Meet the Team

Stephan Dieckman
“The design of our MBA curriculum provides great flexibility to exploit Wharton’s unique combination of program scale, faculty breadth, and student diversity, allowing students to craft their own educational pathways.

–Stephan Dieckmann, Deputy Vice Dean for Academic Affairs

Directors and Academic Advisors

Lisa Rudi

Lisa Rudi
Director, Dual Degree Programs

Cluster 1 Academic Advisor

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Contact Information:
lrudi@wharton.upenn.edu
Phone: 215.898.5012

Key Responsibilities:

  • Dual Degree Programs
ChristineSweeney

Christine Sweeney
Associate Director

Cluster 2 Academic Advisor

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Contact Information:
sweeneyc@wharton.upenn.edu
Phone: 215.898.5263

Key Responsibilities:

  • Semester in San Francisco
Natalya Levina

Natalya Levina
Associate Director

Cluster 3 Academic Advisor

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Contact Information:
natalya@wharton.upenn.edu
Phone:

Key Responsibilities:

  • International Exchange
Amy Miller

Amy Miller
Director, Global Immersion Programs

Cluster 4 Academic Advisor

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Contact Information:
amymill@wharton.upenn.edu
Phone:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Global Immersion Programs

Academic Affairs Administrative Team

Cathy Shankman

Cathy Shankman
Assistant Director, Academic Operations

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Contact Information:
cathyls@wharton.upenn.edu
Phone: 215.573.3175

Key Responsibilities:

  • Change of Major
  • Registration Inquiries
  • Waiver Exam Liaison
  • Degree Audit and Clearing
  • Graduation/Diploma Information
JeremieAllard

Jérémie Allard
Assistant Director, Academic Operations

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Contact Information:
jeremie@wharton.upenn.edu
Phone: 215.898.0880

Key Responsibilities:

  • Data Maintenance & Analysis
  • Degree Audit & Clearing

Administrative Support

Cindy Armour

Cindy Armour
Administrative Assistant

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Contact Information:
armour@wharton.upenn.edu
Phone: 215.898.9744

kaciehoagland

Kacie Hoagland
Administrative Assistant

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Contact Information:
kacieh@wharton.upenn.edu
Phone: 215.898.4968

Our Mission

MBA Academic Affairs works in partnership with students, faculty, and staff to create an exceptional educational experience for our students in every aspect of academic affairs between admissions and graduation.

Our goal is to deliver the services needed to succeed in the MBA program by:

  • communicating the program requirements,
  • guiding students along their educational pathways,
  • offering diverse co-curricular opportunities,
  • helping students implement their course selection,
  • and supporting students in all issues pertaining to their academic performance and experience.