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Staff

Web Content Manager

Brad Alderman manages the Einaudi Center's website and oversees sites across the Global Cornell web portfolio.

Manager of Undergraduate International Experiences
Maja Anderson coordinates the Laidlaw Leadership and Research Scholars program and student academic experiences at the Einaudi Center.
Operations and Project Manager

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

Associate Director for Grant Writing and Assessment
Robert Cantelmo oversees Einaudi's proposal development and program evaluation and manages the Democratic Threats and Resilience research priority.
Academic Programs Coordinator

Maeve Coughlin coordinates events, promotion, and programming to support the administrative side of academic programs at the Einaudi Center. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from Stetson University and was a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant to Germany in 2018-2019. 

Manager of Finance, Budget, and Research Compliance
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.
Executive Director

Nishi Dhupa is executive director of the Einaudi Center and serves as Cornell's associate vice provost for international affairs.

Manager of Student Grants and Programs

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

Senior Associate Director of Communication
Sheri Englund oversees communication for the Einaudi Center and other units across Global Cornell. She has worked with higher education audiences and faculty writers around the world, from Ithaca to Sweden, Taiwan, and Mexico.
Department Administrator

Melanie Markusic supports both the Einaudi Center and Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs. She oversees operations of the Einaudi Center, manages academic appointments, internal controls/compliance, contracts, MOAs, and oversees IT and facilities management.

Administrative Coordinator

Matthew Morgan provides direct administrative support for the Manager of Finance and the Administrator/HR Manager. 

Associate Director, Academic Programs
Sarah Pattison is the associate director for academic programs at the Einaudi Center. She is a seasoned professional in international higher education with experience developing and managing area and international studies programs.
Coordinator of Scholar Services

Donna Pinnisi oversees the Einaudi Center's engagement with visiting scholars.

Manager of Academic Engagement Programs

Margaret Price coordinates Global Public Voices, Dissertation Proposal Development Program, Bhatia Global PhD Award, and other student academic programs at the Einaudi Center.

Administrator and HR Manager
Judy Small supports the Einaudi Center and Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs. She has worked at Cornell since 1985 in administration and human resources positions.
Office Manager
Indira White serves as receptionist and all-around office support for the Einaudi Center. She holds a B.S. in speech-language pathology and audiology from Ithaca College.