Media Contacts

Office of Media Relations
2121 Eye St., NW
Rice Hall 5th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20052

Phone: 202-994-6460
Fax: 202-994-9025


Media Contacts

Media contacts

This information is provided for members of the media. To contact other members of the GW community, visit the GW directory.

Candace Smith
Assistant Vice President of Media Relations

  • Major Announcements and Initiatives
  • Office of the President
  • Office of the Provost
  • Board of Trustees
  • Office of General Counsel

Maralee Csellar
Director of Media Relations

  • Development and Alumni Relations
  • Finance Division
  • Office of Emergency Management and Safety and Security
  • Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Planning
  • Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
  • Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Office of the Vice President of Human Resources
  • Office of the General Counsel
  • Arts and Culture
    Civil War Project
    GW Museum and The Textile Museum
    Lisner Auditorium
  • The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design

Steven Taubenkibel
Senior Associate Director of Media Relations

  • Emergency Communications
  • University and School Long Lead Planning

Kurtis Hiatt
Associate Director of Media Relations

  • Division of Student Affairs
  • Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service
  • Office of the Vice Provost for Online Education and Academic Innovation
  • Veterans Accelerate Learning Opportunities and Rewards program
  • University Business Operations
  • Division of Operations, Campus Development and Community Relations
  • Division of Information Technology
  • Graduate School of Education and Human Development
  • Sustainability
       Sustainability Initiative
       Office of Sustainability
       Solar Institute
  • Arts and Culture
     Brady Art Gallery
    Gelman Library

Jason Shevrin
Media Relations Specialist

  • Elliott School of International Affairs
  • School of Business
  • Law School
  • Politics
       School of Media and Public Affairs
       Graduate School of Political Management
       Columbian College of Arts and Sciences - political science and history
       Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration
  • Kalb Report
  • Battleground Poll
  • Columbian College of Arts and Sciences - arts and humanities

Emily Grebenstein
Media Relations Specialist

  • Columbian College of Arts and Sciences - social and physical sciences
  • School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Office of the Vice President for Research
       Office of Technology Transfer

       Cybersecurity Initiative
       Global Women's Institute
       Computational Biology Institute
  • Virginia Science and Technology Campus
       School of Nursing
  • GW Homeland Security Policy Institute

Nicole Carlotto
Media Relations Associate

  • College of Professional Studies

Athletics Communications Office
For sports-related media inquiries, please call 202-994-9003 or e-mail