Advising Services—Current Students

Authorized Signature List

Below is a list of authorized signatures for transfer credit, majors and minors. This list changes frequently so be sure to refer to this page for the most up-to-date information.

AFRICAN & AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): C. Kemedjio, x5-9207, Morey 316, ciko@mail.rochester.edu
Major: same
Minor: same

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): G. Chastel, x5-3165, Lattimore 116K, guillaume.chastel@rochester.edu
Major: same
Minor: same

AMERICAN STUDIES

Transfer Credit: J. Rubin, x5-9348, RRLib 363, joan.rubin@rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit: J. Rubin, x5-9357, RRLib 363 455, joan.rubin@rochester.edu
Major:
J. Rubin, (as above)
Minor: J. Rubin, (as above)

ANTHROPOLOGY

Transfer Credit:
J. Osburg, x3-3329, Lattimore 436, john.osburg@rochester.edu
R. Foster, x5-8741, Lattimore 445, robert.foster@rochester.edu
K. Doughty, x5-5155, Lattimore 421, kristin.doughty@rochester.edu
T. Gibson, x5-8739, Lattimore 443, thomas.gibson@rochester.edu
D. Reichman, x5-8737, Lattimore 439, daniel.reichman@rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit: K. Doughty, x5-5155, Lattimore 437, kristin.doughty@rochester.edu
Major:
same
Minor: same

ARCHAEOLOGY, TECHNOLOGY, and HISTORICAL STRUCTURES

Transfer credit: R. Perucchio, x5-4069, Hopeman 415, renato.perucchio@rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit: Hillary Brower, x6-5305, Dewey 4-209B, hillary.brower@rochester.edu
Major: same
Minor: same

ART AND ART HISTORY

Transfer Credit:
AH: G. Seiberling, x5-4169, Morey 523, grace.seiberling@rochester.edu
J. Saab, x5-7922, Morey 423A, joan.saab@rochester.edu
SA: A. Topolski, x3-5994, Sage Arts Center, allen.topolski@rochester.edu
S. Ashenfelder, x3-5995, Sage Arts Center, stephanie.ashenfelder@rochester.edu
J. Saab, x5-7922, Morey 423A, joan.saab@rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit:
Marty Collier-Morris, x5-7451, Morey 514, marty.collier@rochester.edu
Major:
same
Minor: same

AUDIO & MUSIC ENGINEERING

Major: M. Bocko, x5-4879, Hopeman 333, mark.bocko@rochester.edu

G. Sharma, x57313, Hopeman 417, gaurav.sharma@rochester.edu

Minor: M. Bocko (as above)
G. Sharma (as above)

BIOLOGY and the BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Transfer Credit: A. Olek, x3-4876, Hutchison 481, a.olek@rochester.edu
(Contact M. Arcoraci first for all below excluding BNS, x5-3850, Hutchison 488, marianne.arcoraci@rochester.edu)
To schedule an appointment visit the online calendar at: http://upbm.simplybook.me/index/about
Study Abroad transfer credit: M. Arcoraci, x5-3850, Hutchinson Hall 488, marianne.arcoraci@rochester.edu
Major:

BIO: A. Olek, x3-4876, Hutchison 481, a.olek@rochester.edu
C. Benyajati, x5-8040, Hutchison 474, cheeptip.benyajati@rochester.edu
E. Sia, x5-9275, Hutchison, 332, elaine.sia@rochester.edu
D. Goldfarb, x5-3890, Hutchison 436, david.goldfarb@rochester.edu

BCD: D. Lambert, x3-2482 or x5-7521, Hutchison 344, dlamber2@z.rochester.edu
C. Benyajati (as above)

BEB: J. Fry, x5-7835 or x5-8834, Hutchison 318, james.fry@rochester.edu
C. Benyajati (as above)

BMG: E. Sia, (as above)
C. Benyajati (as above)

BMB: J. Robert, x5-1722, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rm 2-11124, MRBX, jacques_robert@URMC.Rochester.edu
C. Benyajati (as above)

BBC: E. Grayhack, x5-2765, Med 3-7415, elizabeth grayhack@urmc.rochester.edu
C. Benyajati (as above)

Minor: A. Olek (as above)

(For all above, see M. Arcoraci first, as above.)

BNS: Please see M. Adelman first, x5-0541, Meliora 102, ugcoord@bcs.rochester.edu
E. Nordeen, x5-8453, Meliora 105, ernie@bcs.rochester.edu
K. Nordeen, x5-8452, Meliora 117, knordeen@bcs.rochester.edu

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Transfer Credit (including study abroad):  T. Marple x3-4754, Goergen 206, taimi.marple@rochester.edu
Major: S. McAleavey, x5-7768, stephenm@bme.rochester.edu
Minor: same

BRAIN AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): Appropriate faculty member (through Undergraduate Program Coordinator, M. Adelman, x5-0541, Meliora 272, ugcoord@bcs.rochester.edu)
Major: (See M. Adelman first, as noted above)
K. Nordeen, x5-8452, Meliora 117, knordeen@bcs.rochester.edu
Minor: (See M. Adelman first, as noted above)

BUSINESS

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): through H. Brower, x6-5305, Dewey 4-209B, hillary.brower@rochester.edu
Major: H. Brower (as above)
Minor: H. Brower (as above)

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): E. Chimowitz, x5-8497, Gavett 203, chim@che.rochester.edu
Major: A. Shestopalov, x6-5434, Gavett 248, shestopo@che.rochester.edu
E. Chimowitz (as above)
Minor:
CE: E. Chimowitz (as above)
EV: E. Chimowitz (as above)

CHEMISTRY

Transfer Credit: J. Goodman, x5-4891, Hutchison 460, goodman@chem.rochester.edu
D. Contestabile, x6-3663, Hutchison 404E, ugradadm@chem.rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit:
D. Contestabile, (as above)
Major:
D. Contestabile, (as above)
J. Goodman, (as above)      
R. Boeckman, x5-4229, Hutchison 451, rkb@rkbmac.chem.rochester.edu
A. Frontier, x5-2568, Hutchison 414, frontier@chem.rochester.edu  
B. Hafensteiner, X5-1936, Hutchison 124, benjamin.hafensteiner@rochester.edu
T. Krugh, x5-4224, Hutchison 459, krugh@chem.rochester.edu  
U. Schröder, x5-8263, Hutchison 466, schroeder@chem.rochester.edu
Minor:
Same as Major.

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Transfer Credit: T. Pawlicki, x5-4198, CSB 722, pawlicki@cs.rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit: T. Pawlicki, x5-4198, CSB 722, pawlicki@cs.rochester.edu
Major:
same
Minor: same

DANCE

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): M. Pfohl Smith, x3-5996, Spurrier 207, m.p.smith@rochester.edu
Minor: same

DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIES

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): through H. Brower, x6-5305, Dewey 4-209B, hillary.brower@rochester.edu
Major
: H. Brower (as above)
Minor:
H. Brower (as above)

EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Transfer Credit:
GEO: J. Tarduno, x5-5713, Hutchison 227, john.tarduno@rochester.edu
EVS, ESP: K. Berger, x5-5713, Hutchison 202, Karen.berger@rochester.edu
GEM: C. Ebinger, x6-3364, Hutchinson 206A and Hopeman 406, cebinger@ur.rochester.edu

Major:
GEO: J. Tarduno, x5-5713, Huchison 227, john.tarduno@rochester.edu
G. Mitra, 5-5713,Hutchison 208A, gautam.mitra@rochester.edu
C. Garzione, x5-5713, Hutchison 227, carmala.garzione@rochester.edu
D. Trail, x5-5713, Hutchison 210, dustin.trail@rochester.edu

EVS, ESP: K. Berger, x5-5713, Hutchison 202, karen.berger@rochester.edu
J. Kessler, x34572, Hutchison 210, john.kessler@rochester.edu
R. Poreda, x5-0051, Hutchison 224, rporeda@ur.rochester.edu
C. Garzione, x5-5713, Hutchison 227, carmala.garzione@rochester.edu
GEM: C. Ebinger, x6-3364, Hutchinson 206A, cebinger@ur.rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit:
GEO: J. Tarduno, x5-5713, Hutchison 227, john.tarduno@rochester.edu
EVS/ESP: K. Berger, x5-5713, Hutchison 202, karen.berger@rochester.edu
J. Kessler, x34572, Hutchison 210, john.kessler@rochester.edu
GEM: C. Ebinger, x6-3364, Hutchinson 206A, cebinger@ur.rochester.edu

EAST ASIAN STUDIES

Transfer Credit: D. Ho, x5-7869, Rush Rhees 459, dho2@mail.rochester.edu
J. Osburg, x3-3329, Lattimore 434, john.osburg@rochester.edu
W. Schaefer, x5-4251, Lattimore 407, William.schaefer@rochester.edu
E. Zhang, x5-9358, Rush Rhees 418, ezhang3@mail.rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit:
J. Osburg, (as above)
Major:
same
Minor: same

ECONOMICS

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): M. Wolkoff, x5-5279, Harkness 238B, wolk@mail.rochester.edu
S. Engerman, x5-3165, Harkness 203, enge@troi.cc.rochester.edu
M. Rizzo, x5-5273, Harkness 234, mrizzo@mail.rochester.edu
Major: same
Minor: same

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): Through B. Dick, 5-5719, Hopeman 205, barbara.dick@rochester.edu
Major: Student’s advisor, UG Chair
G. Sharma, x5-7313, Hopeman 417, gaurav.sharma@rochester.edu
Minor: G. Sharma (as above)

ENGINEERING SCIENCE

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): L. Norwood, x5-4155, Lattimore 301, lisa.norwood@rochester.edu
Major: same

ENGLISH

Majors and Minors:
• For track in Language, Media, Communications and Journalism minor: Bette London x5-4092, 303 Morey, bette.london@rochester.edu
• For track in Creative Writing and Creative Writing minor: Stephen Schottenfeld x5-6477, 414 Morey, s.schottenfeld@rochester.edu
• For track in Literature and Literature minor: Jeff Tucker x5-2064, 418 Morey, jeffrey.tucker@rochester.edu
• For track in Theater and Theater minor: Stephen Schottenfeld x5-6477, 414 Morey, s.schottenfeld@rochester.edu
Transfer Credit:
• For Primary Writing Requirement: Petition online at http://writing.rochester.edu/ The Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program. Located in Rush Rhees G 121, x3-3584
• Students who are seeking transfer credit for all other courses, including study abroad, should consult with the advisor (see list above) for their current/planned major track or minor.
• Students who are seeking transfer credit for college credit and not planning to major/minor should contact the advisor (see list above) associated with the kind of course -- creative writing, literature, theater, or language/media/communications.
All other questions:
• Renée Heininger, x5-9255, Morey 426, renee.heininger@rochester.edu
Please note
• Renée Heininger is an additional signature for all purposes but only after students have consulted with one of the faculty advisors and approval has been sent to Renée by the faculty member.

FILM AND MEDIA STUDIES PROGRAM

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): J. Middleton, x5-9372, Morey 511, jason.middleton@rochester.edu
J. Carello, x5-5757, Morey 510, juliet.carello@rochester.edu
A. Lomibao, x5-5757, Morey 510, alomibao@z.rochester.edu
Major: J. Middleton, (as above)
A. Lomibao, x5-5757, Morey 510, alomibao@z.rochester.edu
Minor: J. Middleton, (as above)
A. Lomibao, x5-5757, Morey 510, alomibao@z.rochester.edu

HISTORY

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): M. Jarvis, x5-4558, Rush Rhees 455, michael.jarvis@rochester.edu
Major: same
Minor: same
Students may see any Adviser On Call for initial advice.

INTERDEPARTMENTAL STUDIES

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): Through CSAIP (Center for Study Abroad and Interdept. Prog.), Dewey 2-161, x5-7532, e-mail: abroad@admin.rochester.edu
Major: same
Minor: same

JEWISH STUDIES

Minor: A. Hughes, x5-9359, Rush Rhees 417, aaron.hughes@rochester.edu
A. Merideth, x5-9367, Rush Rhees 434, anne.merideth@rochester.edu
N. Rubel, x5-7215, Rush Rhees 425, nrubel@mail.rochester.edu
E. Wierenga, x5-9370, Rush Rhees 430, edward.wierenga@rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit: A. Merideth, (as above)

LEGAL STUDIES

Minor (including study abroad): Minor: (including study abroad)
R. Curren, x5-8112, Lattimore 527, randall.curren@rochester.edu
K. Doughty, x5-5155, Lattimore 421, kristin.doughty@rochester.edu
J. Dubler, x5-4756, Rush Rhees 428A, joshua.dubler@rochester.edu
M. Shaw, x5-5800, MRBX G11110A (medical school), margie.shaw@rochester.edu

LINGUISTICS

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): S. Armoskaite, x3-5218, Lattimore 510, solveiga.armoskaite@rochester.edu
Major: Same
Minor: Same

MATHEMATICS

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): See a member of the Undergraduate Committee
(http://www.math.rochester.edu/undergraduate/current_students/advisers.html)
Major: Any faculty member
Minor: same

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): J. Lambropoulos, x5-4071, Hopeman 236, jcl@me.rochester.edu
Major: Student’s adviser
Minor: J. Lambropoulos (as above)
MT (Material Science): J. Lambropoulos (as above)

MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN STUDIES

Minor (including study abroad credit): D. Stocchi-Perucchio, x5-5723, Lattimore 405, donatella.stocchi-perucchio@rochester.edu
E. Homerin, x5-4760, RRL 424, emilhomerin@rochester.edu
R. Kaeuper, x5-7878, RRL 441, richard.kaeuper@rochester.edu
R. Prendergast, x5-4113, Lattimore 430, pdst@mail.rochester.edu
S. Higley, x5-9261, Morey 411, sarah.higley@rochester.edu

MODERN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): For first two years of language: see appropriate section (see below)
Transfer Credit (including study abroad): Any faculty member (Major and/or Minor)
Major or Minor Contact Persons:
CLT: S. Gustafson, x5-4253, Lattimore 408A, susangustafson@rochester.edu

FR: C. Kemedjio, x5-3946, Morey 302, ciko@mail.rochester.edu,
R. Doran, x5-7894, Lattimore 414, Robert.doran@rochester.edu

GER: S. Gustafson, x5-4253, Lattimore 408A, susangustafson@rochester.eduJ. Creech, x5-4273, Lattimore 428, jennifercreech@fastmail.fm
J. Hwang, x5-4252, Lattimore 429, june.hwang@rochester.edu

JPN: J. Bernardi, x5-4268, Lattimore 409, jobi@mail.rochester.edu

       D. Pollack, x5-0424, Lattimore 412, pollack@mail.rochester.edu

RUS: J. Givens, x5-4272, Lattimore 423, givn@mail.rochester.edu

SP: B. Jorgensen: SP UG Advisor, Study Abroad & Transfer Credit (A - M), x5-4265, Lattimore 422, beth.jorgensen@rochester.edu
R. Prendergast: SP UG Advisor, Study Abroad & Transfer Credit (N - Z), x5-4113, Lattimore 430, ryan.prendergast@rochester.edu
R. Rodriguez-Hernandez: (program Head/Language Placement), x5-4257, Lattimore 420, raul.rodriguez-hernandez@rochester.edu
C. Schaefer: (Clusters/Take-5’s), 5-5569, Lattimore 418, claudia.schaefer@rochester.edu
Other Minors:
CHI: W. Schaefer, x5-2235, Lattimore 407, william.schaefer@rochester.edu

IT: D. Stocchi-Perucchio, x5-5723, Lattimore 405, donatella.stocchi-perucchio@rochester.edu

LA: B. Jorgensen (as above)

MUSIC

Transfer credit (including study abroad): J. Covach, x5-4137, Dewey 1-306, jcovach@mail.rochester.edu
Major:
J. Covach (as above)
Minor:
J. Covach (as above)
K. Kowalke, x5-8340, Dewey 1-312, kkwk@mail.rochester.edu
M. BaileyShea, x5-9398, Dewey 1-310, shea@mail.rochester.edu
H. Meconi, x5-9399, Dewey 1-320, honey.meconi@rochester.edu

MUSIC and SOUND

Please see M. Adelman, x5-0541, Meliora 272, ugcoord@bcs.rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit: M. Adelman, (as above)
Transfer Credit:
B. Marvin, x4-2076, ESM 109, or x5-1812, Meliora 322, bmarvin@esm.rochester.edu
Minor: same

OPTICS

Transfer Credit: G. Agrawal, x5-4846, Goergen 515, gpa@optics.rochester.edu
J. Bentley, x3-1687, Goergen 507, Bentley@optics.rochester.edu
A. Berger, x3-4734, Goergen 405, ajberger@optics.rochester.edu
T. Brown, x5-7816, Goergen 516, thomas.brown@rochester.edu
J. Zavislan, x5-9819, Goergen 416, zavislan@optics.rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit: A. Berger, (as above)
Major:
same
Minor: same

PHILOSOPHY

Transfer Credit: W. FitzPatrick, x5-8107, Lattimore 525. William.fitzpatrick@rochester.edu
R. Curren, x5-8112, Lattimore 532, randall.curren@rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit: W. FitzPatrick, (as above)
Major: same
Minor: same

PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): see J. Fogg first in B&L 211, x5-6679
Physics (PHY): F. Wolfs, 643-5496, B&L 203A, wolfs@pas.rochester.edu
Astronomy (PAS): E. Mamajek, x275-5389, B&L 420, eric.mamajek@rochester.edu
Major: same
Minor: same

POLITICAL SCIENCE (includes International Relations)

Transfer Credit:
G. Gamm, x5-8573, Harkness 319, Gerald.gamm@rochester.edu
R. Harding, x5-4735, Harkness 323, robin.harding@rochester.edu
J. Johnson, x5-0622, Harkness 312, jd.johnson@rochester.edu
T. Kalandrakis, x3-4902, Harkness 109C, kalandrakis@rochester.edu
A. Lee, x5-5421, Harkness 327, alexander.mark.lee@rochester.edu
R. Niemi, x5-5364, Harkness 321, niemi@rochester.edu
B. Powell, x5-0621, Harkness 313, gb.powell@rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit: R. Niemi, x5-5364, Harkness 321, niemi@rochester.edu
Major:
same
Minor: same
Local Internships: B. Meguid, x5-2338, Harkness 306, bonnie.meguid@rochester.edu
Washington Seminar: R. Niemi, x5-5364, Harkness 321, niemi@rochester.edu

PSYCHOLOGY

Transfer Credit:
M.J. Estrada, x6-5274, Meliora 456, mestrada@psych.rochester.edu
C. Niemiec, x5-0106, Meliora 436, christopher.niemiec@rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit: C. Niemiec, (as above)
Major:
C. Niemec (same as above)
Minor: C. Niemec (same as above)

PUBLIC HEALTH-RELATED PROGRAMS

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): S. Armoskaite, x3-5218, Lattimore 510, solveiga.armoskaite@rochester.edu
Major: Same
Minor: Same

RELIGION AND CLASSICS

Transfer Credit: N. Gresens, x5-5112, RRL 435, nicholas.gresens@rochester.edu
E. Homerin, x5-4760, RRLibrary 424, emilhomerin@rochester.edu
A. Merideth, x5-9367, RRL 434, anne.merideth@rochester.edu
E. Wierenga, x5-9370, RRLibrary 430, edward.wierenga@rochester.edu
Study Abroad transfer credit: A. Merideth, (as above)
Major:
Any full-time faculty member
Minor: Any full-time faculty member

RUSSIAN STUDIES

Major (including study abroad credit): K. Parthé, x5-4176, Lattimore 424, kathleen.parthe@rochester.edu
Minor: same

STATISTICS

Transfer Credit (including study abroad): S. Rao, x5-4178, Hylan 703, raos@math.rochester.edu
Major: same
Minor: same

SUSTAINABILITY

Minor: K. Berger, x5-5713, x5-7611, Hutchison 202, karen.berger@rochester.edu
Study Abroad credit: Same

VISUAL SCIENCE

Minor (including study abroad): D. Tadin, x5-8682, Meliora 317, duje.tadin@cvs.rochester.edu
T. Pasternak, x5-8668, Rm 5-6409 S-Wing, Med. Ctr, tania@cvs.rochester.edu
D. Knill, x5-4597, Meliora 232, knill@cvs.rochester.edu

WOMEN’S STUDIES

All students MUST contact SBAI Program Assistant, Lattimore 538, x5-8318, sbai@rochester.edu to be connected with an advisor.
Transfer Credit (including study abroad): J. Creech, x5-4251, Lattimore 428, Jennifer.creech@rochester.edu
K. Mannheimer, x5-9257, Katherine.mannheimer@rochester.edu
Terry Platt 5-8244, Dewey 1-154, terry.platt@rochester.edu
N. Rubel x5-8318, Lattimore 538, nora.rubel@rochester.edu
Major: same
Minor: same

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