Staff

Walt Baschnagel

Walt Baschnagel

Computer Systems Manager

 

Walt Baschnagel maintains the networking and computer systems for the Einaudi Center.

Sandy Dennis-Conlon

Sandy Dennis-Conlon

Finance Manager

Sandy Dennis-Conlon supports both the Einaudi Center and the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs. She has worked at Cornell since 1990, holding positions in the College of Engineering, Athletics, Division of Financial Affairs, and College of Veterinary Medicine.

Nishi Dhupa

Nishi Dhupa

Executive Director

Nishi Dhupa is executive director of the Einaudi Center and serves as Cornell's associate vice provost for international affairs. She also maintains administrative responsibilities for the Global Cornell Initiative, including Cornell Abroad and the International Students and Scholars office. 

Bari Doeffinger

Bari Doeffinger

Program Assistant

Bari Doeffinger handles logistics for visiting speakers, conferences, and other special events. Before joining the center in 2016, she taught French in college and high school. Her academic background includes degrees in French education, environmental studies, and music.

Elizabeth Edmondson

Elizabeth Edmondson

Office Manager/Fulbright Administrator

Elizabeth Edmondson oversees all office functions at the Einaudi Center and administers the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program. 

Bill Juda

Bill Juda

Webmaster

Bill Juda manages the websites and custom applications of the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs, the Einaudi Center, and its area studies and thematic programs.

HeikeMichelsen

Heike Michelsen

Associate Director for Academic Programming

Heike Michelsen develops and directs the Einaudi Center’s programmatic activities, including faculty grants, speaker series, special events, and assessment and evaluation. She holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Hohenheim, Germany.

Jonathan Miller

Jonathan Miller

Associate Director for Communications

Jonathan Miller oversees the Einaudi Center's digital and print activities and its communications strategy. He worked as a freelance journalist and writer prior to joining the center in 2016. 

Indira White

Indira White

Front Office Assistant

Indira White serves as receptionist and all-around office support for the Einaudi Center. She received a bachelor’s of science in speech language pathology and audiology from Ithaca College.