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OGSL Staff

Deanna Deanna Cerquetti, Community Liaison
Program: Language, Literacy and Culture, Ph.D.
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Previous Degree(s): B.A. in Psychology and Spanish, Notre Dame of Maryland University; M.A. in Intercultural Communication (concentration in Hispanic Studies), UMBC
Favorite Quote: “Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.” Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter




Zach Tucker, Writing Advisor

Program: Historical Studies, M.A.
Hometown: Aurora, Colorado
Previous Degree(s): B. A. in History, UMBC
Favorite Quote: “History is merely a list of surprises. It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again.” Kurt Vonnegut, Slapstick, or Lonesome No More




Alex Rittle, Communications Manager
Program: Geography and Environmental Systems, Ph.D.
Hometown: Reading, PA
Previous Degree(s): M.A. in Geography, University of Kentucky; B.S. in Geology, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Favorite Quote: “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has achieved in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” Booker T. Washington




Dawn Galindo, Executive Administrative Assistant
Hometown: Catonsville, MD