If reaching out with general questions, please email maprogram@stat.columbia.edu If reaching out with general admissions questions, please email gsas-admissions@columbia.edu

Dr. Alysa Turkowitz

Dr. Alysa Turkowitz

Dr. Alysa Turkowitz

Executive Director
MA Programs
(Office hours available each semester)
Email: aat2009@columbia.edu

 

Dr. Turkowitz is responsible for oversight of key aspects of the MA Programs including the launch of the new hybrid online/on campus program, student affairs, career services, as well as overall communication management.  She provides guidance to faculty on student related matters, as well as support to MA students throughout every aspect of their program experience. 

Demissie Alemayehu

Prof. Demissie Alemayehu

Professor Demissie Alemayehu

Adjunct Professor and Director
MA Programs
Room: 929
School of Social Work Building

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Dr. Anusha Shrivastava

Dr. Anusha Shrivastava

Career Management Officer
MA Programs
(Contact for all career-related and alumni questions)
Email: as1698@columbia.edu
6th Floor, Watson Hall

 

Dr. Shrivastava helps train students for their careers. She edits resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles and organizes mock interview sessions and alumni panels. She conducts workshops on resume and cover letter-writing and helps students learn about networking. She connects with employers and alums to find and advertise jobs to students and graduates. 

Jill Forger

Jill Forger

MA Program Coordinator
(Drop-ins welcome)
E-mail: jf2306@columbia.edu
6th Floor, Watson Hall

 

Jill is the primary point of contact for prospective and current students. She facilitates communication within the MA Program  with weekly newsletters and social media, and helps guide registration procedures, participates in event planning, and offers support for the admissions committee and the Faculty Advisers.