Staff Directory

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Staff Directory (sorted alphabetically)

Staff Directory
Name and titleEmailPhone
Jan Allen
Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs
jan.allen@cornell.edu607-255-5864
Kathryn Boor
Dean of the Graduate School and Vice Provost for Graduate Education
dean_gradschool@cornell.edu607-255-5864
Holly Boulia
Director of Fellowships
haw65@cornell.edu607-255-5818
Janine Brace
Student Records Specialist
jmb20@cornell.edu607-255-5810
Demian Cummings
Data Analyst
ddc82@cornell.edu607-255-1417
Sarah Day
Professional Development Program Coordinator and Graduate School Assistant
sd756@cornell.edu607-255-6741
Denise DiRienzo
Experiential Program Director, Careers Beyond Academia
dfd59@cornell.edu607-255-5235
Anitra Douglas-McCarthy
Senior Director of Recruitment
amd78@cornell.edu 607-254-8907
Elizabeth Ellis
Senior Director of Communications
ene4@cornell.edu607-254-6314
Jennifer Forbes
Director of the Big Red Barn Graduate and Professional Student Center
bigredbarn@cornell.edu607-254-4723
Anne Haessner
Assistant Registrar
ah33@cornell.edu607-255-5826
Sara Xayarath Hernández
Associate Dean for Inclusion and Student Engagement
sh267@cornell.edu 607-255-3030
Christine Holmes
Director for Postdoctoral Studies
ch18@cornell.edu607-255-5823
Katya Hrichak
Communications Assistant
krh96@cornell.edu607-254-4558
Jason Kahabka
Associate Dean for Administration
jek15@cornell.edu607-254-3324
Rhonda Kinley
Student Records Specialist
rak255@cornell.edu 607-255-5817
Janna Lamey
Senior Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Life
janna.lamey@cornell.edu607-255-5184
Anne Laughlin
Director of Assessment
aml393@cornell.edu 607-255-1005
Kevin Mannella
Administrative Manager
kjm225@cornell.edu
607-255-5812
Michele Mannella
Admissions Specialist
mkm37@cornell.edu607-255-5819
Heidi Marshall
Program Coordinator and OISE Administrative Assistant
hm459@cornell.edu607-255-5417
Colleen McLinn
Executive Director, Future Faculty and Academic Careers
cmm252@cornell.edu607-255-2030
Mariah McNamara
Director of Admissions
mjs51@cornell.edu607-255-1935
Katie Muro
Admissions Specialist
kam394@cornell.edu 607-255-5832
Kelly Tillotson
Executive Assistant
klt8@cornell.edu607-255-5864
Susi Varvayanis
Executive Director, Careers Beyond Academia
sv27@cornell.edu607-255-6628
Brenda Wakoff
Director of Student Services and Registrar
bld56@cornell.edu607-254-4561
Angela Yantorno
Graduate Student Life Advisor
ajy45@cornell.edu607-253-1901
Caleb Yu
Graduate and International Student Career Advisor
ry274@cornell.edu607-255-3578
Vacant
Fellowships Specialist
gradfunding@cornell.edu607-255-5818
Vacant
Manager of Data Reporting
grad_data_solutions@cornell.edu
607-254-6205