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CIPE Core Staff

  Email Phone
Samuel Cohen (he/him/his)
Director of Information Technology
samuel.cohen@yale.edu (203) 432-9480
Jeanine Dames (she/her/hers)
Director, Office of Career Strategy; Associate Dean of Yale College
jeanine.dames@yale.edu (203) 432-8040
Jeanne Follansbee (she/her/hers)
Dean, Yale Summer Session; Associate Dean of Yale College
jeanne.follansbee@yale.edu (203) 432-2437
Kelly McLaughlin (he/him/his)
Director, Study Abroad; Deputy Director (CIPE); Assistant Dean for Assessment
kelly.mclaughlin@yale.edu (203) 432-0241
Luz Miranda (she/her/hers)
Financial Coordinator
luz.miranda@yale.edu (203) 432-0899
Lauren Perrino (she/her/hers)
Assistant Director, CIPE; Y-VISP Program Manager; ISA Coordinator
lauren.perrino@yale.edu (203) 432-5953
Lynn Saiers (she/her/hers)
IT Project Administrator
lynn.saiers@yale.edu (203) 432-8047
Rebekah Westphal (she/her/hers)
Director, Office of Fellowship Programs; Assistant Dean of Yale College
rebekah.westphal@yale.edu (203) 432-8740

 

Office of Career Strategy

Jeanine Dames (she/her/hers)

Director, Office of Career Strategy
Associate Dean of Yale College

  jeanine.dames@yale.edu
  (203) 432-8040

  ocs.yale.edu

  Email Phone
Robyn Acampora (she/her/hers)
Director of Strategic Initiatives and Common Good Creative Careers
robyn.acampora@yale.edu (203) 432-9459
Lisa Blees (she/her/hers)
Assistant Director Programming and Internal Relations
lisa.blees@yale.edu (203) 432-0818
Denise Byrnes (she/her/hers)
Associate Director, Employer Relations
denise.byrnes@yale.edu (203) 432-9633
Julia Coppola (she/her/hers)
Senior Administrative Assistant
julia.coppola@yale.edu (203) 432-0804
Laurie Coppola (she/her/hers)
Senior Associate Director, Health Professions
laurie.d.coppola@yale.edu (203) 432-0746
Stephanie DelVento (she/her/hers)
Senior Administrative Assistant
stephanie.delvento@yale.edu (203) 432-7782
Lori Ferrara (she/her/hers)
Senior Administrative Assistant
lori.ferrara@yale.edu (203) 432-0811
Stephanie Glover (she/her/hers)
Senior Administrative Assistant
stephanie.glover@yale.edu (203) 432-0805
Jacob Gonzalez (he/him/his)
Senior Associate Director of Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Services
jacob.gonzalez@yale.edu (203) 432-0810
David Halek (he/him/his)
Director of Employer Relations
david.halek@yale.edu (203) 432-8043
Elayne Mazzarella (she/her/hers)
Director of Career Services and Alum Advising
elayne.mazzarella@yale.edu (203) 432-9454
Kristin McJunkins (she/her/hers)
Director, Health Professions Advising and STEMConnect
kristin.mcJunkins@yale.edu (203) 432-0808
Kelly McSergi (she/her/hers)
Assistant Director, Employer Relations
kelly.mcsergi@yale.edu (203) 432-9435
Meredith Mira (she/her/hers)
Senior Associate Director, Health Professions
meredith.mira@yale.edu (203) 432-0809
Hyun Ja Shin (she/her/hers)
Director, Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Services
hyunja.shin@yale.edu (203) 432-7274
Derek Webster (he/him/his)
Senior Associate Director for Creative Careers
derek.webster@yale.edu (203) 432-6173
Jorimel Zaldivar (he/him/his)
Senior Associate Director, Common Good & Creative Careers
jorimel.zaldivar@yale.edu (203) 432-9459
Yuanyuan Zhang (she/her/hers)
Manager of Research, Data & Analytics
yuanyuan.zhang@yale.edu (203) 432-6609

 

Fellowships

Rebekah Westphal (she/her/hers)

Director, Office of Fellowship Programs
Assistant Dean of Yale College

  rebekah.westphal@yale.edu
  (203) 432-8740

  funding.yale.edu

  Email Phone
Julia Bakes (she/her/hers)
Administrative Assistant, Richard U. Light Fellowship
julia.bakes@yale.edu (203) 432-8675
Kripa Bhagat (she/her/hers)
Assistant Director, Richard U. Light Fellowship
kripa.bhagat@yale.edu (203) 436-8159
Ruth Clifford (she/her/hers)
Senior Administrative Assistant, Fellowships and Study Abroad
ruth.clifford@yale.edu (203) 432-8684
Mya Fisher (she/her/hers)
Director, Richard U. Light Fellowship
mya.fisher@yale.edu (203) 436-8144
Anja Koirala (she/her/hers)
Associate Director for Fellowship Programs
anja.koirala@yale.edu (203) 432-0816
Lindsay Lawton (she/her/hers)
Senior Associate Director of Fellowships
lindsay.lawton@yale.edu (203) 432-8685
Emma-Jane Rose (she/her/hers)
Associate Director for Fellowship Programs
emma.rose@yale.edu (203) 432-0816
Suzanne Wirak (she/her/hers)
Senior Administrative Assistant
suzanne.wirak@yale.edu (203) 432-8685

For International Summer Award (ISA) inquiries, email mycipe@yale.edu or call (203) 432-0800.

 

Study Abroad

Kelly McLaughlin (he/him/his)

Director, Study Abroad and Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad
Deputy Director, Center for International & Professional Experience
Assistant Dean for Assessment, Yale College

  kelly.mclaughlin@yale.edu
  (203) 432-0241

  studyabroad.yale.edu

  Email Phone
Allie Agati (she/her/hers)
Senior Associate Director for Study Abroad
alexandra.agati@yale.edu (203) 432-3529
Kripa Bhagat (she/her/hers)
Assistant Director, Richard U. Light Fellowship
kripa.bhagat@yale.edu (203) 436-8159
Ruth Clifford (she/her/hers)
Senior Administrative Assistant, Study Abroad and Fellowships
ruth.clifford@yale.edu (203) 432-8684
Susan Evans (she/her/hers)
Associate Director, Study Abroad
susan.evans@yale.edu (203) 436-8146
Kathy Trputec (she/her/hers)
Associate Director, Study Abroad and Summer Session
kathy.trputec@yale.edu (203) 432-8477

 

Summer Session

Jeanne Follansbee (she/her/hers)

Dean, Yale Summer Session
Associate Dean of Yale College

  jeanne.follansbee@yale.edu
  (203) 432-2437

  summer.yale.edu

  Email Phone
Jim Brennan (he/him/his)
Business Manager
james.brennan@yale.edu (203) 436-9028
Richard Collins (he/him/his)
Director, Online Education and Information Systems
richard.collins@yale.edu (203) 432-2430
Michael Fitzpatrick
Senior Associate Director of Academic Affairs
michael.fitzpatrick@yale.edu (203) 432-2431
Catherine Jones (she/her/hers)
Registrar, Yale Summer Session
catherine.jones@yale.edu (203) 432-2431
Jakub Koguciuk
Online Education Specialist
jakub.koguciuk@yale.edu (203) 432-7985
Julia McLaughlin
Senior Administrative Assistant
julia.mclaughlin@yale.edu (203) 432-2430
Meg Palladino
Director, Yale Summer Session and English Language Institute
meg.palladino@yale.edu (203) 432-2430
Victoria Rinkerman
Senior Administrative Assistant; Program Coordinator for International and Noncredit programs
victoria.rinkerman@yale.edu (203) 432-2430
Kathy Trputec (she/her/hers)
Associate Director, Summer Session & Study Abroad
kathy.trputec@yale.edu (203) 432-8477
Eli Westerman
Communications Manager, Yale Summer Session
eli.westerman@yale.edu (203) 432-3789

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Office Hours and Location​

The Yale Center for International and Professional Experience is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 5pm.

(203) 432-0800

55 Whitney Avenue, 3rd Fl.
New Haven, CT 06510  


Jane Edwards (she/her/hers)

Dean of International and Professional Experience
Senior Associate Dean, Yale College

  jane.edwards@yale.edu
  (203) 432-8680

Jane Edwards has served at Yale since 2006, most recently as Dean of International and Professional Experience and Senior Associate Dean. She previously served in similar positions at Harvard, and at Wesleyan University. She holds a B.A and an M.A from Cambridge University, and a Ph.D from the University of Pennsylvania. She has taught throughout her career, and served in national leadership roles on the Boards of NAFSA, The Fund for Education Abroad, CIEE, and SIT/World Learning. She is author of “The World in the Curriculum” and many papers and chapters on international education, and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Studies in International Education.