Staff Contact Info

Department Info

Chair:  Professor Robert Mawhinney

Director of Budget Operations:  Ran Zhao

Director of Undergraduate Studies:  Professor Jeremy Dodd

Director of Graduate Studies:  Professor Alberto Nicolis

Director of Academic Administration:  Randy Torres

Administrative Assistant for Undergraduate Studies:  Giuseppina (Joey) Cambareri

Administrative Coordinator:  Michael Adan

Financial Assistant:  John T Carr, III

Business Officer:  Sonnia Andrade

Business Officer:  Jennifer Chiu

Manager of Building Operations:  Carl Petitfrere

For building matters please fill out the request form below and submit to Carl Petitfrere. If you have an emergency and require immediate attention and consider it to be imperative that you report it, please call: Facilities Services Center at (212) 854-2222. Once you receive the confirmation via e-mail, please forward it to Carl at

Building Request Form

Columbia Ombuds Office