Department Administration

Department Chair

Patrick O'Grady
Email: pmo43 [at] (pmo43[at]cornell[dot]edu)
Phone: (607)-255-8981

Assistant to the Chair

Lisa Westcott
Email: lew1 [at] (lew1[at]cornell[dot]edu)
Phone: (607) 255-7723

Program Leader

Brian Nault
Email: ban6 [at] (ban6[at]cornell[dot]edu)
Phone: (315)-787-2354

Assistant to the Associate Chair

Holly King
Email: hak3 [at] (hak3[at]cornell[dot]edu)
Phone: (315) 787-2323

Administrative Manager

Jessica Verde Tracey
Email: jsv22 [at] (jsv22[at]cornell[dot]edu) 
Phone: (607) 255-1867

Student Services Representative

Stephanie Westmiller
Email: st342 [at] (st342[at]cornell[dot]edu)
Phone: (607) 255-6198

Director of Graduate Studies

Jennifer Thaler
Email: jst37 [at] (jst37[at]cornell[dot]edu)
Phone: (607) 255-7064

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Cole Gilbert
Email: cg23 [at] (cg23[at]cornell[dot]edu) 
Phone: (607) 255-8152

Administrative Assistant

Carrie Day
Email: cmd342 [at] (cmd342)lmm266 [at] (
Phone: (607) 255-3965