Departmental Directory   

Academic Affairs
Phone: 617-369-3833 or 617-369-3612
Fax: 617-369-3093

Writing Center: 617-369-3866
Academic Advising: 617-369-3612


Sarah McKinnon, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the School

Greg D'Angelo, Associate Vice-President for Academic Administration

Lisa Bynoe, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs

Susan Lush, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Julie Boudoukara, Academic Advisor

Katherine Mitchell, Academic Advisor

Nan Freeman, Director, Diploma Program + Post-Baccalaureate Program

Debra Samdperil, Associate Vice President of Non-Degree Programs

Sarah Hutchinson, Academic Affairs Administrative Officer

Matthew Girard, Manager of SMFA Instructional Technology

Jackie Williams, Graduate Programs Assistant

Phone: 617-369-3626
Toll-Free: 800-643-6078
Fax: 617-369-4264


Karen Townsend, Vice President and Dean of Enrollment

Chuck Chaney, Interim Director of Admissions

Robyn Reed, Associate Dean of Admissions

Thomas Duncan, Admissions Representative

Virginia Casey, Admissions Representative

Chrystine Reilly, Admissions Coordinator

Alumni Office
Phone: 617-369-3965


Stephanie Boyé, Director of Alumni Relations and Special Projects

Animation Studio
Phone: 617-369-3671

Greg Mahoney, Film and Animation Studio Manager

Art Education (Teacher Licensure Degree Programs)

Susan Barahal, Director of Art Education

Buildings + Grounds
Phone: 617-369-3685
Helpline: 617-369-3071

Arthur (Gunnar) Trenoweth, Director of Campus Facilities

John Vaccaro, Maintenance Superintendant

Business Office
Phone: 617-369-3631
Fax: 617-369-3131


Barbara Donnellan, VP of Business Operations

Rosalyn Nazzaro, Bursar

Eleanor deSalvo, Assistant Bursar

Career Services
Phone: 617-369-3635
Fax: 617-369-3679


Debra Samdperil, Associate VP of Non-Degree Programs

Catherine Tutter, Career Services Manager 

Katherine Mitchell, Internship Manager and Academic Advisor

Ceramics Studio
Phone: 617-369-3690

Jason D. Pacheco, Ceramics Technician

Communication + Marketing
Phone: 617-369-3391
Fax: 617-369-3091


Amanda Karr, Director of Communications + Marketing

Patrick Walsh, Digital Manager

Brooke Daniels, Communications Officer

Bill Maass, Graphic Designer

Computer Lab (Mac Lab)
Phone: 617-369-3871

Sarah Gaw, Mac Lab Assistant Manager

Continuing Education
Phone: 617-369-3644


Debra Samdperil, Associate VP of Non-Degree Programs

Molly Rohman, Program Coordinator

Phone: 617-369-3591
Fax: 617-247-6761


Anne Cowie, Vice President, Institutional Advancement and External Relations

Alex Huff, Senior Development Officer

Paul Kotakis, Manager of SMFA Annual Programs

Emily Everding, Development Officer

Nikki Rosato, Development Assistant

Exhibitions + Public Programs
Phone: 617-369-3656
Information Line: 617-369-3718
Fax: 617-369-3856

Joanna Soltan, Curator

David Powers, Exhibitions Manager

Alahna Watson, Exhibition and Programs Coordinator

David Thacker, Preparator/A.V. Specialist

Faculty Area Representatives
For specific faculty contact information, please call 617-369-3833.

Art Education: Susan Barahal

Ceramics: Mark Cooper

Drawing: Paul Stopforth

First Year: Hilary Binda

Film: Jane Gillooly

Metals: Fritz Buehner

Painting: Angelina Gualdoni

Performance: Greg D'Angelo (interim)

Photography: Claire Beckett

Print + Paper: Peter Scott

Sculpture: Fritz Buehner

Senior Thesis: Jonathan Calm

Sound: Nate Harrison

Graphic Arts: Chantal Zakari

Video: Barbara Bickart

Visual & Critical Studies: Jim Dow

English: Hilary Binda

Faculty Graduate Advisors
For specific faculty contact information, please call 617-369-3833.

Painting: Gerry Bergstein

Sculpture: Fritz Buehner

Painting: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons

Film: Abigail Child

Ceramics: Mark Cooper

Photography: Bonnie Donohue

Animation: Joel Frenzer

Sculpture: Barbara Gallucci

Film: Jane Gillooly

Sound: Nate Harrison

Painting: Patte Loper

Sculpture: Megan McMillan

Painting: Ethan Murrow

Print and Paper: Jennifer Schmidt

Print and Paper: John Schulz

Photography: Jeannie Simms

Curatorial: Carol Stakenas

Video: Mary Ellen Strom

Film Studio
Phone: 617-369-3678

Greg Mahoney, Film and Animation Studio Manager

Financial Aid
Phone: 617-369-3645
Toll-free: 800-776-0135
Fax: 617-369-3041


Open, Director of Financial Aid

Rosemary Willow, Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Shaun Thomas, Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Nancy Schofield, Financial Aid Office Assistant

Food Service (Cafe des Arts)
Phone: 617-369-3541

Ahmed Abdalla, Manager

Mechaal Anik, Manager

Human Resources
Phone: 617-369-3413
Job Line: (MFA + SMFA) 617-369-3411
Fax: 617-247-2312

Maureen O'Reilly, Human Resources Representative

Phone: 617-369-3650


Darin Murphy, Librarian

Lauren Kimball-Brown, Library Associate, Access Services and Collections Maintenance

Ashley Peterson, Library Associate

Media Services
Phone: 617-369-4067

Stephen Bailey, Media Services Coordinator

Media Stockroom
Phone: 617-369-3674

Daniel O'Connor, Media Stockroom Manager

Laura Beth Reese, Assistant Stockroom Manager

Metals Studio
Phone: 617-369-3692

Mariah Tuttle, Metals Shop Technician

Mission Hill Building
Front Desk Guard: 617-427-7460
Pay Phone: 617-427-7104

Model Coordinator

Phone: 617-369-3689

Jackie Williams, Model Coordinator

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Phone: 617-267-9300

Parking Garage
Phone: 617-369-3657

Performance Studio
Phone: 617-369-3883

Photography Studio
Phone: 617-369-3616

Chris Maliga
Photography Studio Manager

President's Office
Phone: 617-369-3581
Fax: 617-424-6271

Christopher Bratton, President

Anne Cowie, Vice President, Institutional Advancement and External Relations

Stephanie Boyé, Director of Alumni Relations and Special Projects

Christine Willis, Executive Assistant to the President

Printmaking Studio
Phone: 617-369-4018

Jenny Hughes, Printmaking Studio Technician

Institutional Research
Phone: 617-369- 3606
Fax: 617-424-6271

Mary Roetzel, Associate Vice President for Institutional Research

Tom Thornton, Database Administrator

Phone: 617-369 3621
Fax: 617-541-0920


Taylor Horner, Registrar

Brooke Tobey, Associate Registrar

Melissa Gibson
, Assistant Registrar

Brittany Gray, Assistant Registrar

School Store
Phone: 617-369-3688


Terri Nordone, School Store Manager

Dae Won Lee, School Store Assistant Manager

Sculpture Studio
Phone: 617-369-4248

Phone: 617-369-3680

Walter Bentson, Security Guard

Silkscreen Studio
Phone: 617-369-4079

Sound Studio
Phone: 617-369-4109

Gabriel Solomon, Sound Studio Manager

Student Affairs
Phone: 617-369-3803
Fax: 617-369-4264

Counseling and Mental Health Services (appointments) 617-566-2200
Counseling and Mental Health Services (office) 617-393-3717


Robert Chambers, VP of Student Affairs

Holly Gould, Assistant Director of Residential Life

Ryan O'Connell, Assistant Director of Student Life

Federica McLaws, Student Affairs Coordinator

Student Employment
Phone: 617-369-3645

Shaun Thomas, Financial Aid Department Assistant

Jackie Williams, Model Coordinator

Tufts University
Phone: 617-628-5000
Tufts Shuttle: 781-369-2500

Video Studio
Phone: 617-369-3672

Stephen Decky, Video Studio Manager

Visual Resources Library
Phone: 617-369-3615


Welding Shop
Phone: 617-369-3719

Adam Cowell, Welding Shop Technician

Phone: 617-369-3047

Brad Spavin, Faculty and Woodshop Technician

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