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All of the ISchO staff members can be reached by calling (617) 253-2851 or faxing (617) 253-6624.

Comments and questions can be sent via e-mail to

Caseload in the ISchO is divided according to visa type and MIT department, lab, or center. When calling the ISchO, please specify your MIT department, lab, or center and, if applicable, your visa status.

Penny Rosser

Vivian Ruiz
Assistant Director

Amanda Doran
Advisor to International Scholars

Fumiko Futai
Advisor to International Scholars

Makiko Wada
Advisor to International Scholars

Anna Smith
Advisor to International Scholars

Patricia Toledo
Administrative Assistant

Christina Scialoia
Administrative Assistant

Natalie Wood
Administrative Assistant (Temporary)

Bay Hrach
Information & Data Integrity and Compliance Associate

Polina Vulf
Part-Time Office Assistant

Last Updated: September 2021

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