Department Chair & Staff Contacts

Prof. Gang Xiao

Department Chair

401 863 2644  /  Email For general department inquiries and questions.

Idalina Alarcon

Senior Communications Coordinator

401 863 1490  /  Email

For questions regarding communications, social media and event (virtual) promotion.

Elizabeth Barlow
Financial Administrator  

401 863 2649  /  Email

Grants and financials.

Peter Bilderback
Senior Program Coordinator

401 863 2585  /  Email

 

Kathy Brobisky
Executive Assistant to the Chair

401 863 3575  /  Email

For questions regarding Prof. Xiao's schedule, information about post docs and classes.

Barbara Cole
Administrative Coordinator

401 863 6422  /  Email

For questions regarding reimbursements, and pcard purchases.

Gregory Godino
Senior IT Support Consultant

401 863 9204  /  Email

For tech questions and help digital services. 

Robert Horton
Manager, Astronomy Labs/Ladd Observatory

401 863 2769  /  Email

For questions regarding Ladd observatory. 

Dean Hudek
Laboratory Physicist

401 863 2062  /  Email

For questions and help with lab related resources. 

Victoria Kabakian
Center Coordinator

/  Email For questions regarding the BTPC or CFPU Centers. 

Jean Miller
Grants and Operations Specialist

401 863 3832  /  Email

For purchase orders and student payroll questions. 

Mary Ann Rotondo
Administrative/Conference Coordinator

401 863 1473  /  Email

For questions regarding HET seminars and conferences.

Ken Silva
Laboratory Manager

401 863 3061  /  Email

 

Michael Umbricht
Observatory Curator

401 863 1495  /  Email

For questions regarding Ladd observatory. 

Douglas Wilkie
Department Manager

401 863 3574  /  Email

For general department inquiries and questions. 

Mary Ellen Woycik
Student Affairs and Programs Manager

401 863 1434  /  Email

For graduate student related information and questions. 

Wendy Zhu
Administrative Coordinator/Undergraduate Affairs  

401 863 7729  /  Email

For undergraduate student related information and questions.