Dean's Staff

Christopher Celenza, Dean of Georgetown College. 108 White-Gravenor

Faculty Affairs

  • David Edelstein, Vice Dean of Faculty; Associate Professor, Department of Government
  • Deborah Phillips, Vice Dean of Faculty; Professor, Department of Psychology
  • Elena Silva, Vice Dean of Graduate Affairs and Diversity and Inclusion; Professor, Department of Biology

Academic Advising

First-Years and Sophomores: 303 Bunn Intercultural Center, 202-687-6045

  • Marlene Canlas, Associate Dean: First-year and sophomore students Si–Z
  • Thomas Chiarolanzio, Senior Associate Dean: First-year and sophomore students A–Ch
  • Erin Force, Associate Dean: First-year and sophomore students Gn to Ki
  • Hall (Tad) Howard, Associate Dean: First-year and sophomore students Ci–Gl 
  • Javier Jiménez, Assistant Dean: First-year and sophomore students Ng–Sh 
  • Stefan Zimmers, Assistant Dean: First-year and sophomore students Kj–Ne

Juniors and Seniors: 108 White-Gravenor, 202-687-4043

  • Jessica Ciani-Dausch, Assistant Dean
    Advises government (last names A-F), political economy, and mathematics majors
  • Bernard Cook, Associate Dean
    Advises American musical culture, American studies, art, art history, English, history, interdisciplinary studies, medieval studies, and theater and performance studies majors
  • Sue Lorenson, Senior Associate Dean
    Advises foreign language, linguistics, and psychology majors
  • Ed Meyertholen, Assistant Dean and Director of Pre-Health Programs
    Advises science majors (including computer science)
  • Joseph Napolitano, Assistant Dean
    Advises anthropology, government (last names G-Z), philosophy, theology, and women's and gender studies majors (Note: Also advises undeclared students)
  • Keshia Woods, Associate Dean
    Advises African American studies, economics, justice and peace studies, political economy, and sociology majors

Administrative Staff

Budget, Finance, and Operations


Development and Alumni Relations