Staff

Directors

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Eugenia Lean

Director

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Nicole Vartanian

Executive Director

Contact
212-854-6902
nev2001@columbia.edu

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Katherine Forshay

Assistant Director

Contact
212-854-1735
kdf2116@columbia.edu

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Nancy Hirshan

Director of Finance and Operations

Contact
212-854-6928
nh2047@columbia.edu

General Administrators

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Rattana Bounsouaysana

Administrative Coordinator
Visiting Scholars and General Inquiries

Contact
212-854-6906
rb2846@columbia.edu

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Sydnei Easley

Administrative Assistant
Professional Fellows and General Inquiries

Contact
212-854-2575
se2500@columbia.edu

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Ryan McGhee

Financial Assistant
Financial Policies and Procedures Inquires

Contact
212-854-4827
rm3557@columbia.edu

Pippa Nardie-Warner headshot
Pippa Nardie-Warner

Administrative IT Assistant
Technology and Website Inquires

Contact
212-854-4278
an2922@columbia.edu

Program Officers

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Jooyeon Kim

Assistant Director of Center For Korean Research
CKR Events and Programming Inquiries

Contact
212-854-1728
jk2857@columbia.edu

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Athina Fontenot

Events Coordinator
Event Inquires

Contact
212-854-6916
af3018@columbia.edu

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Ariana King

Communications Coordinator
Press and Publications Inquires

Contact
212-854-1725
ak4364@columbia.edu

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Sreyneath Poole

New York Southeast Asia Network Program Coordinator
NYSEAN Events and Programming Inquiries

Contact
212-854-2592
sp3743@columbia.edu

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Natalie Pretzer-Lin

Program Coordinator
Special Events, Alumni, and Student Affair Inquiries

Contact
212-854-6396
np2603@columbia.edu

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Elizabeth Peiffer
Elizabeth Peiffer

Student Affairs Coordinator
MARSEA and Student Programs Inquires

Contact
ep3021@columbia.edu

Asia for Educators (AFE) Program

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Roberta H. Martin

Director

Contact
212-854-1723
rhm1@columbia.edu

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Karen Kane

Associate Director

Contact
212-854-9007
kak13@columbia.edu

Kim Madalinski

Program Coordinator

Contact
206-522-1178
km2646@columbia.edu