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Department Directory

Mailing Address:
Penn State Law
Lewis Katz Building
University Park, PA 16802
Reception: (814) 865-8900; (800) 840-1122
Fax: (814) 863-7274

Academic Affairs

VICTOR ROMERO, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
      Email: vcr1@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 865-8989

CHERI GALLAGHER, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
      Email: cxh3@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 863-8375

DEBBIE DIERCKS, Registrar
      Email: dzd4@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 863-9938

Administrative Services

RANDY FULTON, Director, Business Services
      Email: rjf9@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 865-4235

Admissions
      Email: admissions@pennstatelaw.psu.edu   •   (814) 867-1251

AMANDA DiPOLVERE, Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
      Email: ajd7@psu.edu   •  Telephone: (814) 865-8978

JULIAN MORALES, Director of Admissions
      Email: jcm40@psu.edu   •  Telephone: (814) 865-4224

AKIN OBIRI, Assistant Director of Admissions Operations
      Email: aoo2@psu.edu    •  Telephone: (814) 863-3412

SHANNON BRACE, Administrative Assistant
      Email: sub189@psu.edu   •  Telephone: (814) 865-0794

Alumni Relations
      Email: alumni@pennstatelaw.psu.edu   •   Telephone: 814-867-2234

JEFF HORWITZ, Director of Development & Alumni Relations
      Email: jsh27@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-2234

ANITA BAUMANN, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
      Email: amb492@psu.edu  •  Telephone: (814) 863-4545

DENISE EMMEL, Development & Alumni Relations Coordinator
      Email: deh13@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-4251

Career Services Office
      Telephone: (814) 867-1255

RANDOLPH C. RELIFORD, Assistant Dean for Career Services
      Email: rcr126@psu.edu   •  Telephone: (814) 863-0078

MAGEN K. MIHOK, Director of Career Services
      Email: mkm26@psu.edu   •  Telephone: (814) 863-4623

JAMES WALSH, Social Media and Outreach Manager
      Email: jww5196@psu.edu   •    Telephone: (814) 863-2550

BONNIE McCAUSLIN, Recruiting Coordinator
      Email: bjm26@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-4648

Center for Agricultural and Shale Law

ROSS PIFER, Director
      Email: rhp102@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 865-3723

SEAN HIGH, Staff Attorney
      Email: mzh177@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 865-5017

Center for Mergers and Acquisitions
      Email: centerma@psu.edu

Communications

WYATT DUBOIS, Communications Director
    Email: wdubois@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 865-9030

SAMANTHA BRUMMERT, Marketing and Communications Specialist
      Email: szb5706@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 863-1743

MICHAEL GARRETT, Marketing and Communications Specialist
      Email: mmg5241@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-0396

MARY SZMOLKO, Graphic Designer
      Email: mks146@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 865-3834

Dean’s Office

JAMES W. HOUCK, Dean

RUSSELL L. SHAFFER, Assistant Dean for Operations and Planning
      Email: rls80@psu.edu  •  Telephone: (814) 867-0398

SUZANNE KUTZ, Executive Assistant to the Dean
      Email: sqk7@psu.edu  •  Telephone: (814) 867-2472

CATHY TRANELL, Administrative Assistant
      Email: cjt15@psu.edu  •  Telephone: (814) 867-2797

Development

JEFF HORWITZ, Director of Development & Alumni Relations
      Email: jsh27@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-2234

DENISE EMMEL, Development & Alumni Relations Coordinator
      Email: deh13@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-4251

Faculty Support

WANDA BOONE, Administrative Support Assistant
      Email: web18@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-3411

SHERRI K. PROSSER, Administrative Support Assistant
      Email: skp3@psu.edu • Telephone: (814) 865-8619

Finance Office

KIM WYATT, Financial Officer
      Email: kxw34@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-3441

RACHEL M. ARNOLD, Assistant to the Financial Officer
      Email: rxf25@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-0407

CATHY TRANELL, Administrative Assistant
      Email: cjt15@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-2797

Financial Aid

SUSAN BOGART, Director, Financial Aid
      Email: sab36@psu.edu   •  Telephone: (814) 863-0469

Graduate and International Programs (including LL.M., S.J.D., and Summer Programs)

STEPHEN G. BARNES, Assistant Dean for Graduate and International Programs
     Email: sgb14@psu.edu  •   Telephone: (814) 863-3065

JING HU, LL.M. Program Coordinator
    Email: jxh574@psu.edu  •   Telephone: (814) 863-7047

BRENDA JOHNSON, Admissions Coordinator
      Email: blj10@psu.edu  •  Telephone: (814) 867-2373

Human Resources

REBECCA CIANCI, Human Resources Manager
      Email: rjc39@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 863-0125

HEATHER KURZINGER, Human Resources Assistant
      Email: hms16@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-2979

Instructional and Information Technology
      Email: help@pennstatelaw.psu.edu   •   (814) 867-1526

MATT GARDNER, Assistant Dean for Digital Learning and Information Technolog
      Email: pmg12@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-1219

SARA KROME, Director of Digital Learning
      Email: sek25@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 865-8973

DAREN BRODISH, Multimedia Specialist
      Email: dcb20@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-2233

TIMOTHY McCARTHY, Multimedia Specialist
      Email: tdm11@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-0391

AARON WEAVER, IIT Support Specialist
      Email: ajw221@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-0416

ROBB REED, Web Developer/Administrator
      Email: rmr142@pennstatelaw.psu.edu  

International Affairs

SCOTT GARTNER, Director, School of International Affairs
      Email: ssg13@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-2789

      SIA Staff Directory

Law Clinics

MICHAEL FOREMAN, Director, Clinics and Experiential Learning and Director, Civil Rights Appellate Clinic
      Email: mlf25@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 865-3832

JILL ENGLE, Director, Family Law Clinic, Public Interest and Pro Bono Programs
      Email: jne2@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 863-3396

JEFFREY ERICKSON, Director, International Sustainable Development Clinic
      Email: jme121@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 865-5046

CATHERINE GOWEN, Director, Intellectual Property Clinic
      Email: ckg5069@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 865-0276

ANGELA LOMBARDO, Office Manager, Clinical Programs
      Email: aml33@psu.edu  •  Telephone: (814) 865-3824

GEOFFREY SCOTT, Director, Art, Sports and Entertainment Law Clinic
      Email: grs6@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 863-6878

THOMAS SHARBAUGH, Director, Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic
      Email: tjs53@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-4543

MICHELE VOLLMER, Director, Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic
      Email: mrv3@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-2805

SHOBA WADHIA, Director, Center for Immigrants' Rights
      Email: ssw11@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 865-3823

Law Library

STEVEN D. HINCKLEY, Associate Dean for Library and Information Services, Director of the Law Library, and Professor of Law
      Email: sdh14@psu.edu   •  Telephone: (814) 867-0390

KIMBERLI M. KELMOR, Assistant Law Librarian, Assistant Director
      Email: kmkelmor@psu.edu   •  Telephone: (814) 863-0885

MARTINA BYRNES, Technical Services Library Assistant
      Email: mpb18@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-0386

LAUREN GLUCKMAN, Assistant Law Librarian, Reference
      Email: lig2@psu.edu   •  Telephone: (814) 865-2298

REBECCA A. MATTSON, Scholarly Communications and Faculty Services Librarian
      Email: ram6023@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-2239

ALISON J. RUCKERT, Information Services Supervisor
      Email: ajr24@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 865-8863

THERESA K. TARVES, Emerging Technology and Digital Research Librarian
      Email: tkb115@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 863-6861

ANDREW J. TIG WARTLUFT, Instructional Services Librarian
      E-mail: ajw5743@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 865-8875

JONATHAN WALLACE, Library Acquisitions Assistant
      Email: jmw19@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 867-0387

Office for Student Services

KEITH ELKIN, Assistant Dean of Academic and Student Affairs and Professor of Legal Skills
      Email: kue2@psu.edu   •   Telephone: (814) 865-9035

RAYNELL BROWN, Assistant Director for Student Services
      Email: rub17@psu.edu   •   Phone: (814) 867-1261

MARY BETH ABER, Cocurricular Programs Coordinator
      Email: mba11@psu.edu   •   Phone: (814) 867-2808