Contact Information

Physical Address: 90 Smith Street, 1st Floor / Boston, MA 02120
Mailing Address: 677 Huntington Avenue / Boston, MA 02115
617-432-1047 / 617-432-4711 (fax)

Meet the OFA Staff

Lindsey Bartlett
Academic Appointments Manager
Duties: Annual appointments; I-9 processes; wasabi processing (annuals); leave of absence requests; offer letters (annuals); appointment letters (annuals); senior searches and reviews for promotion to tenure

Tammy Brown
Faculty Affairs Program Manager
Duties: OFA program and project management, Faculty Council administration, emeritus faculty liaison; senior faculty searches and reviews for promotion to tenure.

Shamika Harris
Assistant Director of Faculty Development
Duties: Oversight for faculty development; onboarding & orientation, faculty mentoring program management and tracking, work/life childcare, assist tenure-track faculty with dossiers and promotion processes, faculty leaves, and Title IX coordinator.

Katie Hayes
Faculty Search and Review Manager
Duties: Senior faculty searches and reviews; Standing Committee on Appointments, Reappointments, and Promotions (SCARP) administration; secondary and adjunct appointments management.

Jennifer Ivers
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Duties: Oversight for OFA team; faculty appointments policy development and implementation; liaison to the Provost’s office and for University-wide faculty initiatives; pre-tenure consultation and faculty advising; grievance processing and Title IX coordinator for academic appointees; guidance for department chairs, committee chairs, and faculty-facing administrative departments.

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Philip Kret
Senior Data Specialist and Research Scientist Coordinator
Duties: Data reporting, Research Scientist Review administration, office/website/database administration, local IT services.

Noah Lindeman
Faculty Affairs Assistant
Duties: Administrative support for OFA, managing logistics for faculty search/review meetings, supporting OFA review committee meetings, organizing faculty development workshops, supporting faculty mentorship program, and updating process guides for website and database maintenance.

Megan Marchese
Faculty Affairs Coordinator
Duties: Tenure-track faculty searches, appointments, and reviews; faculty development workshops, senior searches and reviews for promotion to tenure.

Mollie-Anne Maxfield
Faculty Affairs Program Manager
Duties: Postdoctoral fellows administration and career development; postdoctoral fellows and research associate programming coordination; faculty announcements and appointment letters; senior faculty searches and reviews for promotion to tenure.

Richa Mishra
Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs
Duties: Oversight of the Standing Committee on Appointments, Reappointments and Promotions (SCARP) and the faculty appointment review committee (RevCom); formulation, implementation and review of faculty related policies; policy/procedure related guidance for department chairs, faculty committees, faculty members and department administrators; liaison to the Provost’s Appointment Review Committee (PARC) and the Faculty Development & Diversity (FD&D) Office; oversight of faculty development and mentoring initiatives.

Jacky Morales
Faculty Affairs Coordinator
Duties: Professor of the Practice appointments, employment verifications, administrator and event planning support for the Committee for the Advancement of Women Faculty.


Helen Quach
Executive Assistant to Jennifer Ivers
Duties: Support the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs; managing calendar and day-to-day logistics, coordinating meetings and events, organizing agendas and action items, managing administrative projects, planning and executing travel arrangements.


Isin Ugur-Bastepe
Associate Director of Faculty Affairs and Administration
Duties: Oversight for faculty actions; faculty appointment changes and updates; analysis of database systems and related operations; AP, OFS, payroll, and budget team liaison; financial transactions for faculty and non-faculty appointments; oversight of non-faculty appointments, including postdocs; Wasabi team liaison, Human Resources liaison, OFS budget liaison, OFA ASIP manager.