Advisory Board

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences' Dean’s Advisory Board provides the opportunity for supportive alumni and friends to utilize their influence and resources to promote the future success of the College. Each of our members welcomes the opportunity to advocate for the College and assist the Dean in securing the funds necessary to enhance undergraduate and graduate programs, faculty and administrative support, and forward-looking research within the departments. The Advisory Board's priority is to advance the College as a whole.

Correspondence to the Dean's Advisory Board should be sent to Jessica Dizek, Associate Director of Development.

Henry Barr ’68 Senior Partner, Barr and Cole, Attorneys at LawNewton, MA
Scott Burke ’84 Senior Partner, Morrison Mahoney LLPBoston, MA
Michelle Cardinal ’89 CEO and Founder, CmediaPortland, OR
Sean Dandley ’85CEO & President, DSCI CorporationWaltham, MA
Kent Elwell ’83VP, Regional Sales Manager, Oppenheimer Funds, Inc.New York, NY
Daniel Feder '84 Senior Investment Manager, Covariance Capital ManagementHouston, TX
Denise A. Gaudet ’77 Deputy General Counsel, Santander Bank, N.ABoston, MA
Benjamin Happ ’98 Director of Capital Services, Credit SuisseBoston, MA
George K. Hertz ’69Former Chief of Staff, Massport98Boston, MA
Lew Hoff ’62President, Bartizan ConnectsNew York, NY
Melissa James ’10 President, Founder & CEO, The Tech ConnectionBoston, MA
Kristen Keel ’88 Former Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis, Harvard Pilgrim Health CarePhiladelphia, PA
Alan LeBovidge ’64 Former Executive Director, Massachusetts Turnpike AuthorityBoston, MA
Christine (Solt) Savage ’92 Partner, Choate, Hall & StewartBoston, MA
Julia Sears '99 Executive Development Manager, Client Facing System, TIAA-CREFNew York, NY
Elizabeth R. Segers ’81 Partner, Empirical Research Partners LLCNew York, NY
Eliza Shirazi ’13 Entrepreneur, Kick It by ElizaBoston, MA
Naomi Seligman ’95 President, Seligman ConsultingLos Angeles, CA
Rachel White ’91 Executive Vice President of Philanthropic and Strategic Partnerships at the GuardianChevy Chase, MD
John A. HirdDean, College of Social and Behavioral SciencesAmherst, MA


Christopher Greer '88Greer Anderson CapitalGreenwich, CT
Danielle Hughes '91 CEO & Founder, Divine Capital MarketsNew York, NY
Lisa Noble ’76 Owner, Farmhouse Foods, Inc.Orinda, CA
The Honorable Christine Roach ’76Associate Justice, Massachusetts Superior CourtBoston, MA