Admissions and Financial Aid

Contact Us

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Heller Admissions Office will be working on a hybrid schedule, but will continue to operate during normal business hours. During this time, the best way to contact us is via email. 

Office of Admissions
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Brandeis University
415 South Street (MS 035)
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
Phone: 781-736-3820

Admissions Staff

Hannah Locke

Senior Associate Director of Admissions

Contact me about: MA in Sustainable International Development admissions


Jill Maley

Associate Director of Admissions

Contact me about: Master of Public Policy admissions; Social Impact MBA admissions


Amanda Miller

Associate Director of Admissions

Contact me about: PhD in Social Policy admissions

Jocie Sobieraj

Assistant Director of Admissions

Contact me about: MS in Global Health Policy and Management admissions; MA in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence admissions; Visa Information/Declaration of Finances (VIDOF) process questions


Lynn Davis

Assistant Dean of Admissions

Contact me about: Financial Aid questions, Coverdell Fellows program

Graduate Assistants

Ronunique Clark, Master of Public Policy

Calah McQuarters, Social Impact MBA

Neh Meh, MA in Sustainable International Development/MA Conflict Resolution and Coexistence

Andy Mendez, Social Impact MBA/MA Sustainable International Development

Americorps Alumna and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Morocco)

Brielle Ruscitti, MS Global Health Policy and Management/MA Sustainable International Development