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Sampson, EJ

EJ Sampson is a graduate student in Urban Geography with special interests in intersections of the past with New York City’s present Lower East Side. She is interested in comparative studies of collective memory, the built environment, and migration. Her photographs of local Triangle Fire commemorations have been displayed at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery. A long-time resident of the Lower East Side, Educational Alliance is part of her daily neighborhood life; she spent a summer as a counselor at Educational Alliance’s day camp and sent her oldest child to its excellent nursery school program.