The Department

Devoted to the study of political power and the interaction of citizens and governments

Administrative Directory

Find the key contacts at the department of government below.

Administration
Chair of the Department
Nicolas van de Walle
209 White Hall
(607) 255-4076
govtchair@cornell.edu
Associate Chair
Richard Bensel
312 White Hall
(607) 255-6763
rfb2@cornell.edu
web page
Assistant to the Chair
Stacy Kesselring
210 White Hall
(607) 255-8517
sk866@cornell.edu
Director of Graduate Studies
Jason Frank
307 White Hall
(607) 255-6759
jf273@cornell.edu
web page
Placement Director
Ron Herring
313 White Hall
(607) 255-4060
rjh5@cornell.edu
web page
Graduate Field Assistant
Tina Slater
213 White Hall
(607) 255-3567
tms2@cornell.edu
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Thomas Pepinsky
322 White Hall
(607) 255-4915
tp253@cornell.edu
web page
Undergraduate Field Coordinator
Danielle O’Connor
210 White Hall
(607) 255-4180
cu_govt_undergrad@cornell.edu
Administrative Manager
Judy Virgilio
207 White Hall
(607) 255-4123
jav4@cornell.edu
Accounts Coordinator
Laurie Coon
208 White Hall
(607) 255-3856
llc3@cornell.edu
Computer and Network Support
Shelly Marino
B15 White Hall
(607) 255-9079
mkm1@cornell.edu
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