Dr. Kader Gumus

Program Director for RELI Group, Inc. Dr. Kader Gumus (PhD in Leadership and Change, GSLC) has been selected to lead a $70+ million opportunity for the company in light of a recent award from the federal government to provide IT Mission Support Services at DHS/TSA. Additionally, Kader’s Change Project won the Community Partner of Excellence Award from the Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community in Virginia. This project was titled “Technologies for Justice” and focused on removing barriers and creating transparency to knowledge access of domestic violence services available in Fairfax County, Virginia. Finally, Kader has been selected to serve as a Member of the Justice Advisory Council (JAC) in Fairfax County. The purpose of this council is to hear from local voices, discuss the potential for better processes, exchange data, discuss and review policy ideas, and help lead the fight for tangible justice reform.

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Gwynne Garfinkle ‘06

Gwynne Garfinkle’s ‘06 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) piece, “Sinking, Singing,” was reprinted by Mermaids Monthly.

Theresa Daskalakis ‘14

Theresa Daskalakis ‘14 (Antioch University Los Angeles, BA) had a piece, “Silent Night,” appear in Tipping the Scales. 

Jeri Frederickson ‘18

Jeri Frederickson’s ‘18 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) chapbook You Are Not Lost will be published by Finishing Line Press on October 1, 2021.

Jesus Francisco Sierra ‘18

Jesus Francisco Sierra ‘18 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) was accepted into and attended a two-week residency at Mesa Refuge. His essay, “Twelve Grapes,” was published in the Write Now! SF Bay anthology Essential Truths: The Bay Area in Color.

Mary Birnbaum ‘17

Mary Birnbaum’s ‘17 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) essay, “Everything Was Wild, No One Was a Stranger,” was a 2021 Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize finalist.

Rebecca Kuder ‘01

Rebecca Kuder’s ‘01 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) essay, “A Trampoline,” was published in Los Angeles Review of Books.

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