The Columbia School of Social Work has a dedicated team of senior leaders and administrative staff members. Click on the collapsible items below for complete staff listings and contact information.

Leadership

Senior Administration and Dean’s Office

More information on the roles of each member of the Council of Deans can be found here.

Melissa Begg
Dean & Professor
cssw-dean@columbia.edu 212-851-2289 Suite 614
Ana Abraído-Lanza
Vice Dean; Professor
ana.abraido@columbia.edu 212-853-3882 Room 619
Heidi Allen
Associate Dean for Research; Associate Professor of Social Work
ha2332@columbia.edu 212-851-2242 Room 709
Gerard Bueno
Senior Associate Dean, Administration, Finance & Planning
gb2455@columbia.edu 212-851-2354 Room 604
Cheiku Camara
Assistant Dean, Student Services
 cbc2117@columbia.edu  212-851-2436 Room 520
Moira Curtain
Associate Dean of Student Affairs & Dean of Students
 mac17@columbia.edu  212-851-2469 Room 529
Linara Davidson Greenidge
Associate Dean for Communication Strategy, Development, and Alumni Affairs
ldg2135@columbia.edu 212-853-8128 Room 629
Qin Gao
Associate Dean, Doctoral Education; Professor of Social Policy & Social Work
qin.gao@columbia.edu 212-851-2227 Room 708
Richard Hara
Senior Associate Dean, MSW Education
 rth7@columbia.edu  212-851-2355 Room 1107
Monique M. Jethwani
Associate Dean, Faculty Development and Academic Affairs
mmj2106@columbia.edu 212-851-2398 Room 608
Kathryne Leak
Associate Dean, Field Education
kh16@columbia.edu 212-851-2312 Room 509
Michael Lovaglio
Associate Dean, Enrollment Management
ml3992@columbia.edu 212-851-2359 Room 522
Karma Lowe
Associate Dean, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Community Engagement
knl3@columbia.edu 212-851-2364 Room 531
Matthea Marquart
Assistant Dean, Online Education; Lecturer in Social Work
msm2002@columbia.edu 212-854-8833 Room 611
Ann McCann Oakley
Associate Dean, Computing & Instructional Technology
amo1@columbia.edu 212-851-2329 Room 416
Larrita Riggs
Project Coordinator, Dean’s Office
lar2207@columbia.edu 212-853-0306 Room 615-B
Nicole Vartanian
Chief of Staff
nev2001@columbia.edu 212-851-5970 Room 615-C
Atavia Whitfield
Director of Field Education
aw2555@columbia.edu 347-712-1077

 

Academic Programs

Office of Academic Affairs

Ana Abraído-Lanza
Vice Dean; Professor
ana.abraido@columbia.edu 212-853-3882 Room 619
Monique M. Jethwani
Associate Dean, Faculty Development and Academic Affairs
mmj2106@columbia.edu 212-851-2398 Room 608
Jackie Martinez
Director, Academic Affairs: Administration
jmm125@columbia.edu 212-851-2286 Room 620-B
Huimin Herling
Assistant Director
hh2655@columbia.edu 212-851-2324

 

Office of the Online Campus

Matthea Marquart
Assistant Dean of Online Education
msm2002@columbia.edu 212-854-8833 Room 611
Kristin Garay
Manager of Online Campus Technologies
keg2143@columbia.edu 212-853-1652
Rebecca Chung
Program Manager
rc2703@columbia.edu 212-853-1725
Lia Marshall
Manager of Course Development
lm3466@columbia.edu 212-853-8042

Office of Continuing Education and Professional Excellence

Tiffany L. Rasmussen
Director of Office of Professional Excellence
tlr2127@columbia.edu 212-854-4378 Room 612
Mary Piepmeier
Program Manager
mep2183@columbia.edu 212-851-2311 Room 1114-D

Office of the Doctoral Program

Qin Gao
Associate Dean, Doctoral Education; Professor of Social Policy & Social Work
qin.gao@columbia.edu 212-851-2227 Room 708

Jessica Troiano
Director

jt2235@columbia.edu 212-851-2389 Room 919

Field Education

Kathryne Leak
Associate Dean and Director of Field Education
khl6@columbia.edu 212-851-2312 Room 509
Atavia Whitfield
Interim Associate Dean of Field Education

aw2555@columbia.edu 347-712-1077
James Singletary
Interim Director of Field Education
Aging; World of Work; and Tristate Area
js2864@columbia.edu 212-851-2251 Room 503
Hans Bernier
Associate Director
Schools and Schools-based Services
 hb2653@columbia.edu 212-853-8243 Room 504
Jenny Crawford
Associate Director
Contemporary Social Issues
jgc91@columbia.edu 212-851-2308 Room 506
Ericka M. Echavarria
Associate Director
Aging; International, Immigrant, and Refugee Services
 eme2116@columbia.edu  212-851-2396 Room 507
Su Jin Feuer
Associate Director of Field Education
Online Campus
 sk3895@columbia.edu 646-856-7940
Amanda Glass
Associate Director
Health, Mental Health and Disabilities: Mental Health Services
aeg2181@columbia.edu 212-851-2310 Room 508
Noemy Santos
Associate Director
Health, Mental Health and Disabilities: Social Work in Healthcare
nls2156@columbia.edu 212-851-2310 Room 510
Mary Sawyer
Associate Director of Field Education Systems and Reporting
 mrs31@columbia.edu 212-853-8084
TBA
Associate Director
Family, Youth & Children’s Services
Kristin Battista-Frazee
Associate Director
Online Program
 kb2956@columbia.edu 646-831-4340
Sheryl Sodohoue
Department Manager
sns14@columbia.edu  212-851-2314 Room 511
Princess Dennis
Department Administrator
 pd2559@columbia.edu 212-854-6572 Room 511

 

Academic Support

Advising

Moira Curtain
Associate Dean of Student Affairs & Dean of Students
mac17@columbia.edu 212-851-2469 Room 529
Yesika Montoya
Director of Advising
ym2411@columbia.edu 212-851-2392 Room 529-A
Rebecca Braun-Slife
Associate Director of Advising
rb3201@columbia.edu 212-851-2317 Room 513
Marlene Leo
Associate Director
mm4349@columbia.edu 212-851-4493 Room 529A
Barbara Victome
Associate Director
bv2204@columbia.edu 212-853-8130 Room 530

Computing and Instructional Technology

Ann McCann Oakley
Associate Dean
amo1@columbia.edu 212-851-2329 Room 416
Josephine Tatel
Assistant Director of Instructional Technology
jkt4@columbia.edu 212-851-2340 Room 417
Lutfur Bhuiya
Senior Systems Manager
lb2106@columbia.edu 212-851-2347 Room 418
Craig Ganoung
Senior Instructional Technology Specialist
cjg2198@columbia.edu 212-851-2489 Suite 419
Ian Danquah
Instructional Technology Specialist
id2339@columbia.edu 212-851-2343 Suite 419
Emily LuShing
Instructional Technology Specialist
el3103@columbia.edu 212-853-1776 Suite 419
Ashley Roman
Instructional Technology Specialist
ar4504@columbia.edu 212-853-3921 Suite 419
Vivianna Carriel-Rodriguez
Senior Administrative Coordinator
vc2162@columbia.edu 212-851-2328 Room 419
Elizabeth Kwon
Associate Systems Engineer
 ek2864@columbia.edu  212-853-1668 Room 418-A
Michael Raghunandan
Associate Research Systems Engineer
 mr4179@columbia.edu 212-853-1886 Room 418
Daniel Shultz
Associate IT Systems Coordinator
dls3@columbia.edu 212-851-2895 Room 418-A

Writing Center

Adam Pellegrini
Director
ap3149@columbia.edu 212-851-2232 Room 413

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

2022-2023 DEI Advisory Committee

Information for the 2022-2023 school year forthcoming.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Karma Lowe
Associate Dean, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Community Engagement
knl3@columbia.edu 212-851-2364 Room 531
Sarah Dottor
Project Coordinator, DE&I
sd3571@columbia.edu

Student Support

Admissions

Michael Lovaglio
Associate Dean, Enrollment Management
 ml3992@columbia.edu 212-851-2359 Room 522
William DeFreece
Assistant Director
wpd2108@columbia.edu 212-851-2304 Room 516
Anusha Narayan
Assistant Director
an3103@columbia.edu 212-851-2211
Jennifer Ramlall
Administrative Assistant
jr3139@columbia.edu 212-851-2301 Room 514-H
David Stephens
Director, Admissions
ds3790@columbia.edu 212-854-0039 Room 517
Ronald Vargas Benavides
Systems Administrator
rv2353@columbia.edu 212-851-2366 Room 514-F

Career Services and Leadership Management

Moira Curtain
Associate Dean of Student Affairs & Dean of Students
mac17@columbia.edu 212-851-2469 Room 529
Tomomi C. Uetani
Director
tu2149@columbia.edu 212-851-2321 Room 525
Rawlisha Peña
Assistant Director
rp2987@columbia.edu 212-851-2399 Room 526

Student Services

Moira Curtain
Associate Dean of Student Affairs & Dean of Students
mac17@columbia.edu 212-851-2469 Room 529
Cheiku Camara
Assistant Dean, Student Services
cbc2117@columbia.edu 212-851-2436 Room 520
Ana Angeles
Associate Director of Student Leadership and Engagement
ana.angeles@columbia.edu 212-851-2358 Room 514-A
Cavi Fazio
Associate Director, Student Affairs
gf2440@columbia.edu 212-853-0204 Room 514-I
Betty Gee
File Room Coordinator
byg3@columbia.edu 212-851-2362 Room 514-G

Financial Aid

Michael Lovaglio
Associate Dean, Enrollment Management
ml3992@columbia.edu 212-851-2359 Room 522
Giancarlo Annese
Director
ga2515@columbia.edu 212-851-2193 Room 524
Mia Gantt
Assistant Director
mtg1@columbia.edu 212-851-2295 Room 518
Milagros Agostini
Assistant Director
ma3011@columbia.edu 212-851-2296 Room 519
Bria McKiver
Counselor
blm2168@columbia.edu 212-851-2365
Jonathan Suarez
Counselor
js6150@columbia.edu 212-853-7695

Alumni Support

Alumni Relations

Linara Davidson Greenidge
Associate Dean for Communication Strategy, Development, and Alumni Affairs
ldg2135@columbia.edu 212-853-8128 Room 629
Jennifer March
Associate Director
jm1404@columbia.edu 212-851-2372 Room 628

Faculty Research Support

Sponsored Projects

Heidi Allen
Associate Dean for Research; Associate Professor of Social Work
ha2332@columbia.edu 212-851-2242 Room 709
Katherine Rochmat
Director
ksv2104@columbia.edu 212-851-2348 Room 609
Amanda Erekson
Associate Director
ae2415@columbia.edu 212-851-2349 Room 622
Karina Fantillo
Grants Manager
kgf2116@columbia.edu 212-854-9803
Breandra Pichon
Grants Manager
bb2822@columbia.edu 212-854-9803
Frances Simpson
Projects Coordinator
fas2132@columbia.edu 212-853-8131

Administrative Support

Administrative Services

Richard Heaps
Director of Facilities and Administrative Services
rh2953@columbia.edu 212-851-2208 Room 623
Roberto Aquino
Mail Room Supervisor
ra25@columbia.edu 212-851-2201 Room 104
Erickson Castillo
Mail Clerk
erc2117@columbia.edu 212-851-2202 Room 104
Noris Schrils
Information Operator
nt81@columbia.edu 212-851-2200 Room 103

Financial Management

Gerard Bueno
Senior Associate Dean
gb2455@columbia.edu 212-851-2354 Room 604
Kathleen Dodd
Director of Financial Management
kd2313@columbia.edu 212-851-2357 Room 605
Omer Moussako
Assistant Director, Finance
om2364@columbial.edu 212-851-2353 Room 602-C
Katia Pereira
Financial Assistant
kp10@columbia.edu 212-851-2356 Room 602-D

Human Resources

Odetta Daisley
Human Resources Generalist
ob2238@columbia.edu 212-853-8086
Cheroya Davenport
Human Resources Coordinator
cd3276@columbia.edu 212-853-8078 Room 602-A

Leadership Sponsored Initiatives

Communications

Linara Davidson Greenidge
Associate Dean for Communication Strategy, Development, and Alumni Affairs
ldg2135@columbia.edu 212-853-8128 Room 629
Loren Childress
Director of Communications
lc3711@columbia.edu 212-851-2370 Room 626
John Bohn
Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications
jb4018@columbia.edu 212-854-6716
Nina Rosa Limongelli
Special Assistant, Associate Dean
nrl2136@columbia.edu 212-853-3635
David Licata
Multimedia Specialist
dl2890@columbia.edu 212-854-8194 624-B
Janet Young
Communications Writer
jy2994@columbia.edu 212-854-3788 629-D

Development

Linara Davidson Greenidge
Associate Dean for Communication Strategy, Development, and Alumni Affairs
ldg2135@columbia.edu 212-853-8128 Room 629
Jennifer March
Associate Director
jm1404@columbia.edu 212-851-2372 Room 628
Daniel Giles
Donor Relations Writer
dg2934@columbia.edu 212-851-2371 Room 629-B
Kara Maser
Donor Relations Coordinator
km3157@columbia.edu 212-851-2370 Room 629-A

Institutional Research and Evaluation

Ned Walsh
Director
eew3@columbia.edu 212-851-2341 Room 523
Francisco Monterroso
Assistant Director
jfm3@columbia.edu 212-851-2468 Room 620-AE

Social Work Library

Office of the Librarian

Kae Bara Kratcha
Supervisor, Social Work Library
kk3344@columbia.edu

Administrative Offices

General Contact Information

ACHIEVEMENT INSTITUTE 212-854-1877 jet2103@columbia.edu 615B
ADJUNCT FACULTY SUPPORT CENTER 212-851-2286 ssw-fsc@columbia.edu 620-B
ADMISSIONS 212-851-2400 cssw-admit@columbia.edu 514-H
ALUMNI 212-851-2371 sswalumni@columbia.edu 629
CAREER DEVELOPMENT 212-851-2321 swcareer@columbia.edu 525
CENTER FOR COMPLICATED GRIEF 212-851-2107 sw-cgt@columbia.edu 827-A
COLUMBIA POPULATION RESEARCH CENTER (CPRC) 212-851-2384 cprc@columbia.edu 716
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY ID CENTER (CUID) 212-854-7225 idcard@columbia.edu 204 Kent Hall
COMMUNICATIONS 212-851-2327 swcommunications@columbia.edu 630
COMPUTING HELP DESK 212-851-2345 swit@columbia.edu 419
DEVELOPMENT 212-851-2375 sw-dev@columbia.edu 629
DOCTORAL OFFICE 212-851-2389 swphd@columbia.edu 919
FACILITIES & ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 212-851-2300 swassist@columbia.edu 623
FACULTY SUPPORT CENTER 212-851-2286 ssw-fsc@columbia.edu 620-B
FINANCIAL AID 212-851-2293 swfinaid@columbia.edu 519
FRONT DESK 212-851-2200 swassist@columbia.edu Lobby
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & SELF-AWARENESS (PDSA) 212-851-2324 swpdsa@columbia.edu 620C
ROOM RESERVATIONS Reserve here
SECURITY (SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK) 212-851-2444 Lobby
SOCIAL INTERVENTION GROUP 212-851-2108 cusswsig@columbia.edu 825
STUDENT SERVICES 212-851-2436; 212-851-2367 swstudentservices@columbia.edu 526
WORKPLACE CENTER 212-851-2256 workplace@columbia.edu 1106
WRITING CENTER 212-851-2232 swwrite@columbia.edu 402