Staff List

Dean's Office
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Carol Becker / Dean of Faculty / 212.854.9847
Jana Hart Wright / Dean of Academic Administration / 212.854.9847
Alana Marcu / Executive Assistant to the Deans / 212.854.9847
 
 
Admissions and Financial Aid
 
Dave Beeman / Associate Dean, Admissions and Financial Aid / 212.854.3343
Kenny Wong / Director of Admissions Operations and Assistant Director of Financial Aid / 212.854.2876
 
 
Business Office

Keiko Reid / Senior Director of Finance and Human Resources / 212.854.5817
Andrew Hass / Assistant Director of Finance and Payroll / 212.854.7553
Laura Mosquera / Human Resources Manager / 212.854.1311
Claudia Souffront / Assistant Manager, Student Appts & Payroll / 212.854.6557
Yecenia Lahoz / Financial Assistant / 212.854.5852
Toni Scott / Financial Assistant / 212.854.8881
 
 
Communications
 
Rich Dikeman / Director of Communications and Public Affairs / 212.854.7884
Christina Rumpf / Communications Manager / 212.854.9773
Joel Jares / VHO Video Assistant
 
 
Development
 
Roberta Albert / Associate Dean, Development / 212.851.0275
Maggie Ress / Senior Associate Director for Individual and Corporate Giving / 212.854.3412
Elizabeth Bennett / Associate Director of Institutional and Foundation Relations / 212.854.2205
Elaine Rooney / Manager, Development Operations / 212.854.7724
Sophia Aepfelbacher / Development Assistant / 212.854.4849
 
 
Global Programs
 
Alicia Stevens / Director of Global Programs / 212.854.1650
Ian Felstead / Manager of Global Programs / 347.446.9228
 
 
Information Technology
 
Peter Vaughan / Director of Motion Picture and Information Technology / 212.854.7516
Jon Scott / Systems Administrator / 212.851.7770
Alex Wyles / Assistant Director of Technology / 212.854.7523
Rafael Suarez / Technology Specialist / 212.854.7523
 
 
Student and Alumni Affairs

Laila Maher / Associate Dean, Student and Alumni Affairs / 212.851.0442
Celia Green / Associate Director, Alumni Affairs and Artists' Resource Center / 212.851.9502
Natasha Graf / Associate Director, Student Affairs / 212.851.0248
 
 
Film Program
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Ira Deutchman / Chair and Professor / 212.245.6767
Sara Mason / Director of Academic Administration / 212.854.1321
Peter Vaughan / Director of Motion Picture and Information Technology / 212.854.7516
Hanna Seifu / Film Academic Administrator / 212.854.7527
Soheil Rezayazdi / MFA Program Administrator / 212.854.0132
Madelyn Sutton / Program Assistant / 212.854.2815
Michael Cacioppo Belantara / Post Production Supervisor and Assistant Director, Instructional Technology / 212.854.8923
Adam Marchand / Assistant Director, Technical Training and Resource Management / 212.854.9579
Jeremy Kaszovitz / Equipment and Inventory Manager / 212.854.9579
Jenny Tromski / Manager of Production Administration / 212.854.1564
David Barba / Director of Industry Outreach and Columbia University Film Festival / 212.854.4469
 

Theatre Program
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Christian Parker / Chair and Professor / 212.854.7017
Julie Rossi / Director of Academic Administration / 212.854.2969

Jeffrey James Keyes / Program Assistant / 212.854.3408
Tom Gilmore / Production Manager / 212.678.3490
Scott Mancha / Technical Manager
Joe Novak / Director of Production / 212.854.5343
Corrie Beth Shotwell / Assistant Director of Production / 212.854.0113


Visual Arts Program
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Shelly Silver / Chair and Professor / 212.854.7373
Carrie Gundersdorf / Director of Academic Administration / 212.854.2829
Alexander E. Barnett / Program Assistant / 212.854.4065
Peter Clough / Digital Media Center Coordinator / 212.854.5315
Frank Heath / Safety Coordinator / 212.280.2014
Kai McBride / Manager of School of the Arts Photography Facilities
Doug Bennett / Master Printer, LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies / 212.854.7641
Nathan Catlin / Print Shop Manager, LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies / 212.854.7014
Marie Tennyson / Asst. Director, LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies / 212.854.7641
Tomas Vu-Daniel / Artistic Director, LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies / 212.854.7641
Rider Urena / Facilities Coordinator, Prentis Hall / 212.280.2014


Writing Program
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Timothy Donnelly / Chair and Professor / 212.854.3765
William Wadsworth / Director of Academic Administration / 212.854.4392
Clarence Coo / Program Administrator / 212.854.1320
John McShane / Program Assistant / 212.854.4391
Heidi Julavits / Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies / 212-854-4391
Dorla McIntosh / Administrative Assistant, Undergraduate Creative Writing Program / 212.854.3774
 
 
Office of Community Outreach and Education
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Marcia Lynn Sells / Associate Dean of Community Outreach / 212.854.0314
Rich Blint / Associate Director of Community Outreach and Education / 212.854.2828
Schawannah Wright / Associate Director of Community Outreach and Education / 212.851.7285
Annette Ralph / Administrative Coordinator / 212.854.7011
 
 
Miller Theatre
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Melissa Smey / Executive Director / 212.854.1633
Charlotte Levitt / Director of Marketing and Outreach / 212.854.2380
Brenna St. George Jones / Director of Production / 212.854.7824
James Hirschfeld / Business Manager / 212.854.7867
Megan Harrold / Audience Services Manager / 212.854.1635
Nora Sørena Casey / Marketing and Communications Associate / 212.854.1488
Rhiannon McClintock / Executive Assistant / 212.854.1633
Taylor Riccio / Production Coordinator / 212.854.1956
Katherine Bergstrom / Artistic Administrator / 212.854.9877

 
Columbia University Arts Initiative
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Melissa Smey / Executive Director / 212.854.9574
Rebecca Popp / Associate Director of Program Administration / 212.854.6460
Abigail Santner / Assistant Director of Finance and Program Administration / 212.854.2382
Sivan Grunfeld / Ticket and Information Center Manager / 212.851.0776
Rhiannon McClintock / Executive Assistant / 212.851.9574; 212.854.1633

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