STAFF & ADMINISTRATION

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Andy Karpf

Research Project Manager

As Project Manager, Andy Karpf provides support for complex projects that involve the design, deployment and maintenance of field instruments as... Read More

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Andy Karpf

Research Project Manager

As Project Manager, Andy Karpf provides support for complex projects that involve the design, deployment and maintenance of field instruments as well as oversees the management of research resources and supplier ... More

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Christine Battaglia

Manager of Mobility

Christine Battaglia is the Manager of Mobility at CUSP. Christine manages all on-boarding, off-boarding and ongoing administrative duties for... Read More

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Christine Battaglia

Manager of Mobility

Christine Battaglia is the Manager of Mobility at CUSP. Christine manages all on-boarding, off-boarding and ongoing administrative duties for visiting scholars and exchange professors, researchers, postdoctoral associates and student workers. She manages the office space, assesses and assigns IT system access, and develops and implements operational policies

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Emily Mansfield

Administrative Aide

As Administrative Aide, Emily Mansfield brings strong skills in client services, budget management and event planning to the oversight of various... Read More

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Emily Mansfield

Administrative Aide

As Administrative Aide, Emily Mansfield brings strong skills in client services, budget management and event planning to the oversight of various day-to-day operational tasks at CUSP ... More

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Foued Aouchette

Computer Lab Manager

Foued Aouchette came to CUSP after working for nearly twenty years in the information technology space for firms ranging from... Read More

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Foued Aouchette

Computer Lab Manager

Foued Aouchette came to CUSP after working for nearly twenty years in the information technology space for firms ranging from start-ups to large corporations like EMC Corporation, NMatrix Inc., UNICEF, Northrop Grumman, and CableVision ... More

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Frank Colaianni

Assistant Director, Finance

Frank Colaianni is the Assistant Director of Finance for CUSP. Prior to joining us he served at Wagner, performing pre-award... Read More

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Frank Colaianni

Assistant Director, Finance

Frank Colaianni is the Assistant Director of Finance for CUSP. Prior to joining us he served at Wagner, performing pre-award grants administration and serving as a member of the Fiscal Operations and ... More

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Kristin Feliz

Assistant Director, Admissions

Kristin is an accomplished higher education professional with extensive background experience in international admissions, enrollment & recruitment strategies, social media... Read More

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Kristin Feliz

Assistant Director, Admissions

Kristin is an accomplished higher education professional with extensive background experience in international admissions, enrollment & recruitment strategies, social media activities, and ... More

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Laura Vert

Senior Grants Specialist

Laura Vert is the Senior Grants Specialist at CUSP. She previously worked as the Development Director of the NYU Furman... Read More

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Laura Vert

Senior Grants Specialist

Laura Vert is the Senior Grants Specialist at CUSP. She previously worked as the Development Director of the NYU Furman Center, an interdisciplinary research center focused on housing and neighborhoods. Prior to that, she was the NYU Furman Center’s Fiscal and Grants Manager.

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Marina Salamon

Marketing & Recruitment Manager

Marina Salamon is CUSP's Marketing and Recruitment Manager. Currently, she designs print and digital media for use in CUSP's internal/external marketing... Read More

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Marina Salamon

Marketing & Recruitment Manager

Marina Salamon is CUSP's Marketing and Recruitment Manager. Currently, she designs print and digital media for use in CUSP's internal/external marketing efforts; leads digital marketing strategies for CUSP’s graduate programs More

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Mindy Flannery

Financial Analyst

Mindy Flannery is a Financial Analyst at NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress. Previously she was an Administrative Aide... Read More

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Mindy Flannery

Financial Analyst

Mindy Flannery is a Financial Analyst at NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress. Previously she was an Administrative Aide to the CUSP team. Prior to CUSP, Mindy worked as the Budget Coordinator ... More

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Sattik Deb

Assistant Director, Academic Services

Sattik Deb serves as the primary advisor for CUSP students. He oversees the student experience including enrollment, academic advising,... Read More

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Sattik Deb

Assistant Director, Academic Services

Sattik Deb serves as the primary advisor for CUSP students. He oversees the student experience including enrollment, academic advising, degree and academic progress tracking, degree certification, student life, and student conduct. Sattik supports students and advocates on their behalf regarding academic or personal challenges, and assists them in navigating

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