The administration of the New York State College of Human Ecology is headed by the college’s academic leaders and includes the directors and staff of the college’s student services and support services units. Whether employed in academic support, student services, computing, human resources, finance or facilities, each member of the college administration is dedicated to supporting the college’s teaching, research and outreach mission.

Leadership Directory

Name Title Room Phone Email

Rachel Dunifon

The Rebecca Q. and James C. Morgan Dean

1300 MVR Hall, East

607-255-2138

red26@cornell.edu

Nancy Wells

Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education

1300F MVR Hall, East /  2428 MVR Hall

607-255-8086

nmw2@cornell.edu

Marianella Casasola

Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs

1300B MVR Hall, East 

607-255-1937

mc272@cornell.edu

Anthony Burrow Associate Dean for Outreach and Extension G211 MVR Hall 607-254-1247 alb325@cornell.edu

Craig Higgins

College Business Officer

1301B MVR Hall, East

607-254-6446

cth3@cornell.edu

Amy Meckeler

Assistant Dean for Communications

1303A MVR Hall, East

607-255-1403

aem333@cornell.edu

Christopher Jacobsen

Assistant Dean for Alumni Affairs and Development

1303B MVR Hall, East

607-255-1850

cdj58@cornell.edu

Sandy Dhimitri

Assistant Dean for Human Resources

1301A MVR Hall, East

607-255-1254

sd255@cornell.edu

Eve De Rosa Dean's Fellow for Racial and Social Justice 173 HEB 607-255-7392 che_df@cornell.edu

 

Department Chairs and Directors

Name Title Department Room Phone Email
Yasser Gowayed Department Chair Human Centered Design T57 HEB 607-255-3151 yag5@cornell.edu
Patricia Cassano Division Director Division of Nutritional Sciences 127 Savage Hall 607-255-8001 pac6@cornell.edu

Kelly Musick

Department Chair

Policy Analysis and Management

2301G MVR Hall

607-255-1961

kam386@cornell.edu

Felix Thoemmes

Department Chair

Psychology

242 Uris Hall

607-254-6411

fjt36@cornell.edu

 

Administrative Directors

 

Name Title Department Room Phone Email

Michelle Lyon

Director

Budget and Finance

1301C MVR Hall, East

607-255-3114

mh30@cornell.edu

Kristine Mahoney

Director

Facilities

1301E MVR Hall, East

607-255-6128

km285@cornell.edu

Randi Rainbow

Director

Information Technology

1301D MVR Hall, East

607-255-8979

randi.rainbow@cornell.edu

Darryl Scott

Director

Admissions and Student & Career Development

170 MVR Hall 

607-255-5471

ds42@cornell.edu

Tracey Thompson

Registrar

  1204C MVR Hall  

607-255-2235

tlt3@cornell.edu

Eileen Keating

Director, Records Management and Archives

 

T411A MVR Hall

607-255-4798 or 607-255-3530

eek2@cornell.edu

Jennifer Austin

Director, Business Services Center

 

Bruckner Lab, Room 115

607-254-7209

jaf54@cornell.edu