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

Office of University Media Relations & Communication Operations:

Dee Mostofi, Assistant Vice President for University Media Relations and Communication Operations: (650) 497-9434,

E.J. Miranda, Senior Director of University Media Relations: (650) 724-9161,

Karla Hudson, Senior Director, Strategic Public Relations:

Luisa Rapport, Associate Director, Emergency Communications and Media Relations (PIO),

Stanford News Service, Academic Expert Media Inquiries

Stanford News Service Main Line / After Hours: (650) 723-2558
Ker Than, Senior Director for News & Storytelling: (650) 723-9820,
Taylor Kubota, Associate Director for Science Communications: (650) 724-7707,
Melissa De Witte, Deputy Director for Social Science Communications: (650) 723-6438,


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

Elizabeth Lee, Associate Director of Communications:

School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences

Josie Garthwaite, Associate Director of Communications: (650) 497-0947,

Graduate School of Education

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

School of Engineering

Michael Freedman, Chief Communications Officer: (650) 724-3714,

School of Medicine

Julie Greicius, Senior Director of External Communications: (650) 723-4598,

Stanford Law School

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

Stanford Online

Judith Romero, Director of Communications & Marketing, Office of the Vice Provost for Technology and Learning 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 Harrison, 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

Stacy Peña, Director of Communications:  (415) 297-1538,

Hoover Institution

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

Stanford University Libraries

Gabrielle Karampelas, Director of Communications and Development: (650) 497-4414,

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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

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,