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Education Policy and Social Analysis
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Education Policy and Social Analysis

Staff

Staff

Sherene Alexander is Director of Academic Administration (DAA). Her primary responsibility is administrative management of the Department and she reports to the Chair. She is responsible for the organization and planning of the academic and administrative activities of the department, including matters of financial, personnel, course scheduling, space management, special events, and the provision of student and faculty services. The DAA has overall responsibility for the department's administrative budget and for supervision of the instructional budget in collaboration with the Chair. She is responsible for the hiring, training, and supervision of all department staff. The DAA processes all full-time faculty appointments and oversees faculty search activities. She oversees departmental facilities and space utilization, coordinates planned projects, approves requests for repairs and improvements, and advises faculty and students concerning College policies and procedures.

E-mail: salexander@tc.columbia.edu


Liz Carroll is Program Manager for the programs in Economics and Education and Sociology and Education. Reporting to the EPSA Department's DAA, the Program Manager is responsible for the administrative management, along with faculty Program Coordinators, of two of the EPSA department's four academic programs: Economics and Education and Sociology and Education. This entails continuous communication with the faculty Program Coordinators and involvement in all aspects of the program including admissions, student communications, marketing, recruiting, academic advising, faculty hiring, program management, and special events.

E-mail: ejc2168@tc.columbia.edu


Malgorzata (Gosia) Kolb is Program Manager for the programs in Politics and Education and Leadership, Policy and Politics. Reporting to the EPSA Department's DAA, the Program Manager is responsible for the administrative management, along with faculty Program Coordinators, of two of the EPSA department's four academic programs: Education Policy and Politics and Education. This entails continuous communication with the faculty Program Coordinators and involvement in all aspects of the program including admissions, student communications, marketing, recruiting, academic advising, faculty hiring, program management, and special events.

E-mail: kolb@tc.columbia.edu


Sarah Roe is the Department's Administrative Assistant. This position reports to the DAA and her responsibilities include administrative duties such as office reception, photocopying, and event planning and implementation. The Administrative Assistant is the principal receptionist for the department office and provides administrative support to the faculty, Program Managers, and the DAA. She answers the department's main telephone line and directs callers and walk-in visitors to the appropriate faculty or staff member. She photocopies course materials, orders desk copies, and coordinates computer support for faculty. She is also responsible for mail delivery and distribution and for compiling notices of department events and news for posting on the department bulletin boards and website. She also compiles and distributes the department's weekly listserv digest announcing meetings, events, fellowships, calls for papers, and academic jobs. This position works with faculty, staff and students to process purchasing and reimbursement requests, including office supplies and equipment for departmental use. This position also monitors all of the department's equipment and service contracts and also supervises work-study employees within the department office.

E-mail: roe@tc.columbia.edu

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