Role: Senior Administrative Assistant

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Maryann Turner assists professors Chiang, Carter, and Allanore in DMSE and serves as an administrative liaison for DMSE faculty members and their laboratories. In her role, she anticipates operational, administrative, and financial needs of faculty and laboratory members and proactively addresses these needs while serving as an information resource regarding MIT policies and procedures.

Before starting at DMSE, Turner has held a variety of roles from working as a Financial Aid Coordinator at Lesley University to working for a non profit college access program called GEAR UP as an Education Advisor at East Boston High School. Most recently she worked for a large international law firm as a Conflicts Administrative Assistant. She received a Masters of Education from Northeastern University in Higher Education Administration. She got her BA in English/Communications from Mass College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, MA. Outside of work, she is a part time dog walker on the side and she loves going to concerts, to the theatre, MFA, and ICA; and to new and familiar restaurants in and around Boston.