Undergraduate Student Spotlights

Despina Baroutoglou

Educational Theatre

Three things I have with me at all times:
cell phone, lip gloss, id
My inspiration:
My prized possession:
my husband
After I graduate, I:
will come back to NYU for my master's
The longest it took me to write a paper:
three days
Best course at NYU:
expressive culture: images, painting, & sculture in NY
Why I chose this program:
I love children. I want to change the world.
Favorite Book (please include author):
A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams
The professor who has influenced me the most:
Dr. Thomas MacFarlane
Most adventurous thing I've ever done:
I am more spontaneous than adventurous
If I took a year off from my current life, I would:
teach English to any country in need
Favorite study spot at NYU:
Bobst Library
Worst job I've ever had:
Working at the bank as a teller for 2 years.

Background Information

Where you grew up:
Little Ferry, NJ
Honors, Awards, and Achievements:
Mu Alpha Theta, Phi Theta Kappa, Drama Award, Scholar Athlete Award, Dean's List
Community Service and Other Activities:
Community Representative for the Drug and Alcohol Alliance in Little Ferry