Dean's External Advisory Council
Members of the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s External Advisory Council represent some of the College’s most distinguished and successful alumni. They are highly regarded and well-respected leaders from diverse fields who value the importance of a solid liberal arts education in today’s fast paced and ever changing world.
Members of the Dean’s External Advisory Council work together to help the College strengthen its ties with alumni, the community and corporate leaders. They support the University’s activities as a whole and encourage fellow alumni and friends to become engaged in meaningful ways with the University’s heart and soul, its College of Arts and Sciences. They enrich the educational experience for today’s student body by utilizing connections for internships, sharing real world advice, and providing professional mentoring and employment opportunities.
Collectively, they are some of the University’s most dedicated and active alumni. They add great value to the College by elevating its presence and success and by helping to secure the resources needed to promote its mission of excellence in teaching, research and education.
The Dean’s External Advisory Council is committed to increasing the visibility and awareness of the College of Arts and Sciences and to promoting opportunities for its faculty and students. It provides valuable intellectual and financial support and advice to the Dean. In supporting the Dean’s vision and areas of priority, the Council elevates both the presence and success of the College of Arts and Sciences and Stony Brook University locally and throughout the world.
Members of the Dean's External Advisory Council
Vito Cannavo ’75, History
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo
Myrna Chao ’77, Economics & Applied Math
FSA, North America Retirement Talent leader,
Global Chair of Inclusion and Diversity
Errol Cockfield ’94, English
Senior Vice President
Robert J. deBrauwere ’87, Political Science
Pryor Cashman LLP
Gary DeWaal ’76, Economics & English
Katten Muchin Rosenmann LLP
David A. Glazer ’70 ’74, Biological Sciences, Health Services
President and CEO
White Oaks Consulting Group
Louise Guarneri ’76, Art
Anita Hill Sands ’83, Psychology
Intuition Financial Placement LLC
Leslie Kaminoff ’77, Music
Akam Living Services
Hal Katz ’72, Psychology
Jim Keneally ’79, Economics
Harris, O’Brien, St. Laurent & Chaudhry LLP
John T. Lau ’70 ‘73, Physics
AppliedInfo Partners, Inc.
John Lizzul ’75, Economics
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Jaimie Moore ’88, Economics
Citi Investment Research
Peter Remch ’72 & 74, English
Barry Ritholtz ’89, Political Science
Chairman & CIO
Ritholtz Wealth Mangement
Marc Tishfield ’87, Economics
Millennium Management LLC
David E. Walt ’79, Chemistry