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Communications Staff

147 Wallis Hall • University of Rochester • Rochester, NY 14627-0033
(585) 275-4118 • Fax: (585) 275-0359 • offcomm@rochester.edu

Elizabeth Stauderman : Vice President for Communications

Elizabeth Stauderman

Vice President for Communications


Amy Athey McDonald : Associate Vice President for Communications and Strategy

Amy Athey McDonald

Associate Vice President for Communications and Strategy


Scott Hauser : Associate Vice President for Content

Scott Hauser

Associate Vice President for Content


Jenny Leonard : Associate Vice President for Digital Strategy

Jenny Leonard

Associate Vice President for Digital Strategy


Robert Vickers : Associate Vice President for Leadership Communications

Robert Vickers

Associate Vice President for Leadership Communications


Stephen Dow : Assistant Vice President for Creative and Brand Management

Stephen Dow

Assistant Vice President for Creative and Brand Management


Sara Miller : Assistant Vice President for Communications and University Spokesperson

Sara Miller

Assistant Vice President for Communications and University Spokesperson



Administrative Support

Maureen Baisch : Administrator/Office Manager

Maureen Baisch

Administrator/Office Manager


Laura Torchia : Publicity Assistant

Laura Torchia

Publicity Assistant



Creative and Brand Strategy

Graphic design, editorial, photography, and video services. Contact: creativeservices@ur.rochester.edu

Adam Fenster : University Photographer

Adam Fenster

University Photographer


Julia Joshpe : Creative and Design Manager

Julia Joshpe

Creative and Design Manager


Sarah Mossey : Senior Project Manager

Sarah Mossey

Senior Project Manager


Phyllis Mangefrida : Senior Copy Editor

Phyllis Mangefrida

Senior Copy Editor


Michael Osadciw : Creative and Design Manager

Michael Osadciw

Creative and Design Manager


Brandon Vick : Digital Asset Management Specialist

Brandon Vick

Digital Asset Management Specialist



Digital Strategy and Web Services

Digital branding, design, and consultation services; central administration web support. Contact: digitalcomms@rochester.edu

Erin Wendel : Senior Digital Content Strategist

Erin Wendel

Senior Digital Content Strategist


Brian Piper : Director of Content Strategy and Assessment

Brian Piper

Director of Content Strategy and Assessment


Phil Sennett : Director of Digital Services

Phil Sennett

Director of Digital Services

Digital Services


Zack Bassett : Assistant Director of Digital Services

Zack Bassett

Assistant Director of Digital Services

Digital Services


Mikey Vargas-Rodriguez : Designer and Multimedia Producer

Mikey Vargas-Rodriguez

Designer and Multimedia Producer

Digital Services


Alex Morrison : Senior Web Developer

Alex Morrison

Senior Web Developer

Digital Services


Chase Corcoran : Web Developer

Chase Corcoran

Web Developer

Digital Services



Social Media

The University’s flagship social media channels and consultation services


Futurity.org

Rochester-based website featuring research news from top universities around the world. Contact: editor@futurity.org

Camden Flath : Editor

Camden Flath

Editor


Liz Goodfellow : Contributing Editor

Liz Goodfellow

Contributing Editor


Katie George : Assistant Editor, Futurity

Katie George

Assistant Editor, Futurity



University News

Media Relations, leadership communications, Newscenter, @Rochester and electronic newsletters, and Rochester Review.
Contact: offcomm@rochester.edu

Jennifer Roach : Director of Internal Communications

Jennifer Roach

Director of Internal Communications


Sofia Tokar : Deputy Director and Senior Editor, Newscenter

Sofia Tokar

Deputy Director and Senior Editor, Newscenter


Karen McCally : Senior Communications Officer and Editor

Karen McCally

Senior Communications Officer and Editor

Covers: Arts and Humanities, Eastman School of Music, Memorial Art Gallery, Open Letter Press


Jeanette Colby : Communications Officer, Arts and Humanities, and Calendar Editor

Jeanette Colby

Communications Officer, Arts and Humanities, and Calendar Editor

CoversDance; Music; Religion and Classics; Theater; Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program; Hartnett Gallery; AsIs Gallery; Institute of Performing Arts; Institute for Popular Music; International Theatre Program; and University of Rochester Press.


Peter Iglinski : Communications Officer, Social Sciences, and Media Relations Specialist

Peter Iglinski

Communications Officer, Social Sciences, and Media Relations Specialist

Covers: Anthropology; Business; Economics; Interdepartmental Studies; Linguistics; Public Health; Children’s Institute; Frederick Douglass Institute for African & African-American Studies; and the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies.


Sandra Knispel : Communications Officer, Social Sciences

Sandra Knispel

Communications Officer, Social Sciences

Covers: History; Political Science; Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology; Susan B. Anthony Center; Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies; W. Allen Wallis Institute of Political Economy; Mt. Hope Family Center; International Relations; Multidisciplinary Studies Center.


Johanna Lester : Digital Communications Specialist

Johanna Lester

Digital Communications Specialist


Jim Mandelaro : Communications Officer, The College and Student Life

Jim Mandelaro

Communications Officer, The College and Student Life

Covers: Ain Center for Entrepreneurship, Athletics and Recreation, CARE Network, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning; College Center for Advising Services; Fellowships Office; Fraternity and Sorority Affairs; Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence; Gwen M. Greene Career Center and Internship Center; Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity in AS&E; Language Center; Minority and Student Affairs; Naval ROTC; Office of the Dean of Students; Rochester Center for Community Leadership; Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center; Postbaccalaureate Premedcial Program; Residential Life; Summer Sessions and Precollege Programs; Sustainability; Take Five Program; Undergraduate Research; and Wilson/Douglass Commons/Student Activities.


Bob Marcotte : Senior Communications Officer for Science, Engineering and Research

Bob Marcotte

Senior Communications Officer for Science, Engineering and Research

CoversArchaeology, Technology, and Historical Structures; Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Computer Science; Electrical and Computer Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Institute of Optics; Center for Biomedical Ultrasound; Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences; Center for Medical Technology and Innovation; Goergen Institute for Data Science; and URNano.


Matt Cook : Senior Communications Officer for Libraries and Collections

Matt Cook

Senior Communications Officer for Libraries and Collections


Lindsey Valich : Communications Officer, Science and Engineering

Lindsey Valich

Communications Officer, Science and Engineering

Covers: Biology and Biological Sciences; Brain and Cognitive Sciences; Chemistry; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Mathematics and Statistics; Physics and Astronomy; Center for Energy and the Environment; Center for Future Health; Center for Visual Science; Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE).


Dennis O’Donnell : Director of Athletic Communications

Dennis O’Donnell

Director of Athletic Communications


Scott Sabochek : Assistant Director of Athletic Communications

Scott Sabochek

Assistant Director of Athletic Communications