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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

Amanda Doran
Assistant Director

Fumiko Futai
Assistant Director

Makiko Wada
Senior Advisor to International Scholars

Brianna Drakos
Advisor to International Scholars

Henry Rotchford
Advisor to International Scholars

Patricia Toledo
Advisor to International Scholars

Portia Brummitt
Administrative Assistant

Benjamin Hull
Administrative Assistant

Bay Heidrich
Information & Data Integrity and Compliance Associate

Lotte Walstra
Part-Time Office Assistant

Last Updated: May 2023

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