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Department Leadership

Department Chair

Michael Tomz

Director of Graduate Studies

Jens Hainmueller
Please contact politicalscience [at] (politicalscience[at]stanford[dot]edu) with all admissions related enquiries.

Ph.D. Placement Director

Jonathan Rodden

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Lauren Davenport

Undergraduate Capstone/Honors Directors

Bruce Cain and Hakeem Jefferson


Department Staff

Administrative Associate and Reception

Derek Wong
E-mail: derekxw [at] (derekxw[at]stanford[dot]edu)
Telephone: (650) 723-1806

Faculty Affairs Coordinator 

Natalie Badalov
E-mail: nbadalov [at] (nbadalov[at]stanford[dot]edu)
Telephone: (650) 723-8042

Student Services Specialist

Margaux Leivenberg
E-mail: margauxl [at] (margauxl[at]stanford[dot]edu)
Telephone: (650) 723-1608

Undergraduate Student Services Officer

Alexandra Davidovich
E-mail: adavido [at] (adavido[at]stanford[dot]edu) 
Telephone: (650) 723-3511

Administrative Associate and Workshop Coordinator

Sharon Lin
E-mail: slin11 [at] (slin11[at]stanford[dot]edu) 
Telephone: (650) 721-6983

Assistant Director of Student Services

Sarah Nelson
E-mail: snelson4 [at] (snelson4[at]stanford[dot]edu)
Telephone: (650) 725-1318

Director of Finance and Operations

Jackie Sargent
E-mail: hijack [at] (hijack[at]stanford[dot]edu)
Telephone: (650) 725-1333



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