Dean's Office Staff


Christopher Stubbs

Dean of Science

Christopher Stubbs joined Harvard in 2003 as a Professor of Physics and of Astronomy. His research interests lie at the intersection of cosmology, particle physics, and gravitation. Stubbs received an International Baccalaureate diploma from the Tehran International School in 1975, a BSc in physics from the University of Virginia in 1981, and a PhD in physics from the University of Washington in 1988. ... Read more about Christopher Stubbs

Northwest Suite 415.20
p: (617) 496-0289
Russ                Porter

Russ Porter

Administrative Dean for Science

Russ Porter, Administrative Dean of Science, leads and oversees all administrative aspects of the Division and provides guidance and support to all departments, centers, and units within the Division. He plays a critical role in academic planning, finance, sponsored research, facilities, personnel, and IT, and in the development of procedures and systems that enable inter-departmental, divisional, and school collaborations.... Read more about Russ Porter

Northwest Suite 415.40
p: (617) 495-0904
Zoë               Fonseca-Kelly

Zoë Fonseca-Kelly

Assistant Dean for Science

Zoë Fonseca-Kelly, Assistant Dean for Science, advises department chairs and administrators on faculty appointment procedures and policies. Zoë oversees and tracks faculty-related procedures in the Division, notably faculty searches, faculty reviews and promotions, faculty requests, non-ladder and research appointments, faculty leaves of absence, and visiting faculty appointments.

Northwest Suite 415.30
p: (617) 495-5083
Susan            Gomes

Susan Gomes

Director of Research Development and Strategy

Susan Gomes, Director of Research Development and Strategy, serves as the primary contact for questions regarding grant opportunities for faculty to find funding sources and develop successful grant applications.... Read more about Susan Gomes

Northwest Building 415.10
p: (617) 496-9448
Logan          McCarty

Logan McCarty

Director of Science Education

Logan McCarty, Director of Physical Sciences Education, teaches in the undergraduate curriculum in both Physics and Chemistry and Chemical Biology, and oversees efforts to improve undergraduate teaching and learning across the physical sciences. Logan works closely with the Directors of Undergraduate Studies in each of the physical science departments, and is an excellent resource for students who have questions about courses, concentrations, or general advising across the physical sciences.

Science Center, Room 108
p: (617) 496-9009
Stephen         Kargère

Stephen Kargère

Director of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Stephen Kargère, Director of the FAS Office for Postdoctoral Affairs, oversees the work of the office, which supports over 1,200 postdocs, college fellows, and research associates across the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and all Harvard-affiliated schools, centers, and institutes in Cambridge. The mission of the office is to support postdocs and research associates in their career and professional development goals, to serve as a resource to campus constituents on postdoc life and work, and to build a sense of community among postdocs. ... Read more about Stephen Kargère

16 Divinity Ave., Biolabs 1096
p: (617) 495 2052
Sarah        Elwell

Sarah Elwell

Director of Research Operations for Science and Engineering

Sarah Elwell, Director of Research Operations for Science and Engineering, is responsible for the research operations functions in the FAS Division of Science and the John. A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Science.  Sarah is responsible for the development and management of core resources and infrastructure that support research and teaching in the sciences and engineering and directly oversees the sequencing, flow cytometry, small molecule mass spectrometry, proteomics, confocal imaging, and helium recovery core facilities and works closely with the other divisional cores including Office of Animal Resources and the Center for Nanoscale Systems.  

... Read more about Sarah Elwell

Northwest Building 415.50
p: (617) 496-5649
Sharalee        Field

Sharalee Field

Senior Planner for Science

Sharalee Field, Senior Planner for Science, is responsible for program development and design review for new construction and capital renovation projects, ongoing space planning and management for faculty growth and programmatic renewal across the Division of Science, and long-range facilities planning within the FAS science precincts.

Northwest Suite 415.35
p: (617) 495-8257
Jacob Barandes

Jacob Barandes

Director of Graduate Studies for FAS Science

Jacob Barandes coordinates planning, development, and collaboration among the science departments in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, working directly with Directors of Graduate Studies in the science departments and with the administrative team at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Jacob also teaches and advises graduate students in the Department of Physics in addition to administering the physics PhD program.

Jefferson 349
p: 617 384 8138

Scott Yockel

Director for Research Computing

Scott leads a group of technical engineers and research facilitators that are responsible for maintaining and developing various research computing services in the FAS.  The Research Computing group continues to evolve, expand services and support the research faculty and their collaborators around the world.  These services include maintaining nearly 100,000 cores of high-performance computing, cloud computing, virtual machines, storage, databases, instrumentation core facility workstations and other development platforms as well as directly engaging with researchers through help requests, online chat, office hours, trainings, and in-depth consultations. 

38 Oxford Street, Room 204A
p: (617) 496-7468