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606 Kent Hall 
Mail Code 3948
Columbia University 
1140 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 USA
phone: 212-854-2559 
fax: 212-854-5164

In the event of an emergency outside of normal busines hours, please contact:

Columbia University Emergency 212-854-5555
Columbia University Public Safety 212-854-2797


Michael Pippenger
Dean of Undergraduate Global Programs
Assistant Vice President of International Education
phone: 212-854-2559

Columbia Programs

Fay Ju 
Associate Dean
phone: 212-854-6333

Lindsey Schram 
Associate Director
phone: 212-854-4120
Advisor for Columbia programs in Amman, Amman and Paris, Berlin, Istanbul (summer) and Paris
Office Hours: In Paris Summer 2015.

Robin Leephaibul
Associate Director
phone: 212-854-6680
Advisor for Columbia programs in: Beijing, Istanbul (spring), Kyoto, Shanghai, and Seoul
Office Hours: Summer 2015 by appointment.

Maryann Borgognone 
Program Coordinator 
Executive Assistant to the Dean
phone: 212-854-2559

Laura Paine Schiff
Program Coordinator
phone: 212-854-6624
Advisor for Columbia programs in: Barcelona, Cuba, Kenya, Rio de Janeiro, Rome/Hadrian's Villa, Tunis/Istanbul, and Venice
To make an appointment with Laura, click here: Laura Schiff Appointment Calendar. Please list the country, city, and semester you are interested in studying abroad. Please note that during the summer, Laura hosts limited hours, but will add more appointment times to her calendar in early fall. 

Megan Friar
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 212-854-0491

Non-Columbia Programs and Fellowships

Scott Carpenter
Associate Dean
Office Hours: Tues. & Wed. 3-4 pm
phone: 212-854-2559
Advisor for non-Columbia programs in: UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, English and French speaking programs in Europe.
Office Hours: Mon. & Thurs., 2:00-4:00pm

Sara E. Ede
Associate Director
phone: 212-854-1130
Advisor for non-Columbia programs in: Africa, Asia, Europe (all languages except French), Latin America; Summer programs. Incoming Exchange Coordinator.
Office Hours: Summer 2015 by appointment.

Assistant Director

Jodi Zaffino
Program Coordinator for Fellowships
Phone: 212-854-1161
Advisor for fellowships
Office Hours: Summer 2015 by appointment.

Finance and Adminstration

Wendy Huo
Executive Director of Finance and Adminstration
Phone: 212-854-5061

Jeffrey Cousino
Associate Director of Global Education Planning
Phone: 212-854-2172

Xin Wang
Financial Coordinator
Phone: 212-854-0441
606 Kent Hall   MC 3948   1140 Amsterdam Ave   New York, NY 10027    
Phone: 212-854-2559   Fax: 212-854-5164