Connect with Us Remotely
Dear Maxwell Community,
We are here for you! Whether you are learning, teaching or working remotely, or participating in campus activities from a safe social distance, we are committed to your success. The information below is meant to serve as a helpful reference for navigating Maxwell-related communications in the Fall 2020 semester.
If you have a suggestion for improving this information, please submit it via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please visit the University COVID-19 page for the latest news on campus-wide preparations and public health information.
Visit syracuse.edu/coronavirus for COVID-19 related updates from the University.
The Dean’s Office staff is available to assist you. If you need assistance with something that isn’t addressed on this page, please contact either Bethany Walawender, Mary Pat Cornish, or Andrew London and they will answer your questions or forward them to the correct person who will answer you.
Mary Pat Cornish, Budget Director, at email@example.com or 315.443.5450
Bethany Walawender, Executive Assistant to the Dean, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.283.3730
Andrew London, Associate Dean of Administration and Finance, at email@example.com or 315.345.1563
All questions regarding the use and functionality of Blackboard should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Maxwell ICT service, please email email@example.com. Alternatively, please call 315.443.3847 and leave your name and telephone number.
Inquiries will be responded to as soon as possible, and within the same day.
The unit director is Stan Ziemba. You can reach him anytime by calling 315.443.9011.
Syracuse University Libraries buildings are closed to the public until August 24, when they will
re-open to those with a valid SU I.D. For Fall 2020 semester hours and related information, please visit the library website. The Social Sciences Librarian for the Maxwell School is Winn Wasson firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maxwell Undergraduate Students: The Office of Undergraduate Academic and Career Advising is transitioning to fully electronic advising—effective immediately. You will still be able to
schedule appointments with your advisor via Orange Success the same way you always have; however, advising sessions will be conducted via video conference. For questions regarding registration, you
must email your advisor directly. Please visit the office website for more information.
Maxwell Graduate Students: The Palmer Career Center is available to support your needs. For general inquiries or to schedule an appointment, please email Lauren Meyer at email@example.com.
She’ll be checking email daily, routing inquiries to the appropriate staff member, and scheduling appointments. Please visit the office website for more information.
For questions about academic programs and academic advising, undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to contact the professional staff and faculty advisors in their department or center. Email is generally preferred.
Please anticipate that emails are checked regularly during normal business hours and will receive a response within one business day. Messages left on department telephones will be
converted to email and forwarded to the appropriate faculty or staff member for
If you do not receive a response within one business day, please contact the department chair or director. If you are still having trouble making contact, please contact the Dean’s Office.
Staff: JoAnn Rhoades at firstname.lastname@example.org; Jackie Wells at email@example.com or 315.443.4749
Undergraduate Advising: Azra Hromadžić at firstname.lastname@example.org
Chair: Doug Armstrong at email@example.com or 315.242.0138
Staff: Amy Schmidt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.1602
Chair: Anne Mosher at email@example.com
Staff: Emily O’Brien at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.3843
Chair: Stuart Rosenthal at email@example.com
Staff: Susan Oot at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.952.7112
Advising: Margaret Lane at email@example.com
Director: Steven Lux at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.317.2770
Staff: Sarah Kondrk at email@example.com or 315.443.2605; or Deborah Toole firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.2606
Chair (General Inquiries): Tom Perreault at email@example.com or 315.443.2607
Undergraduate Advising (Geography major/minor, Environment & Society minor): Peng Gao at firstname.lastname@example.org
Environment, Sustainability & Policy ILM: Shere Abbott at email@example.com
Staff: Christina Cleason at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.2210
Undergraduate Director: Junko Takeda at email@example.com
Chair: Susan Branson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.4144
International Relations is providing advising online. Please schedule an appointment through Orange Success as you ordinarily would. Detailed instructions for participating in an online session are available on
the department website.
In an effort to reduce office/building
density, the International Relations office will be staffed on Monday,
Tuesday and Thursday from 8am – 4:30pm.
Staff: IR-Advisor@maxwell.syr.edu or 315.443.2306
Chair: Matt Cleary at email@example.com
Staff: Karima Akins-Rattigan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Chair: Peter Castro at email@example.com
Staff: Angela Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.2348
Advising: Michelle Walker at email@example.com or 315.443.4683
Assistant Director: Austin Zwick at firstname.lastname@example.org
Chair: William Coplin at email@example.com
Staff/general inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.2416
Advising: Candy Brooks at email@example.com
Chair: Shana Gadarian at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.2416
Staff/general inquiries: email@example.com or 315.443.4000
Chair: Robert Bifulco at firstname.lastname@example.org
Advising: Josh Kennedy at email@example.com
Staff: Tammy Salisbury at firstname.lastname@example.org
Chair: Renée de Nevers at email@example.com or 315.443.7093
Staff: Janet Coria at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.2347; or Tara Slater at email@example.com or 315.443.2346
Chair: Janet Wilmoth at firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff: Katherine Hills at email@example.com or 315.443.2703
Director: Jamie Winders at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.5994
Staff: Kelley Coleman at email@example.com or 315.443.9707
Director: Peter Wilcoxen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.0268
Staff: Peg Austin at email@example.com or 315.443.9070
For general inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.2692
Budget and purchasing: Alexandra Punch at email@example.com
Main Desk: firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.4022
Associate Director: Juanita Horan at email@example.com or 315.443.4927 (Budget, Operations, Staff, Payroll, Grants Admin)
Director: Margaret Hermann at firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions about any of Moynihan’s many
regional centers or projects (including QDR and CQMI), you can find contact
information on the Moynihan Institute website.
Staff: Roxanne Tupper at email@example.com or 315.443.2367 (office) and 315.436.7971 (mobile)
Director: Tina Nabatchi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315.443.8994