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Export Controls Contacts

Jessica Buchanan
Associate Director, Export Compliance
P221 Franklin Building
3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104-6205


Export Liaisons Council Members

Annenberg School of Communications
Drew Cahan
Grants Coordinator

Environmental Health and Radiation Safety
Sue Souder
Senior Biosafety Officer

Linguistic Data Consortium
Denise DiPersio
Manager, External Relations

Natalia Bragilevskaya
Business manager

Brian Manthe
Director of Mail

Mary Dobson
Financial Coordinator

School of Nursing
Sherri Kaplan
Grants Manager

Office of Audit, Compliance, and Privacy

Linda Yoder
Institutional Compliance Officer

Office of the General Counsel
Robert Firestone
Associate General Counsel

Office of International Programs

Mark Mills

School of Arts and Sciences
Chuck Bronk
Executive Director, Biology Department

James Tarver
Executive Director Chemistry

School of Dental Medicine
Eric C. Lee
Admin Coordinator, SDM Computing

School of Engineering and Applied Science
Mark West
Manager, Admin and Finance, SEAS

Rick Ferraiolo
Admin and Financial Officer, SEAS

Perelman School of Medicine
Julie Johnston
Director, Gene Therapy Program

Marianne Achenbach
Executive Director, Office of Research Support Services

Michele Arlotta
Manager, Admin and Finance

Steve Mervis
Director, Research, Dept. of Surgery

Dawn MacAdams-Mull
Manager Accounting Operations

Maureen McGinness
Director of Administrative Affairs

Penn Global
Artemis Koch
Executive Director, Global Support Services
Kathryn Homa
Associate Director
Global Support Services

Frank Calabrese
Associate Director, International Student and Scholar Services

Li (Lily) Zhang
Senior Associate Director, International Student and Scholar Services


Penn Resources

Decision Tree
Does your proposed activity require detailed review for compliance with Export Control Law?

Playbook for Global Engagement

University of Pennsylvania Export Compliance Manual

Export Control Quick Guides

Export Control Contacts

Information on H-1b and O-1 Visa Petitions and the I-129 Deemed Export Certification

Exporting Chemical and Biological Materials

Considerations for the Temporary Export of Research Equipment

End Use Certification

Technology Control Plan Template
Plan for the control of export controlled items and information

Cloud Computing and Export Controls

Travel to Cuba

External Resources

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC)

Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

Council on Government Regulations information and analysis on Export Control

American Association of Universities information on Export control

Tips to protect laptops and electronic devices when travelling

Department of Commerce on-line Export Compliance Training

Consolidated Screening List

Article on Export Controls and Biological Research

Deemed Exports and Fundamental Research for Biological Items

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