Staff

All email addresses end in @northwestern.edu. 

General Information
email: block-museum

phone: 847.491.4000
fax: 847.491.2261

The Ellen Philips Katz Director
Lisa Graziose Corrin

phone: 847.491.2562
email: lisa.corrin
fax: 847.467.4609

Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs 
Kathleen Bickford Berzock

phone: 847.467.5047
email:kathleen.berzock

Associate Director of Engagement/
Curator of Public Practice

Susy Bielak

phone: 847.467.5034
email: susy.bielak

Communications Manager
Lindsay Bosch

phone: 847.467.4602
email: lindsay.bosch

Senior Registrar
Kristina Bottomley 

phone: 847.491.5601
email: k-bottomley  

Security Assistant
Aaron Chatman  

phone: 847.491.7536
email: a-chatman  

Curator
Janet Dees

phone: 847.491.8016
email: janet.dees

Communications Coordinator
Katie Flynn


email: katherine.flynn

Manager of Security Services
James D. Foster

phone: 847.491.2422
email: james.foster

Development Assistant
Elena Gryaznova


email: elena.gryaznova

Curator of Academic Programs 
Corinne Granof

phone: 847.491.4980
email: c-granof

Director of Development
Helen Hilken

phone: 847.491.4178
email: h-hilken

Lead Preparator
Mark Leonhart


email: mark.leonhart

Film Program Coordinator
Justin Lintelman

phone: 847.467.6045
email: justin.lintelman

Chief Projectionist
Rebecca Lyon

phone: 847.467.6045
email: lyon.rr [@gmail.com]

Assistant Manager of Nights & Weekends
Allen McClendon


email: allen.mcclendon

Block Museum Graduate Fellow
C.C. McKee


email: cmckee [@u.northwestern.edu]

Curatorial Research Assistant 
Marina Miliou-Theocharaki

phone: 847.467.6310
email: marina.miliou-theocharaki

Registrar Assistant
Emily Moorhead

phone: 847.491.7330
email: emily.moorhead

Engagement Manager

Lauren Cocard Watkins

phone: 847.491.4852
email: lauren.watkins

Pick-Laudati Curator of Media Arts
Michelle Puetz

phone: 847.491.2448
email: michelle.puetz

Assistant to the Director
Jenna Robertson

phone: 847.491.5893
email: jenna.robertson

Curatorial Associate for Special Projects
Essi Rönkkö

phone: 847.467.5896
email: essi.ronkko

Business Administrator
Rita Shorts

phone: 847.491.4002
email: d-shorts

Associate Director of Collections and Exhibition Management
Dan Silverstein

phone: 847.491.4592
email: d-silverstein

Senior Business Administrator
Jeff Smith

phone: 847.467.3969
email: jeffsmith

Curatorial Associate
Samantha Topol

phone: 847.491.5209
email: samantha.topol

Engagement Coordinator
Holly Warren

phone: 847.467.6046
email: holly.warren

Collections and Exhibitions Coordinator 
Liz Wolf

phone: 847.467.0734
email: elizabeth-wolf