Corey O'Brien joined the CSWR in January 2012. Her primary responsibilities include assisting the director with strategic planning and with building programmatic relationships around the University and beyond, with the goal of developing joint projects and furthering the Center's role as a leader in the study of religions. She is also responsible for the Center's visiting scholar program and manages the faculty research and undergraduate award programs.
Corey graduated from HDS in 2005 and holds graduate degrees in musicology and conducting from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. She served as associate minister at North Prospect Union UCC in Medford, Massachusetts from 2007-2012. She has also worked as a music teacher and professional conductor in the Boston area since 1976, and worked for many years as a senior financial consultant in training and management at New England Financial.