Staff Directory

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

Melissa Begg
Dean
cssw-dean@columbia.edu 212-851-2289 Suite 615
Julien Teitler
Senior Associate Dean, Research & Academic Affairs
jot8@columbia.edu 212-854-2264 Room 619
Gerard Bueno
Senior Associate Dean, Administration, Finance & Planning
gb2455@columbia.edu 212-851-2354 Room 604
Stacy Kass
Associate Dean, Development & External Relations
 shk2141@columbia.edu  212-851-2370 Room 626
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
Moira Curtain
Assistant Dean and Director, Advising
 mac17@columbia.edu  212-851-2469 Room 529
Monique M. Jethwani
Assistant Dean, Faculty Development and Academic Affairs
mmj2106@columbia.edu 212-851-2398 Room 608
Kathryne Leak
Assistant 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

 

Office of the Dean

Susan Smith
Chief of Staff
svs22@columbia.edu 212-851-5970 Room 615-C
Larrita Riggs
Executive Assistant to the Dean
lar2207@columbia.edu 212-853-0306 Room 615-B
Starsha Jordan
Administrative Assistant
sj2535@columbia.edu 212-851-2289 Room 615-D

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

Steven Schinke
Senior Director
sps1@columbia.edu 212-851-2276 Room 1105
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
Vivianna Carriel-Rodriguez
Administrative Coordinator
vc2162@columbia.edu 212-851-2328 Room 419
Elizabeth Kwon
Assistant Systems Engineer
 ek2864@columbia.edu  212-853-1677 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
Assistant 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
Fatema Dalal
Director of Admissions
fd2452@columbia.edu 212-851-2211 Room 517
David Stephens
Associate 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
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 Kalkentenidis
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