Kim Foote joins Macaulay Honors College from Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts, where she advised the junior class and coordinated study abroad programs for five years. For two years prior, she advised undergraduates at the University of Chicago.
Also a professional writer, Kim holds an MFA in creative writing from Chicago State University and a BA in sociology/anthropology from Swarthmore College. Amongst her honors are a Fulbright Fellowship, which took her to Ghana for a year to conduct research for a novel-in-progress, and an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship for creative nonfiction. She also volunteered as a writing mentor with the New York-based organization, Girls Write Now. Orginally from New Jersey, she now lives in Brooklyn.
She looks forward to working with Macaulay students and encouraging them to explore their diverse interests.