Stanford Media Contacts

Members of the news media can contact the following News Service and university representatives for assistance in finding experts who will comment on news stories:

Administration, Campus News

EJ Miranda, Senior Director of University Media Relations: (650) 724-9161,
Lisa Lapin, Vice President for University Communications: (650) 725-8396,
Brad Hayward, Associate Vice President for Strategic Communications: (650) 724-0199,

Stanford News Service, Academic Expert Media Inquiries

Donna Lovell, Assistant Vice President for News and Content Production: (650) 736-0586,
Stanford News Service Main Line / After Hours: (650) 723-2558

Amy Adams, Director for Science Communication: (650) 497-5908,
Nathan Collins, Associate Director for Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Communications: (650) 725-9364,
Melissa De Witte, Deputy Director for Social Science Communication: (650) 725-9281,
Taylor Kubota, Science PIO: (650) 724-7707,
Alex Shashkevich, Humanities PIO: (650) 497-4419,


Robin Wander, Director of Arts Communication: (650) 724-6184,


Joy Leighton, Director of Public Relations, School of Humanities and Sciences: (650) 721-5711,
Tanu Wakefield, Communications Manager,  Stanford Humanities Center: (650) 724-8114,

Graduate School of Business

Helen Chang, Associate Communications Director: (650) 723-3358,
Heather Hansen, Assistant Communications Director: (650) 723-0887,
Kristin Harlan, Director of Global Media Relations and Communications: (650) 721-4735,

School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences

Barbara Buell, Director of Communications: (650) 723-1771,
Ker Than, Associate Director of Communications: (650) 723-9820,

Graduate School of Education

Brooke Donald, Director of Communications: (650) 721-1402,

School of Engineering

Michael Freedman, Chief Communications Officer: (650) 724-3714,
Tom Abate, Associate Director of Communications: (650) 736-2245,

School of Medicine

Ruthann Richter, Director of Media Relations: (650) 725-8047,
Michelle Brandt, Director of Broadcast and New Media Relations: (650) 723-0272,

Stanford Law School

Katy Gabel, Assistant Director of Digital and Social Media:  (650) 725-7516,

Stanford Online

Judith Romero, Director of Communications & Marketing, Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning and Stanford Online: (650) 725-7289,

Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Chaney Kourouniotis, Assistant Director for Communications: (650) 724-9842,

International Research & Go Global

Brendan Walsh, Director, Office of International Affairs: (650) 725-0076,

Precourt Institute for Energy

Mark Golden, Communications/Writer: (650) 724-1629,

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Christine Harrison, Communications Director: (650) 725-8240,

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Adam Gorlick, Director of Communications: (650) 724-0614,

Hoover Institution

Eryn Witcher, Director of Public Affairs: cell: (202) 302-0494, erynwitcher@stanford.ed

Stanford University Libraries

Gabrielle Karampelas, Director of Communications and Development: (650) 497-4414,

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Andrew Gordon, External Communications Manager: Office (650) 926-2282, Mobile (510) 325-9303,

Clayman Institute for Gender Research

Marcie Bianco, Managing Editor:


Brian Risso, Sports Information Director: (650) 723-4418,

John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities

Nancy Mancini, Communications Director: (650) 724-0713,