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Phone Directory for NIJ Staff

NameTitlePhone
Office of the Director
Nancy Rodriguez NIJ Director202-307-2942
Howard SpivakPrincipal Deputy Director202-616-1702
Jennifer Scherer Deputy Director202-305-7256
Thomas FeuchtExecutive Senior Science Advisor202-307-2949
Nancy MerrittSenior Policy Advisor202-305-8748
Maureen McGoughPolicy Advisor202-305-4539
Cheryl Crawford WatsonHuman Subjects Protection Officer202-514-6210
Rhea WalkerSpecial Assistant202-616-3484
Lauren R. McGheeGraduate Research AssistantN/A
​Office of Communications
Jennifer Scherer Office Director (Acting)202-305-7256
Lee MockensturmWriter/Editor202-305-4220
Doris WellsWriter/Editor202-305-9080
Katie GreshmanContractor202-514-9395
Sarah BersonWriter/Editor (Contractor)202-305-1217
Tammy HoltCrimeSolutions.gov (Contractor)202-514-9702
Ted RobinsonEditorial Assistant (Contra​ctor)202-616-1739
​Kurt LindbloomContractor​N/A​
James Dawson Contractor202-532-0028
Office of Grants Management (OGM)
Renee CooperOffice Director202-305-9685
Michael DillonAssociate Office Director202-514-5528
​Brittany FitzhughAdministrative Assistant (Contractor)​202-514-7735​
Cathy GirouardSenior Grant Manager202-353-9244
Laurie BrightSenior Grant Manager202-616-3624
Christine TorresGrant Manager202-305-1978
Alissa GenoveseGrant Manager202-514-9554
Patricia KashtanGrant Manager202-353-1856
Nancy MooreGrant Manager202-514-6157
Monte Evans IIGrant Manager202-307-5822
Donna DavisGrant Manager202-514-9331
Natasha KenonGrant Manager202-514-8036
Jessica HighlandGrant Manager202-514-7881
Scott PrivetteGrant Manager202-305-9096
Sherry CochranGrant Manager202-307-1485
Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences (OIFS)
Gerald LaPorteSupervisory Physical Scientist/Office Director202-305-1106
Heather WaltkeSupervisory Physical Scientist/Associate Office Director/Research and Technology Support Division Director202-616-3917
Ingrid HartwellAdministrative Assistant (Contractor)202-616-3843
Danielle McLeod-HenningPhysical Scientist/R&D202-353-3812
Gregory DuttonPhysical Scientist/R&D/Postconviction202-532-0118
Charles HeurichPhysical Scientist/Cold Case/Missing Persons/NamUs202-616-9264
Alan SpanbauerPhysical Scientist/Paul Coverdell Program/DNA Backlog202-305-2436
Minh NguyenPhysical Scientist/DNA R&D/DNA Backlog202-305-2664
​Luther SchaefferPhysical Scientist​
Frances ScottPhysical Scientist/R&D/Paul Coverdell Program202-305-9950
Jonathan McGrathPolicy Analyst202-514-6277
William LeisersonNIJ FellowN/A
​Iris WagstaffNIJ Fellow​N/A​
Danielle WeissContractorN/A
Chad ErnstContractorN/A
Dawn SchwartingContractorN/A
Ruby ChaseContractor703-375-9835
Vanessa CastellanosContractorN/A
Lisa BacheContractorN/A
Anastasia DuPontContractorN/A
​Lindsay DePalmaContractor​N/A​
​Kristin PilgrimContractor​N/A​
Hannah BarcusContractorN/A
Office of Operations
Portia GrahamOffice Director202-307-2964
Barry BratburdAssociate Office Director202-616-5314
Sherran ThomasProgram Operations Specialist/Contracts/Outgoing Reimbursable Agreements202-616-4577
Charlene HunterProgram Analyst/M&A Budget/Audit Liaison202-307-3060
Jami FreitagProgram Analyst/Program Budget/Incoming Reimbursable Agreements202-307-1164
Anna AndersonProgram Operations Specialist/Records Management202-514-8738
LaKisha HonoreAdministrative Officer202-514-0724
Margaret BattleGrants Management Specialist/Purchase Card Holder202-616-1847
Michelle ArbeitGrant Forecasting/Solicitation Management202-514-4599
Perminder KaurCompliance/Risk Management Specialist (Contractor)​202-616-5269
Kandace MorrisReceptionist/Special Projects (Contractor)202-353-0749
​Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE)
Seri IrazolaSupervisory Social Science Analyst/Office Director202-616-0685
Marilyn MosesSocial Science Analyst/Special Projects202-514-6205
Amy GriffinNIJ Fellow202-598-0548
Matthew JohnsonNIJ Fellow202-353-5567
Marina MendozaNIJ Fellow202-598-5694
Andre RosayExecutive Research FellowN/A
Jennifer HolmesGraduate​ Research Assistant​N/A
Lisa FedinaGraduate Research AssistantN/A
Steven HafnerGraduate Research AssistantN/A
Meghan DoughtyGraduate Research AssistantN/A
Jenny AfkinichGraduate Research AssistantN/A
Justin P. BernsteinGraduate Research AssistantN/A
Caroline Harmon-DarrowGraduate Research AssistantN/A
Jacqueline G. LeeGraduate Research AssistantN/A
Kenneth S. LeonGraduate Research AssistantN/A
​​Lizabeth RemreyGraduate Research AssistantN/A
Tiffany HardingContractor202-616-1719
ORE Crime, Violence and Victimization Division
John PicarelliSupervisory Social Science Analyst/Division Director202-307-3213
Christine CrosslandSenior Social Science Analyst/Violence Against Indian Women202-616-5166
Carrie MulfordSocial Science Analyst/Elder Mistreatment/Teen Dating Violence/Juvenile Justice/Offender Decision-Making202-307-2959
Dara Blachman-DemnerSocial Science Analyst/Teen Dating Violence/Children Exposed to Violence/Victimization/Translational Criminology202-514-9528
​Amy LeflerSocial Science Analyst202-307-0724​
Bethany BackesSocial Science Analyst/Violence against Women/Intimate Partner and Domestic Violence/Sexual Violence/Stalking/Victimization/Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships202-305-4419
ORE Justice Systems Research Division
Angela MooreSupervisory Social Science Analyst/Division Director202-307-0145
Linda TruittSenior Social Science Analyst/Pretrial/Federal Sentencing/ Prosecution and Defense/Drugs & Crime/Courts202-353-9081
Katharine BrowningSenior Social Science Analyst/Forensic Social Science Policy202-616-4786
Marie GarciaSocial Science Analyst/Institutional & Community Corrections/ Offender Reentry/Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences202-514-7128
Brett ChapmanSocial Science Analyst/Policing202-514-2187
Eric MartinSocial Science Analyst/Offender Supervision/Drugs & Crime/ Courts/Policing202-514-9588
ORE Crime and Crime Prevention Division
Phelan WyrickSupervisory Social Science Analyst/Division Director202-353-9254
Nadine FrederiqueSenior Social Science Analyst202-514-8777
Barbara CombsSocial Science Analyst202-353-0662
Aisha QureshiSocial Science Analyst202 -616-5233
Mary Poulin CarltonSocial Science Analyst/Detailee202-616-7684
Office of Science and Technology (OST)
Chris TillerySupervisory Operations, Research Analyst/Office Director202-305-9829
Alisa MatlinGraduate Research AssistantN/A​
Deitra SchneebergAdministrative Assistant (Contractor)202-616-4397
OST Research Division
William FordSupervisory Physical Scientist/Division Director202-353-9768
Joel HuntComputer Scientist/Mapping and Analysis for Public Safety202-616-8111
Steve SchuetzPhysical Scientist/Information Technologies202-514-7663
Brian MontgomeryGeneral Engineer/Officer Safety202-353-9786
Martin NovakComputer Scientist/Digital Forensics202-616-0630
Jack HarnePhysical Scientist/Offender Supervision202-616-2911
Christopher RiganoComputer Scientist/Surveillance202-307-5406
Cara AltimusNIJ FellowN/A
OST Policy and Standards Division
Mark GreeneSupervisory Program Manager/Division Director202-307-3384
Debra StoePhysical Scientist/Standards Policy202-616-7036
Joseph HeapsPhysical Scientist/Radio Frequency Spectrum Policy202-305-1554
Michael O'SheaProgram Manager/Compliance Testing Program202-305-7954
Date Modified: September 2, 2016