Staff Contact Info

Department Info

Chair:  Professor Robert Mawhinney

Director of Budget Operations:  Ran Zhao

Director of Undergraduate Studies:  Professor Jeremy Dodd

  • (212) 854-3969
  • jeremy.dodd(at)
  • Office hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 2pm - 3pm

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 Manager:  Jennifer Chiu

Manager of Building Operations:  Robert McGinnis

For building matters please fill out the request form below and submit to Robert McGinnis. 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 Robert at

Building Request Form

Columbia Ombuds Office