StudentAdvisor.com Team

Editorial

Dean Tsouvalas, Editor-in-Chief

Duane Morin's diploma says "Computer Science." His followers call him "Shakespeare Geek." Duane Morin is on a mission to prove that how you educate yourself and what you want to do with your life are not mutually exclusive propositions. By day he's a software engineer with 20 years experience working on everything from medical devices to education web sites, while in his spare time he entertains and educates his thousands of Twitter and Facebook fans with all things Shakespeare. Duane lives in Massachusetts, is married and has three young children, all of whom can quote Shakespeare. Duane is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).
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Dean Tsouvalas is StudentAdvisor.com's Editor-in-Chief and the mastermind behind The Top 100 Social Media Colleges. He believes in changing the way students learn about college through StudentAdvisor. Dean began his professional life as a high school English and Journalism teacher. Later, Dean left teaching to pursue Broadcast Journalism in New York and served as a field producer for ABC News’20/20 and Primetime Live.

After many years in television Dean transitioned into the world of digital media and joined Lycos where he became Director of Content and writer/producer of the The Lycos 50. Later he went on to hold executive content positions at OurStage.com and Eons. Since launching StudentAdvisor's Top 100 Social Media Colleges he has been routinely invited to speak to students and educators on social media best practices. Dean lives north of Boston with his wife and three children.

Dean is a graduate of Stonehill College where he was a Resident Assistant and studied Communications, Journalism and Education. For speaking inquiries please contact info@studentadvisor.com.

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Diane Thomas, Content

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Diane Thomas is a veteran member of StudentAdvisor's editorial team. She is the mother of two college graduates, two college students, and one high school student searching for a college. Diane is an alumna of Boston University's College of Communications, and also works part-time as a newspaper photographer.  Diane wrote a short series titled Adventures of a 50 Year Old Intern, her very real, fun and insightful take on returning to the workplace at StudentAdvisor.

 

Technical

Kathy Godfrey, Principal Scientist

Kathy Godfrey is StudentAdvisor.com's Principal Scientist.  She is responsible for creating the algorithm behind the Top 100 Social Media Colleges. Before coming to StudentAdvisor, Kathy worked on numerous projects for a research and development firm that was one of the genuine inventors of the Internet. Kathy earned a B.A. in Math at the University of Chicago, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Statistics at Harvard University.

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Duane Morin, Director of Mobile Application Development

Duane Morin's diploma says "Computer Science." His followers call him "Shakespeare Geek." Duane Morin is on a mission to prove that how you educate yourself and what you want to do with your life are not mutually exclusive propositions. By day he's a software engineer with 20 years experience working on everything from medical devices to education web sites, while in his spare time he entertains and educates his thousands of Twitter and Facebook fans with all things Shakespeare. Duane lives in Massachusetts, is married and has three young children, all of whom can quote Shakespeare. Duane is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).
Connect with Duane on StudentAdvisor.