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Programs

Contact Information

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


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


Staff

Michael Pippenger
Dean of Undergraduate Global Programs
Assistant Vice President of International Education
phone: 212-854-2559
mp2496@columbia.edu
Office hours by appointment.  Please contact Maryann Borgognone at mb2896@columbia.edu to schedule.

Columbia Programs

Fay Ju 
Associate Dean
phone: 212-854-6333 
fjj1@columbia.edu
Office hours by appointment. Please email to schedule.

Robin Leephaibul
Associate Director
phone: 212-854-6680
rl2705@columbia.edu
Advisor for Columbia programs in: Beijing (semester/academic year, summer language & summer visual culture) Istanbul (spring) and Istanbul Balkan Transcultural Studies Program (summer), Kyoto (semester/academic year & summer), and Shanghai (summer)
Summer hours by appointment. To sign up for an appointment email Robin or click here: Robin Leephaibul Advising Calendar. Please check your Google time zone when signing up for an appointment and make sure it's Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Meg Booth
Associate Director
phone: 212-854-4203
Email: mr2850@columbia.edu
Advisor for Columbia programs in: Amman, Amman/Paris, Kenya, Tunis/Istanbul, and Venice.
Summer hours by appointment. To sign up for an appointment email Meg or click here: Meg Booth Advising Calendar. Please check your Google time zone when signing up for an appointment and make sure it's Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Thomas Spencer
Program Coordinator
phone: 212-854-5483
ts2866@columbia.edu
Advisor for Columbia programs in: Berlin, Istanbul Byzantine Studies & Urban Mapping Program (summer), Paris (semester & academic year, summer French studies and summer Art Humanities & Music Humanities).
Summer hours by appointment. To sign up for an appointment email Thomas or click here: Thomas Spencer Advising Calendar.
Please check your Google time zone when signing up for an appointment and make sure it's Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Jillian Burdziak
Program Coordinator
phone: 212-854-4120
jmb2336@columbia.edu
Advisor for Columbia programs in: LondonRio de Janeiro, and Rome/Hadrian's Villa
Summer hours by appointment. To sign up for an appointment email Jillian or click here: Jillian Burdziak Advising Calendar. Please check your Google time zone when signing up for an appointment and make sure it's Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Maryann Borgognone 
Program Coordinator 
Executive Assistant to the Dean
phone: 212-854-2559 
mb2896@columbia.edu

Megan Friar
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 212-854-0491
mf3031@columbia.edu

Non-Columbia Programs and Fellowships

Scott Carpenter
Associate Dean
phone: 212-854-2559
sc2764@columbia.edu
Advisor for Fellowships and the Columbia College Oxbridge Scholars Program.
Summer hours by appointment. To sign up for an appointment email Dean Carpenter.

Jill Burya
Associate Director
phone: 212-854-1130
jb3412@columbia.edu 
Advisor for non-Columbia programs in: Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and language programs in Europe. 
Summer hours by appointment. To sign up for an appointment email Jill.

Laura Paine Schiff
Assistant Director
phone: 212-854-6624
lbp2123@columbia.edu 
Advisor for non-Columbia programs in Australia & New Zealand, IHP Comparative Programs, United Kingdom and other English-speaking programs in Europe. 
Summer hours by appointment. To sign up for an appointment email Laura or click here: Laura Schiff Advising Calendar. Please check your time zone when signing up for an appointment and make sure it's Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Jodi Zaffino
Assistant Director
Phone: 212-854-1161
jaz2124@columbia.edu
Advisor for Fellowships
Summer hours by appointment. To sign up for an appointment email Jodi or click here: Jodi Zaffino Appointment Calendar. Please check your time zone when signing up for an appointment and make sure it's Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Finance and Administration

Wendy Huo
Executive Director of Finance and Administration
Phone: 212-854-5061
whuo@columbia.edu

Jeffrey Cousino
Associate Director of Global Education Planning
Phone: 212-854-2172
jec2101@columbia.edu

Belinda Seed
Associate Director of Budget and Operations
Phone: 212-854-0441
bs2782@columbia.edu

Xin Wang
Financial Coordinator
Phone: 212-854-9824
xw2203@columbia.edu
606 Kent Hall   MC 3948   1140 Amsterdam Ave   New York, NY 10027    
Phone: 212-854-2559   Fax: 212-854-5164