Stanford Media Contacts

Members of the news media can contact the following News Service and university representatives for assistance in finding experts who will comment on news stories:

Administration, Campus News

External Communications:
Dee Mostofi, Assistant Vice President for External Communications:
Luisa Rapport, Director, Emergency Communications and Media Relations (PIO):

Stanford News, Academic Expert Media Inquiries

Ker Than, Senior Director for News & Storytelling:
Taylor Kubota, Associate Director for Science Communications:
Melissa De Witte, Deputy Director for Social Science Communications:


Robin Wander, Director of Arts Communication: (650) 724-6184,

School of Humanities and Sciences

Joy Leighton, Senior Director of Public Relations, School of Humanities and Sciences: (650) 721-5711,
Holly MacCormick, Associate Director of Public Relations,

Graduate School of Business

Amelia Hansen, Director of Communications and Media Relations:
Amy Cramer, Associate Director of Communications:
Elizabeth Lee, Associate Director of Communications:

Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability

Amy Adams, Associate Dean of Marketing & Communications:  (650) 497-5908, 

Graduate School of Education

Brooke Donald, Director of Communications: (650) 721-1402,

School of Engineering

Jill Wu, Director of Public Relations: (386) 383-6061,

School of Medicine

Courtney Lodato, Director of External Communications: (650) 213-2217,
Lisa Kim, Senior Manager of Media Relations: (650) 723-6696,,

Stanford Law School

Stephanie Ashe, Associate Director of Media: (650) 723-2232,

Stanford Online

Judith Romero, Chief Communications Officer, Stanford Center for Professional Development and Stanford Online: (650) 725-7289,

Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Ari Chasnoff, Assistant Director for Communications: (650) 725-2371,

International Research & Go Global

Brendan Walsh, Director, Office of International Affairs: (650) 725-0076,

Precourt Institute for Energy

Mark Golden, Communications/Writer: (650) 724-1629,

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Christine Black, Communications Director: (650) 725-8240,

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Adam Gorlick, Director of Communications: (650) 724-0614,

Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI

Shana Lynch, Head of Content:

Hoover Institution

Eryn Witcher Tillman, Director of Public Affairs: (650) 723-0603,

Stanford University Libraries

Philip Schreur, Deputy University Librarian, Interim Media Contact:

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Manuel Gnida, Media Relations Manager: (650) 926-2632 (office),

Clayman Institute for Gender Research

Marcie Bianco, Managing Editor:


Brian Risso, Sports Information Director: (650) 723-4418,

John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities

Nancy Mancini, Communications Director: (650) 724-0713,