Part-Time Students/CMU Staff-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Laura Pacilio

Laura Pacilio

B.S. Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University

Email: lpacilio@andrew.cmu.edu

Current Position:

Research Associate II, Department of Psychology

Lauren has a B.S. in Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University and currently manages a research lab in CMU's Psychology Department. She is especially interested in nonprofit communication, business communication, technical writing, and science writing. Her hobbies include practicing yoga, reading, and eating sushi.


Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham

B.A. in History, University of Pittsburgh

Email: mcunningham@cmu.edu

Current Position:

Michael is the Senior Academic Coordinator for the Master of Arts Management program at Carnegie Mellon, offered through a joint partnership between the Heinz College's School of Public Policy & Management and the College of Fine Arts.

He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh, earning a bachelor’s degree in History. Prior to joining the CMU community, he worked as a journalist and the managing editor for a marketing firm based out of Augusta, Ga. He is pursuing an MAPW as a part-time staff student with special interests in the areas of technical writing, design, and software documentation. In his free time, Michael is a DJ and musician, most recently fronting soul-pop group Neighbours and occasionally moonlighting on Farfisa with local garage rock legends The Cynics.


Andrea Francioni Rooney

B.A. in Creative Writing, Carnegie Mellon University

Email: francioni@cmu.edu

Current Position:

Director of Publications/Assistant to the Department Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University