About the Heller School

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

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Administration

  • Marty W. Krauss, PhD '81  •  Interim Dean
  • Doris Breay  •  Senior Assistant Dean, Academic and Student Services
  • Meaghan Cummings '08  •  Executive Administrator and Assistant to the Dean
  • Lynn Davis  •  Assistant Dean, Admissions
  • Ron Etlinger  •  Chief Administrative Officer
  • Elaine Kennen  •  Associate Director, Research Accounting
  • Ravi Lakshmikanthan, MA-SID '99  •  Assistant Dean, International Partnerships
  • Linnea Löf, MSF '01 •  Assistant Dean, Career Development
  • Max Pearlstein '01  •  Director, Communications
  • Linda Purrini  •  Associate Director, Operations
  • Gretchen Rowley  •  Assistant Dean, Course Planning and Enrollment
  • Karina Sheerin  •  Director, Financial Control, Budgeting and Analysis
  • Cindy Thomas, PhD '00 •  Associate Dean, Research
  • Darren Zinner, PhD •  Associate Dean, Academic Personnel

Educational Program Directors

  • Jeffrey Prottas, PhD  •  Director, PhD Program
  • Joan Dassin '69, PhD  •  Director, MA in Sustainable International Development
  • Diana Bowser, ScD  •  Director, MS in Global Health Policy and Management
  • Carole Carlson  •  Director, MBA Program
  • Michael Doonan, PhD '02  •  Director, MPP Program
  • Alain Lempereur, PhD  •  Director, MA in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence
  • Jon Chilingerian, PhD  •  Director, Executive Education Program and Executive MBA for Physicians
  • Darren Zinner, PhD   •  Director, Undergraduate Program

Heller Board of Overseers

  • Constance F. Kane, PhD '85, Chair
  • Michael S. Jellinek, MD, Vice Chair
  • G. Lawrence Atkins, PhD '85
  • Neal Bermas, PhD '81
  • Jules Bernstein '57
  • Sarah Emond, MPP '09
  • Karen Wolk Feinstein, PhD '83*
  • Len Fishman**
  • Thea James, MD
  • Jonathan D. Katz, PhD '81**
  • Marty Wyngaarden Krauss, PhD '81
  • Charles Nalyaali, MA-SID '98
  • Barbara Nobles Crawford, PhD '84
  • Paula Paris, MMHS '79 **
  • Sari A. Rapkin
  • Susan Rothenberg*
  • Sean C. Rush
  • M. Bryna Sanger, PhD '76
  • Lynn Schneider
  • Phyllis N. Segal**
  • David F. Squire*

*EMERITUS

**HIATUS 2016/17

Heller Alumni Association Board

  • Sarah Emond, MPP'09, President
  • Danielle Thompson, MPP'12, Co-Vice President
  • Denise Tyler, PhD'07, Co-Vice President
  • Arnaa Alcon, PhD'00
  • Kelly Axtell, MBA'05
  • J. Kent Boynton, PhD'80
  • Alissa Brooks, MBA/MPP'15
  • Pem Brown, MA/MPP'11
  • Robert Dunigan, PhD'04
  • Ev Evnen MBA/MPP'14
  • Lynn Garvin, PhD'14
  • Calvin Harris, MPP'10
  • John Hunsaker, MBA'10
  • Isabella Jean, MA COEX'06
  • Ali Al Jundi, MA SID'14
  • Rebecca Loya, PhD'12*
  • Gabriel Malseptic, MBA'13
  • Flavia C. Perea, PhD'09
  • Anna Perlmutter, MBA'12
  • Thomas Quinn, MBA'10
  • Nicole Rodriguez, MPP'14
  • Miriam Rubin, MBA'15
  • Trilby Smith, MM'98
  • Casey Thomas, MA SID'11
  • Linda Sprague Martinez, PhD'09
  • Crystal Vitagliano, MA SID'14
  • Clay Westrope, MA SID'11

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