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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our office will continue to be virtual, following public health and University guidance. Be sure to stay updated on NU’s response through the Reopening Northeastern webpage, which has essential information for navigating life in our community at this time.

Our staff is available virtually from 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday, at the emails listed under Contacts. Please do not hesitate to reach out.


Robert Triest, Chair
Cheryl Fonville, Administrative Officer
Jacquaetta Hester:  Graduate Administration Coordinator
Kathleen Downey: Marketing Assistant
Katie Thorp: Administrative Assistant (general and undergraduate program)

Academic Program Directors

Gustavo Vicentini, Undergraduate Program Director
Jun Ma, MS Program Director
Jim Dana, PhD Program Director