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PWR Leadership and Staff Profiles

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PWR Directors

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Adam Banks

Faculty Director, PWR; Professor of Education, GSE

Office: Sweet 314
Office hours: TBD

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Marvin Diogenes

Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education; Program Director, PWR; Director, Writing in the Major (WIM)

Office: Sweet Hall 311
Office hours: By appointment

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Doree Allen

Director, Oral Communications Program, Senior Lecturer

Office: Sweet Hall 312
Office hours: by appointment

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Jonah Willihnganz

Director, Stanford Storytelling Project

Office: Sweet Hall 313
Office hours: by appointment

Associate Directors

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Christine Alfano

Associate Director, PWR; Advanced Lecturer, PWR 

Office: Sweet Hall 310
Office hours: by appointment

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Tesla Schaeffer

Associate Director, Hume; Lecturer, PWR; Hume tutor

Office: Hume
Office hours: tbd


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Lisa Swan

Lecturer, PWR; Hume Tutor; PWR 1 Course Coordinator

Office: Sweet Hall 329
Office hours: Tuesdays 10:00AM-11:30AM (in person); Wednesdays 2:00PM-3:30PM (via Zoom)


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Jennifer Johnson

Lecturer, PWR; Hume tutor; PWR 2 Course Coordinator

Office: Sweet Hall 322
Office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:30AM-12:30PM (in person)

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Chris Kamrath

Advanced Lecturer, PWR; Hume Tutor; Writing in the Major Coordinator; Director, Bing Honors College

Office: Sweet Hall 317
Office hours: Mondays 12:30PM-2:30PM (in person)

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Emily Polk

Advanced Lecturer, PWR; Hume Tutor; Coordinator, Notation in Science Communication

Office: Sweet Hall 331
Office hours: Mondays 8:00AM-11:00AM (in person)

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Jennifer Stonaker

Advanced Lecturer, PWR; Hume Tutor; PWR Pedagogical Technology Coordinator

Office: Sweet Hall 325C
Office hours: Tuesdays 9:00-11:00AM (in person) and by appointment

Administrative Staff

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Michelle Bercow

Associate Director, Finance and Administration, PWR, CTL

Office: Sweet Hall 318D
Office hours: by appointment

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Cristina Huerta

Administrative Coordinator, PWR

Office: Sweet Hall 319C
Office hours: by appointment

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Lisa Ramee

Student Services Officer, PWR

Office: Sweet Hall 317C
Office hours: by appointment