Dr. Elise Cappella

Associate Professor of Applied Psychology


Administrative Staff

Alison Garforth
Assistant Director

Phone: 212 998 5876

  • Sponsor reporting and compliance
  • Award finances, allowable costs, and budgeting
  • Human resources, personnel, and payroll
  • University policies and procedures

Chris Barker
Assistant Director, Program Development

Phone: 212 998 5540

  • Grant proposal and budget development
  • Research program development
  • Faculty engagement and collaboration
  • IHDSC initiatives (i.e. seed awards, working groups, cultivation)

Alex Clothier
Manager, Communications & IES-PIRT Program

Phone: 212 992 6103

  • IHDSC's Dissemination Initiative
  • On the Ground
  • Post-award administration

David Meehan
Operations Coordinator

Phone: 212 992 7384

  • Reserving a room or space reservation policies
  • Project procurement
  • Honorarium payments
  • Payroll

Roslyn Sandy
Grants Manager

Phone: 212 992 6108

  • Grant proposal preparation
  • Non-funded agreements (i.e. MOUs, DUAs, NDAs)
  • Award setup and risk accounts
  • Funding opportunities research

Dori SchaffieldDori Schaffield
Communications and Operations Administrator

Phone: 212 992 7695

  • IHDSC communications (i.e. website, Twitter, mailing list)
  • News and announcements
  • IHDSC-sponsored events
  • Travel requests and reimbursements

Advisory Board

Dr. Lawrence Aber (chair)
Willner Family Professor of Psychology and Public Policy and University Professor, Steinhardt

Dr. Ingrid Gould Ellen
Paulette Goddard Professor of Urban Policy and Planning, Director for Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, Wagner

Dr. Pamela Morris (ex officio)
Vice Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs, Professor of Applied Psychology, Steinhardt

Dr. C. Cybele Raver (ex officio)
Deputy Provost

Dr. Patrick Sharkey
Professor and Chair of Sociology, Faculty of Arts and Science