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Administrative Faculty and Staff

Administrative faculty

Chair

Laura Beth Nielsen, (847) 491-3718
l-nielsen@law.northwestern.edu

Associate Chair

Lincoln Quillian, (847) 491-7488

soc.ac@northwestern.edu

 

Director of Graduate Studies

Héctor Carrillo, (847) 467-0516
hector@northwestern.edu

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Karrie Ann Snyder, (847) 467-0517
karrie-snyder@northwestern.edu

Staff

Business Administrator

Ryan Sawicki, (847) 467-1328
ryan.sawicki@northwestern.edu

Manages staff and maintains records, supervises budgets, assigns space and offices, compiles departmental information, and acts as the Operations/Building Manager.

Financial Assistant

Brian Rochon, (847) 491-3244
brian.rochon@northwestern.edu

Processes financial transactions, payments to vendors, visitors, and speakers, and produces monthly reports, assists with financial policy questions and processes exception requests. 

Undergraduate Program Assistant 

Katie Shirilla, (847) 491-5417

katie.shirilla@northwestern.edu

Department receptionist, supervises undergraduate registration, processes incoming/outgoing mail, maintains class schedules, coordinates the department's weekly Colloquium Series, faculty searches, and updates the web page.

Graduate Program Coordinator

Tom Winters,  (847) 491-2698
thomas.winters@northwestern.edu

Compiles and maintains graduate student program applications and the academic records of those admitted.  Assists new cohorts, supervises graduate student registration, manages graduate student funding.

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