Administrative Directory

Saybrook University’s administrative team is here to support your education. Whether you need help signing up for a distance learning course or have questions about our continuing education program, we are here to assist you. Browse through our administrative directory below. For more information on how to enroll in a graduate education program at Saybrook, fill out a request form today.

Main Phone Number: 510.593.2900


Nathan Long, Ed.D President 510.593.2910
Carol Humphreys, Ph.D Provost & Vice President of Academics Affairs, Chief Academic Officer (CAO) 510.593.2920
Elizabeth O’Brien, M.A. Vice President for Enrollment Management & Chief Enrollment Officer (CEnO) 510.593.2930
Nami Kim, Ph.D Assistant Provost 510.593.2921
Dan Leahy, M.A. Director of Saybrook Seattle Campus 425.278.9319
Connie Shulman Director of Operations (Human Resources) 425.278.9317
Rachel Napolin, M.A. Director  of Academic Affairs 510.593.2977
Julia Sondej, M.A. Director for Student Success & Chief Student Affairs Officer (CSAO) 425.278.9313
LaTanya Hicks Executive Assistant 510.593.2991
Wendy Overend, Ph.D. Senior Director of Admissions 425.279.9308
Thomas Champion Registrar 510.593.2923
Joseph Strouth Assistant Registrar 510.593.2925
Bob Flax, Ph.D. Co-Director, Office of Research
Kara Vander Linden, Ed.D Co-Director, Office of Research
Heather Miller, Ph.D.  Director of Saybrook IRB
Kristopher Lichtanski, Ph.D. Director of Clinical Training 510.593.2939
Bob Brown  Online Teaching & Learning Support
Alex Saltzberg  IT Manager 510.593.2995
Stanley Krippner, Ph.D.  Chair of Consciousness
Steve Hart  Assistant to Dr. Stanley Krippner 510.593.2978

 College of Social Sciences (CSS)

Kent Becker, Ed.D, L.P.C, L.M.F.T. Dean  College of Social Sciences
Charles Piazza, Ph.D. Program Director Department of Leadership & Management
Jennifer Preston, Ph.D. Program Director Department of Counseling
Theopia Jackson, Ph.D. Program Director Department of Humanistic & Clinical Psychology
Marina Smirnova, Ph.D. Assistant Program Director Department of Humanistic & Clinical Psychology
Joel Federman, Ph.D. Program Director Department of Transformative Social Change

College of Integrative Medicine & Health Sciences (CIMHS)

Donald Moss, Ph.D. Dean, Program Director CIMHS, Department of Mind-Body Medicine 616.842.1277
Jeannemarie Beiseigel, Ph.D. Program Director Department of Integrative & Functional Nutrition 616.842.1277



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Financial Aid 888.253.5100
Student Accounts 888.253.5100