Graduate and Professional Fellows

AAI Graduate/Professional Fellows are young professionals or graduate students in the Cambridge/Boston area. They share their experiences and career paths with our younger affiliates while also captaining some of our programming series. 


Fernando Cerullo

Fernando graduated from MIT with an undergraduate degree in Physics. More recently, he has led technical teams at startups in Boston and Cambridge. Fernando´s foremost curiosity is the intersection of law and technology, and in particular their mutual evolution and the reciprocal impact that change in one has on the other.


Joseph Giallombardo

Joseph worked in Hollywood as a screenwriter for various production companies and is passionate about introducing people to the unique potential of cinema as a formal language.  He is currently spearheading AAI's lecture series on great films (The language of Cinema) and working for the Rose Institute in the Boston area.  Joe has a B.A. in History from the University of Dallas.

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Todd Jones

Todd helps to coordinate the Institute’s Medical Humanities Fellowship program for undergraduates and recent graduates who hope to enter the medical field. The program addresses topics in ethics, metaphysics, and the role of physicians. After studying Classics and Mathematics at Harvard College, Todd is now working in clinical research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital while applying to medical school for the fall of 2018.

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Daniel Lage

Daniel is a Resident Physician at Mass General Hospital and has research & clinical interests in oncology, geriatrics, and improving care for older adults. Before medical school at Harvard, Daniel completed graduate study in policy and management at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar.

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Sharif Younes

Sharif Younes has worked as a data scientist and software engineer at Boston-area tech companies since graduating from Bowdoin College in 2013. He also serves as a professional mentor at the Elmbrook Center in Cambridge, MA, and collaborates with AAI on events relating to the science and virtues of optimal work.