Staff Directory


Myron Cohen
Waichi Ho
Executive Director
Daniel Rivero
Senior Coordinator

General Administration

Elizabeth Demissie
Director of Finance
Anthony Do
A.A., Visiting Scholars Program Coordinator
Frank Spinelli
Administrative Assistant
Kazue Tomiyama
Financial Assistant
Tina Yin
A.A., Professional Fellows Program Coordinator

Program Officers

Jooyeon Kim
Center For Korean Research Coordinator
Kathleen Kuever
Program Coordinator
Ross Yelsey
Communications Coordinator


Mary The Trieu
Student Affairs Coordinator



Asia for Educators (AFE) Program

Roberta H. Martin
Karen Kane
Associate Director

Mailing Address:
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
Columbia University
9th Floor, International Affairs Building
420 West 118th Street
Mail Code 3333
New York, NY 10027

Office Phone Numbers:
Tel: (212) 854-2592
Fax: (212) 749-1497

For press inquiries, contact Ross Yelsey, Communications Coordinator, at or at 212-854-6396.

For directions to the Institute, please click here.