Members of the news media can contact the following 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
Charlene Gage, Director of University Public Relations
Nina Negusse, Senior Director of Issues Management and Media Relations
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

Josie Garthwaite, Sr. Associate Director, Content Strategy:

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,