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The Office of University Communications, based in Storrs, is the hub for news about research, programs and activities throughout the university system. As liaisons to the media, we bring visibility to the critical work spearheaded by faculty and students in labs, lecture halls, and in communities around the world. Consult the following directory for all media relations questions. And, share your story.

Spokespeople on Institutional Matters

Stephanie Reitz

University Spokesperson and Manager of Media Relations
stephanie.reitz@uconn.edu
860-486-0871

Michael Enright

Deputy Spokesperson, Editorial Associate
mike.enright@uconn.edu
860-486-3607

Lauren Woods

Health Information Officer - UConn Health
lauren.woods@uconn.edu
860-679-2139

Editor

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Editorial Associate
kimberly.debaise@uconn.edu
860-486-2377

HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political science, public policy, communications, philosophy, sociology, history, visual and performing arts

Kim Kieger

Research Writer
kim.krieger@uconn.edu
860-486-0361

SCIENCE AND MEDICINE
Cognitive and linguistic sciences, psychology, neuroscience, molecular cell biology, biomedical engineering, genetics, stem cells, and nursing

Elania Hancock

Research Writer
elaina.hancock@uconn.edu
860-486-5385

PHYSICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
Anthropology, ecology and evolutionary biology, natural resources, geography and marine sciences, astronomy and physics

Jacie Severance

Writer
jaclyn.severance@uconn.edu
860-486-4656

SOCIAL SCIENCES
Social work, economics, entrepreneurship, and campus life

Digital Media

Emily Zangari

Director of Digital Content & Strategy
emily.zangari@uconn.edu
860-486-0878

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Leann Hennessey

Social and Emerging Media Manager
leann.hennessey@uconn.edu
860-486-4064