York and Philadelphia.