Meet the Team

Hold That Thought is created by a small but mighty team made up of communications professionals from Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. Have a comment or an idea for a future episode? Say hello! 

Claire Gauen

Publications and Digital Outreach Initiatives Editor

​Claire creates and edits original content for publications and digital outreach initiatives in Arts & Sciences. She oversees Arts & Sciences' weekly newsletter, the Ampersand, as well as the research podcast Hold That Thought. She also works with departments on their websites and contributes to other projects that highlight student and faculty research.

Sean Garcia

​Digital Media Editor and Video Producer

​Sean works on videography, photography, and audio engineering. He contributes to the creation of key digital and social media content in Arts & Sciences, from engaging and dynamic multimedia content to print publications and other projects.