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Academic Affairs Directory

This directory lists selected contacts in the units reporting to the Office of the VPAA, followed by the schools in alphabetical order.
Last update:June 5, 2014


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Academic Advisement Center   Graduate Studies, School of 
Academic Affairs  xxxxxxxxxxxx Grants
Academic Skills    History of Art
Accessories Design   Home Products Development 
Advertising & Marketing Communications   Illustration
Art & Design, School of   Illustration, Graduate Studies
Art History & Museum Professions   Interior Design
Business & Technology, School of   International Programs
Art Mrkt. Principles & Practice   International Trade & Marketing
Career and Internship Center      Jewelry Design
CET/Faculty Development   Liberal Arts, School of
Communication Design   Library
Computer Graphics   Menswear
Continuing & Professional Studies, School of    Modern Languages & Cultures
Cosmetics & Fragrance   Online Learning & Academic Technologies
Cosmetics & Fragrance Marketing   Packaging Design
Curriculum & Instruction   Photography
Direct & Interactive Marketing   Placement Center
Educational Skills   Pre-College Programs
English & Speech   Presidential Scholars
Enterprise Center/E-Commerce   Production Management
Entrepreneurship   Professional Studies Center
Exhibition Design   Science & Math
Fabric Styling   Social Sciences
Faculty & Academic Program Support   Sustainable Interior Environments
Faculty Services   Technical Design
Fashion & Textile Studies   Textile Development & Marketing
Fashion Design - Apparel   Textile/Surface Design
Fashion Design - Art   Toy Design 
Fashion Merchandising Management   Visual Presentation
Film, Media & Performing Arts    U.S. History
Fine Arts   Writing Studio
Global Fashion Management  

Academic Affairs C-913 7-4040

Giacomo (Jack) Oliva Vice President 7-4040 
    Ronald Milon  Associate Vice President  7-4049 
Gwendolyn Ferguson-Pugh Special Assistant to the Vice President 7-4046
    Deborah Klesenski    Acting Assistant Dean for Curriculum 7-4045
Michele Viscosi Executive Coordinator to the Vice President 7-4047
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Faculty & Academic Program Support C-913 7-4050
    Yasemin Jones Assistant Vice President 7-4052
    Carole Sanjek Assistant to the Dean  7-4053
    Johanna O'Toole Administrative Associate 7-4054
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Career and Internship Center B-202 7-3000
0 0 Andrew Cronan Director  7-3004 
    Linda Rivera     Administrative Associate     7-3007
    Felix Rivera-Perez Resource Associate 7-3557
    James Robinson Administrative Secretary 7-3549
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CET/Faculty Development 7-4060 
    Elaine Maldonado Director of Faculty Development & CET 7-4062 
    Jeffrey Riman  Coordinator / Instructional Designer  7-4063 
    Celia Baez  Associate Coordinator 7-4064 
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Faculty Services D-220  7-5540
Esther Oliveras Coordinator 7-5546 
Terry Chan Associate Coordinator 7-5544 
Juliette Cruz Secretary III  7-5545 
Mary Di Rado  Administrative Assistant 7-5542
Susana Fernandes Secretary III  7-5543 
Sally Rodriguez Administrative Secretary 7-5547
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Online Learning & Academic Technologies B-508-1  7-4069
    Tamara Cupples Executive Director 7-5547 
    Antonia Blatchford Coordinator of Online Learning 7-5547 
Additional Divisions & Areas 
Academic Advisement Center C-402    7-3080
     Tardis Johnson Director  7-3080
     Penny Tomasello Executive Coordinator  7-3091
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Grants  (see listings under Graduate Studies)  
International Programs B-119 7-5380 
Georgianna Appignani Director 7-5385
    Brian Walters Administrative Associate 7-5384  
Aladino Rodriguez Assistant Coordinator 7-5382 
Jesse Saba Administrative Assistant 7-5386 
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Library E-502  7-4340 
NJ Wolfe Director 7-4370
Greta Earnest Associate Director 7-4370
Tabitha Hanslick-Nguyen Administrative Coordinator 7-4367
John Williams  Department Secretary 7-4365
Helen T. Lane Head of Research & Instructional Services  7-4407 
Leslie Preston Head of Acquisitions 7-4346
Janette Rozene Head of Cataloging 7-4358 
Lana Bittman Head of Electronic & Serials Resources 7-4382 
Jennifer Mak Access Services Manager (Day) 7-4363
Paul Lajoie Access Services Manager (Evening) 7-4362 
Rodel Oiga Graphics Lab Coordinator 7-5474
Karen Cannell Head of Special Collections and FIT Archive 7-4386 
Jana Duda Tech Resource Coordinator 7-4375
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Presidential Scholars B-602 7-4590 
Irene Buchman Coordinator 7-4592
Rebecca Spath Administrative Assistant  7-4593 

Art & Design  D-350 7-7665 

Joanne Arbuckle Dean 7-7665 
    Sass Brown Acting Assistant Dean 7-4683
Darlene Levy-Birnbaum  Assistant to the Dean 7-7666 
Jamie Hetzel Administrative Coordinator 7-4684 
    Tatum Shirley Administrative Assistant  7-4686  
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Accessories Design D-364 7-5400
Sarah Mullins    Chairperson / D-363 7-5403 
Gladys Sotomayor Department Coordinator 7-5405 
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Communication Design  D-319  7-5630
Suzanne Anoushian  Chairperson / D-319  7-5633 
Leslie Blum Assistant Chairperson / D-531  7-5636
C.J. Yeh   Assistant Chairperson / D-315  7-5676 
Joseph Petrone   Department Coordinator   7-5677 
Maia Nero  Administrative Secretary   7-5674
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Computer Graphics D-327 7-5440
Terry Blum Director / D-339 A 7-5442 
Daria Sanchez  Administrative Secretary / D-319  7-5444 
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Fabric Styling  B-521  
Sara Petitt   Coordinator   7-5189 
Debra Carroll  Department Coordinator 7-5142
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Fashion Design - Apparel B-701 7-5000
Eileen Karp Chairperson 7-5029 
    Maryann Ferro Assistant Chairperson 7-5024
Nina Blumenthal Department Coordinator 7-5076

Carmela Speranza  Administrative Associate 7-5050
    Lisa Donofrio-Ferrezza    Evening Coordinator 7-5021
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Fashion Design - Art     B-801  7-5280

Michael Casey Assistant Chairperson 7-5288

Karen Scheetz Asst. Chairperson Student-Related Activities / B-701 7-5034 

Madeline Orefice  Administrative Coordinator   7-5330
    Christopher Uvenio Evening Coordinator 7-5292

Tanya Fleming    Administrative Secretary 7-5136
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Fine Arts    D-343 7-5860

Stephanie DeManuelle   Chairperson 7-5870 

Joel Werring Assistant Chairperson  / D323-A  7-5896

Melissa Starke Department Coordinator 7-5895 
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Illustration D-332  7-5800 

Ed Soyka Chairperson 7-5803

Kam Mak Assistant Chairperson  / D-307 7-5830 

Maria Zervos  Department Coordinator 7-5802 
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Interior Design D-316 7-5550 

Eric Daniels     Chairperson / D-310 7-5584

Carmita Sanchez Assistant Chairperson / D-310  7-5577
    Shaniqua Matthews-McClam Department Coordinator 7-5573

Linda Gardner Clerical Assistant 7-5559
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Jewelry Design D-364A 7-5720

Michael Coan   Chairperson / D-303 7-5725 

Isolina Perez Department Coordinator 7-5742 
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Menswear  B-761A 7-5134

Eileen Karp Chairperson 7-5029
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Packaging Design D-331  7-5700

Marianne Klimchuk   Associate Chairperson / D-325 7-5702

Nilsa Velez  Department Secretary 7-5704
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Photography D-343A 7-5500

Ron Amato    Chairperson / D-344 7-5502

Brad Paris Assistant Chairperson / D-348 7-5522

Loyda Guerrero Department Coordinator 7-5519
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Textile/Surface Design B-521  7-5140 

Eric Ramirez Chairperson 7-5176 

Nomi Kleinman Assistant Chairperson 7-5167 

Debra Carroll  Department Coordinator  7-5142
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Toy Design A-571 7-5120

Judy Ellis Associate Chairperson 7-5122

Jordan Cook  Department/Industry Project Coordinator   7-5125 
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Visual Presentation D-346-1  7-5480 

Craig Berger  Chairperson / D-359 7-5490
    Patrica Brown     Administrative Secretary    7-5804

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 Business & Technology JM B-423 7-4330

Steven Frumkin  Dean 7-4330

Karen Capone Assistant to the Dean    7-4334
    Rosemarie Rossi Administrative Coordinator 7-4335 

Helen McDermott Administrative Secretary 7-4336
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 Advertising & Marketing Communication  B-403 7-4470
    Richard Balestrino Chairperson  7-4472

Albert Romano Assistant Chairperson 7-4473
    John Fraser Assistant Chairperson 7-4500

Gina Mackey Department Coordinator 7-4491

Stacey Fischer Administrative Secretary 7-4494
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Cosmetics & Fragrance Marketing
    Virginia Bonofiglio  Acting Associate Chairperson / B-448 7-4487

Sylvia Lopez Department/Industry Coordinator
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 Direct & Interactive Marketing B-403 7-4750
    Loretta Volpe Associate Chairperson 7-4487
    Shalaia Craddock Administrative Secretary 7-4488
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Entrepreneurship B-436 7-4410
    VACAMT Acting Chairperson    7-4410
    Erika Maier Administrative Secretary 7-4412
    Patricia Brown Administrative Secretary  7-5804
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Fashion Merchandising Management B-320 7-4800

Robin Sackin Chairperson 7-4803

Nancy Kaplan-Ostroff Assistant Chairperson 7-4841

Naomi Gross Assistant Chairperson 7-4835
    Renee Cooper Assistant Chairperson 7-4823

Debra Berry Department Coordinator 7-4802
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Home Products Development B-436 7-4980

Ingrid Johnson Acting Associate Chairperson / B-436 7-4988
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International Trade & Marketing B-429 7-4280

Christine Pomeranz Chairperson / B-436 7-4282

Nicole Martin-Lewis Department Secretary 7-4285
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Production Management B-403 7-4770

Mario Federici Chairperson 7-4774

Maria Benitez Department Secretary 7-4773
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Technical Design B-436 7-4410

Deborah Beard Associate Chairperson 7-4415

Erika Maier Administrative Secretary     7-4412
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Textile Development & Marketing B-436    7-5200

Jeffrey Silberman Chairperson 7-5234

Ingrid Johnson Assistant Chairperson 7-5223

Maria Masella Department Coordinator 7-5230

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Continuuing & Professional Studies     GHC-21 7-3334

Nathan Bullock Coordinator of Adult Credit Programs / GHC-21B 7-4602

Diana Cypress Executive Associate 7-4603

Krystle Ansari Administrative Coordinator 7-4606
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Enterprise Center/E-Commerce D-130 7-7250

Christine Helm Coordinator 7-4622

Alice Rydel Administrative Coordinator 7-4623
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Pre-College Programs D-130 7-4630

Michele Nagel   Director 7-4632

Marta Regulski Pre-College Student Services Representative  7-4633
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Professional Studies Center D-130 7-7715

Joan Volpe Managing Coordinator / GHC-21 7-4612

Maria Montalvo Account Supervisor   7-4613

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Graduate Studies School ofjumpmark E-315   7-4300

Mary E. Davis    Dean   7-4300

Marilyn Barton Research Associate 7-4313
    Umilta Allsop Administrative Coordinator 7-4310

Carole Desantis Administrative Coordinator 7-4314
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Art Market E-613

Katherine Michaelsen Associate Chairperson / E-314 7-4661
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Cosmetics & Fragrance E-315

Stephan Kanlian Associate Chairperson /  E-613 7-4306

Tracy Daniels Industry/Project Coordinator / E-626  7-4311
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 Exhibition Design SF-108  

Brenda Cowan Associate Chairperson 7-4302
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Fashion & Textile Studies E-612

Denyse Montegut Associate Chairperson 7-4308
    Tracy Daniels Industry/Project Coordinator / E-626  7-4311
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Global Fashion Management E-313

Pamela Ellsworth Associate Chairperson 7-4304
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Deborah Stein Grants Coordinator 7-3624
    Ellen Brennan Hearn Research Assistant 7-3622 
    Barbara Galashaw Clerical Assistant 7-3623 
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 Illustration  SF-110  
    Melanie Reim Associate Chairperson 7-4318 
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Sustainable Interior Environments D-312

Barbara Campagna Chairperson 7-5574

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Liberal Arts  B-623    7-4320

Scott F. Stoddart Dean 7-4320

Mary Tsujimoto Executive Associate 7-4324

Everlina Washington Administrative Coordinator 7-4325

Suzanne Richardson Administrative Assistant 7-4326
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Academic Skills A-608B 7-4080

Deborah Levine Coordinator 7-4082

Elinor Pironti Evening Supervisor 7-4084

Tara Prince Department Secretary 7-4083
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Art History & Museum Professions B-634 7-4640
     Anna Blume Assistant Chairperson 7-4656
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Educational Skills B-602 7-5250

Mark Goldblatt   Chairperson 7-5258

Caterina Caristo Educational Skills Assistant 7-5256
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Placement Center C-612-C

John Chucala Testing Center Coordinator 7-4323
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English & Speech B-602 7-5340
    Patrick Knisely Chairperson 7-5362

Amy Lemmon Bowen Acting Chairperson 7-5342

Evelyn Triantafillou Administrative Secretary 7-5374
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Modern Languages & Cultures B-831 7-5090

James Cascaito Chairperson 7-5092

Iliana Marquez Department Coordinator 7-5093
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Film, Media & Performing Arts 

William Mooney Chairperson 7-5346

Michelle Handelmann Assistant Chairperson 7-3352
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History of Art B-634 7-4640

David Drogin Chairperson 7-4649

Anna Blume Assistant Chairperson 7-4646

Carmen Valerio Department Coordinator 7-4669
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Science & Math B-831 7-3020

Calvin Williamson Chairperson 7-3046

Karen Pearson Assistant Chairperson 7-3035

Clementine Sanders Department Secretary 7-3038
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Social Sciences B-634 7-4920

Paul Clement Chairperson 7-4925

Daniel Berkendorf Acting Assistant Chairperson 7-4922

Rosa Maria Smith Department Coordinator 7-4935

Hadasah Perez Administrative Secretary 7-4973
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U.S. History   B-634 7-4327

Daniel Levinson Wilk    Coordinator 7-4327
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Writing Studio C-612 7-3060
     Brian Fallon Director 7-3062

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