Undergraduate Program Staff

Paul Lipton
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Administration
111 Robertson Hall

The Senior Associate Dean for Academic Administration oversees the undergraduate curriculum and its overseas programs, manages the teaching and operations budget, serves as advisor to students, supervises the staff of the program office, and directs the funding of student thesis and field work. Serves on the faculty committee that governs it.

Elizabeth Choe
Director, Undergraduate Program and Career Services
110 Robertson Hall

Elizabeth directs the day-to-day operations of the Undergraduate Program, implements strategic department policies, facilitates special projects and workshops for undergraduate students, and advises undergrads on their degree progress toward graduation. She also provides career advice for juniors interested in pursuing public service internships and assists seniors in securing fellowships and jobs in government and nonprofit organizations.

Joanna Kovac
Academic Coordinator, Undergraduate Program
112 Robertson Hall

Joanna’s responsibilities include the administrative oversight and management of the School's undergraduate courses, the management and distribution of thesis research and internship funding, and oversight of the department budget. She is also responsible for the maintenance of confidential student information, including grades and degree progress.

Georgette Harrison
Administrative Coordinator, Undergraduate Program
113 Robertson Hall

Georgette provides administrative support to the director of the Undergraduate Program. She manages the concentration declaration process, handles general student inquiries and maintains the department website, database, and a number of student list-services. Her other responsibilities include maintaining confidential student records and oversight of the department budget. She also organizes and schedules the departments’ senior comprehensive exams.