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Office of Doctoral Studies

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Marilyn Audain

Contact for information about:

Certification Secretary
(212) 678-4059

  • Ed.D. Program Plan
  • Ed.D. Change of Program Plan
  • Ed.D. Certification


Dana Klainberg

Contact for information about:

Asst. Manager, Ed.D. Students
(212) 678-4058

  • Ed.D. General Questions
  • Certification Examinations
  • Ed.D. Intention to Defend
  • Ed.D. Leave of Absence, Waiver, Personal Exemption
  • Ed.D. Extension of Certification
  • Ed.D. Defense Forms

Heidi Rizzo

Contact for information about:
Assistant Manager, Ph.D. Students
(212) 678-3365
  • Ph.D. General Information
  • Ph.D. Program Plan
  • Doctoral Degree Audit questions and programming for Faculty
  • Ph.D. Advanced Seminar
  • Ph.D. Defenses
  • Dissertation Advisement (8900 courses)
  • TI 8900 (Ph.D. Defense)


Russell Gulizia
Contact for information about:
Associate Registrar
Manager of the Office of Doctoral Studies
(212) 678-4060
  • Appeals
  • Degree Audit Questions
  • Ed.D. Doctoral Dissertation abstracts & publishing procedures
  • Doctoral Studies Forms
  • Assignment of fourth reader for dissertation 

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Office Hours

If you do not find the information you are looking for, please see our staff directory for contact information.

Our hours of Operation are as follows:
Monday - Friday         9 am - 5 pm

During Summer Session our hours of Operation are:
Monday - Thursday       9 am - 5 pm
Friday                           9 am - 1 pm  

Please check the Academic Calendar for dates the college is closed.