Staff Directory

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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

Melissa Begg
Dean
cssw-dean@columbia.edu 212-851-2289 Suite 615
Gerard Bueno
Senior Associate Dean, Administration, Finance & Planning
gb2455@columbia.edu 212-851-2354 Room 604
Moira Curtain
Assistant Dean and Director, Advising
 mac17@columbia.edu  212-851-2469 Room 529
Jim W. Glover
Senior Associate Dean, Strategic Initiatives

 jg2794@columbia.edu 212-853-7091 Suite 610

Monique M. Jethwani
Assistant Dean, Faculty Development and Academic Affairs
mmj2106@columbia.edu 212-851-2398 Room 608
Starsha Jordan
Administrative Assistant
sj2535@columbia.edu 212-853-7240 Room 615-D
Stacy Kass
Associate Dean, Development & External Relations
 shk2141@columbia.edu  212-851-2370 Room 626
Kathryne Leak
Associate Dean, Field Education
kh16@columbia.edu 212-851-2312 Room 509
Michael Lovaglio
Associate Dean, Enrollment & Student Services
ml3992@columbia.edu 212-851-2359 Room 522
Karma Lowe
Assistant Dean, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
knl3@columbia.edu 212-851-2364 Room 523
Ann McCann Oakley
Associate Dean, Computing & Instructional Technology
amo1@columbia.edu 212-851-2329 Room 416
Desmond U. Patton
Associate Dean, Curriculum Innovation & Academic Affairs
dp2787@columbia.edu 212-851-2238 Room 809
Larrita Riggs
Executive Assistant to the Dean
lar2207@columbia.edu 212-853-0306 Room 615-B
Susan Smith
Chief of Staff
svs22@columbia.edu 212-851-5970 Room 615-C
Julien Teitler
Senior Associate Dean, Research & Academic Affairs
jot8@columbia.edu 212-854-2264 Room 619

 

Academic Programs

Office of Academic Affairs

Desmond U. Patton
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
dp2787@columbia.edu 212-851-2238 Room 809
Monique M. Jethwani
Assistant Dean, Faculty Development and Academic Affairs
mmj2106@columbia.edu 212-851-2398 Room 608
Jackie Martinez
Associate Director, Academic Affairs: Administration
jmm125@columbia.edu 212-851-2286 Room 620-B
Huimin Herling
Program Coordinator
hh2655@columbia.edu 212-854-4996

 

Office of the Online Campus

Matthea Marquart
Director of Administration
msm2002@columbia.edu 212-854-8833 Room 1105
Atavia Whitfield
Associate Director, Field Education
aw2555@columbia.edu  212 851-2316 Room 503
Kristin Garay
Manager of Online Campus Technologies
keg2143@columbia.edu 212-853-1652
Rebecca Chung
Program Manager
rc2703@columbia.edu 212-853-1725
Johanna Creswell Baez
Program Manager
jc2515@columbia.edu

Office of Continuing Education and Professional Excellence

Tiffany L. Rasmussen
Director of Office of Professional Excellence
tlr2127@columbia.edu 212-854-4378 Room 612
Nasia Daley
Program Manager
nd2516@columbia.edu 212-851-2513 Room 620-A

Office of the Doctoral Program

Carmela Alcántara
Chair
ca2543@columbia.edu 212-851-2385 Room 919

Jessica Troiano
Director

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

Anna Calderon
Program Coordinator

ajc2271@columbia.edu 212-854-9220 Room 728A

Academic Support

Advising

Moira Curtain
Assistant Dean & Director, Office of Advising
mac17@columbia.edu 212-851-2469 Room 529
Herbert Hugh
Associate Director
hh2537@columbia.edu 212-851-4493 Room 513
Monica Joseph
Associate Director
mj52@columbia.edu 212-851-2317 Room 530
Yesika Montoya
Associate Director
ym2411@columbia.edu 212-851-2392 Room 529-A

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
Systems Manager
lb2106@columbia.edu 212-851-2347 Room 418
Ed Cardona
Senior Instructional Technology Specialist
enc2103@columbia.edu 212-851-2489 Room 419
Ian Danquah
Instructional Technology Specialist
id2339@columbia.edu 212-851-2343 Suite 419
Vivianna Carriel-Rodriguez
Administrative Coordinator
vc2162@columbia.edu 212-851-2328 Room 419
Elizabeth Kwon
Assistant Systems Engineer
 ek2864@columbia.edu  212-853-1668 Room 418-A
Lauren Mahncke
Digital Media Manager
 lm3110@columbia.edu  212-853-1776 Room 419
Daniel Shultz
IT Systems Coordinator
dls3@columbia.edu 212-851-2895 Room 418-A

Field Education

Kathryne Leak
Associate Dean and Director of Field Education
khl6@columbia.edu 212-851-2312 Room 509
Cindy Bautista-Thomas
Associate Director
Aging; Schools and School-Based Services
cb2747@columbia.edu 212-851-2311 Room 504
Jenny Crawford
Associate Director
Contemporary Social Issues
jgc91@columbia.edu 212-851-2308 Room 506
Ericka M. Echavarria
Associate Director
Aging and International, Immigrant, and Refugee Services
 eme2116@columbia.edu  (212) 851-2396 Room 507
Amanda Glass
Associate Director
Health, Mental Health and Disabilities
aeg2181@columbia.edu 212-851-2310 Room 508
James Singletary
Associate Director
Aging, World of Work, Tristate Area
js2864@columbia.edu 212-851-2251 Room 510
Atavia Whitfield
Associate Director
Online Program
aw2555@columbia.edu  212-851-2316 Room 503
Ovita Williams
Associate Director
Family, Youth & Children’s Services
ofw1@columbia.edu  212-851-2309 Room 505
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

 

Writing Center

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

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Karma Lowe
Assistant Dean, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
knl3@columbia.edu 212-851-2364 Room 523

Student Support

Admissions

Michael Lovaglio
Associate Dean
 ml3992@columbia.edu 212-851-2359 Room 522
David Stephens
Acting Director, Admissions
ds3790@columbia.edu 212-854-0039 Room 2304
Natasha Stanislas
Assistant Director, Admissions
nzs2103@columbia.edu 212-851-2303 Room 515
Ronald Benavides
Systems Coordinator
rv2353@columbia.edu 212-851-2366 Room 514-F
Emily Dennis
Admissions Counselor
ed2807@columbia.edu 212-851-2302 Room 515
Jennifer Ramlall
Administrative Assistant
jr3139@columbia.edu 212-851-2301 Room 514-H

Career Services and Leadership Management

Michael Lovaglio
Associate Dean
ml3992@columbia.edu 212-851-2359 Room 522
Tomomi C. Uetani
Director
tu2149@columbia.edu 212-851-2321 Room 525
Rawlisha Peña
Assistant Director
rp2987@columbia.edu 212-851-2399 Room 526

Enrollment and Student Services

Michael Lovaglio
Associate Dean
ml3992@columbia.edu 212-851-2359 Room 522
Cheiku Camara
Director
cbc2117@columbia.edu 212-851-2436 Room 520
Ana Angeles
Events and Program Manager
ana.angeles@columbia.edu 212-851-2358 Room 514-A
Xavier Valasquez
Student Services Program Manager
xv2107@columbia.edu 212-851-2367 Room 514-D
Gabriella Fazio
Student Services Officer
Betty Gee
File Room Coordinator
byg3@columbia.edu 212-851-2362 Room 514-G

Financial Aid

Michael Lovaglio
Associate Dean
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
Pamela Kelly
Financial Aid Counselor
ptk1@columbia.edu 212-851-2365 Room 521

Alumni Support

Alumni Relations

Stacy Kass
Associate Dean; Director
shk2141@columbia.edu 212-851-2370 Room 626
Jennifer March
Associate Director
jm1404@columbia.edu 212-851-2372 Room 628

Faculty Research Support

Sponsored Projects

Katherine Rochmat
Director
ksv2104@columbia.edu 212-851-2348 Room 609
Amanda Erekson
Associate Director
ae2415@columbia.edu 212-851-2349 Room 623
Saenam Kim
Grants Manager
sk3392@columbia.edu 212-854-9803 Room 622

Administrative Support

Administrative Services

Richard Heaps
Director of Facilities and Administrative Services
rh2953@columbia.edu 212-851-2208 Room 1121
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
Mario Pereira
Duplicating/Printing Operator
mgp8@columbia.edu 212-851-2212 Room 103
Noris Schrils
Information Operator
nt81@columbia.edu 212-851-2200 Reception

Financial Management

Gerard Bueno
Associate Dean
gb2455@columbia.edu 212-851-2354 Room 604
Kathleen Dodd
Director of Budget Operations
kd2313@columbia.edu 212-851-2357 Room 605
Sanel Burkic
Financial Manager
sb3591@columbia.edu 212-851-2353 Room 602-C
Katia Pereira
Financial Assistant
kp10@columbia.edu 212-851-2356 Room 602-D

Human Resources

Donna Francis
Director of HR
df2467@columbia.edu  212-851-2487 Room 606
Shenell Mills
HR Coordinator
sm4836@columbia.edu 212-854-9436 Room 602-A
Brittany McKeldin
HR Manager
bm2832@columbia.edu 212-851-2352 Room 602-B

Leadership Sponsored Initiatives

Communications

Mary-Lea Cox Awanohara
Director
mlc2144@columbia.edu 212-851-2327 Room 630
John Bohn
Communications Coordinator
 jb4018@columbia.edu  212-854-6716 Room 629-C
Katrin Kalketenidis
Web Design and Multimedia Specialist
kk3287@columbia.edu 212-854-1143 Room 624-A
David Licata
Multimedia Specialist
dl2890@columbia.edu 212-854-8194 624-B
Dorothy Robinson
Communications Assistant
dr2701@columbia.edu 212-853-0205 624-C
Janet Young
Communications Writer
jy2994@columbia.edu 212-854-3788 629-D

Development

Stacy Kass
Associate Dean; Director
shk2141@columbia.edu 212-851-2370 Room 626
Gretchen Knudsen
Associate Director, Development
gdk2111@columbia.edu 212-851-2368 Room 627
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 610
Francisco Monterroso
Assistant Director
jfm3@columbia.edu 212-851-2468 Room 620-E

Social Work Library

Office of the Librarian

Sophia Leveque
Social Science and Social Work Research Support Librarian
jbm2111@columbia.edu 212-851-2195 Room 213
James Morris
Supervisor, Social Work Library
jbm2111@columbia.edu 212-851-2197 Room 212

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
FACULTY SUPPORT CENTER 212-851-2286 ssw-fsc@columbia.edu 620-B
FINANCIAL AID 212-851-2293 swfinaid@columbia.edu 519
FRONT DESK & RECEPTION 212-851-2444 swassist@columbia.edu LOBBY
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & SELF-AWARENESS (PDSA) 212-851-2324 swpdsa@columbia.edu 620C
ROOM RESERVATIONS Reserve here
SOCIAL INTERVENTION GROUP 212-851-2108 cusswsig@columbia.edu 825
STUDENT SERVICES 212-851-2436; 212-851-2367 sw-studentservices@columbia.edu 526
WORKPLACE CENTER 212-851-2256 workplace@columbia.edu 1106
WRITING CENTER 212-851-2232 swwrite@columbia.edu 402