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Jason Belk, Dean of Students
Jason Belk currently serves as the Dean of Students for NYU School of Law. Prior to joining NYU, he served as the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at Duke University School of Law. Before pursuing a career in student affairs, Jason was a practicing attorney, most recently at Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice, LLP in Raleigh, North Carolina, and before that at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky, and Walker, LLP in Washington, DC, and Farella Braun + Martel, LLP in San Francisco.  A North Carolina native, Jason received his JD in 2004 from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) a Master in Public Policy degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and a BA from Duke.  

Furman Hall
245 Sullivan Street, 415
New York, NY 10012
Telephone: (212) 992-8112
Facsimile: (212) 995-3826
jason.belk@nyu.edu

 

Israel Rodriguez, Director, Office of Student Affairs

Furman Hall
245 Sullivan Street, 417
New York, NY 10012
Telephone: (212) 998-6397
Facsimile: (212) 995-3826
israel.rodriguez@nyu.edu

 

Sarah Bowman, Assistant Director for Student Activities
Sarah Bowman serves as the Assistant Director for Student Activities at NYU School of Law. She began her career with NYU Law in 2007 in the Public Interest Law Center, and returned in 2013 to join the Office of Student Affairs.  Her principal responsibilities include advising and supporting the SBA and the 80+ student groups, as well as overseeing Convocation and other signature Law School events. Sarah received her MSW from Columbia University School of Social Work in 2011, and a Bachelors from the University of Michigan in 2005.

Furman Hall
245 Sullivan Street, 426
New York, NY 10012
Telephone: (212) 992-8847
Facsimile: (212) 995-3826
sarah.bowman@nyu.edu

 

Tracee Nwafor, Assistant Director for Student Affairs

Furman Hall
245 Sullivan Street, 421
New York, NY 10012
Telephone: (212) 998-6295
Facsimile: (212) 995-3826
tracee.nwafor@nyu.edu

 

Mikaela Sanders, Assistant to the Dean of Students
Mikaela Sanders is the Assistant to the Dean of Students at NYU Law.  Prior to NYU Law, Mikaela worked at the NYU Stern School of Business and Rosie's Theater Kids.  Mikaela received her bachelor’s degree from Smith College and a master of public administration (MPA) degree from the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.  Her principal responsibilities include assisting Dean Belk, managing the Leave of Absence/Withdrawal process, facilitating AnBryce Scholar reimbursements, and orchestrating the Law School's graduation awards process.

Furman Hall
245 Sullivan Street, 474
New York, NY 10012
Telephone: (212) 998-6659
Facsimile: (212) 995-3826
mikaela.sanders@nyu.edu

Nathan Tovar, Student Affairs Assistant
Nathan Tovar is the Student Affairs Assistant at NYU Law.  Nathan has previously served as the Senior Branch Store Assistant at the NYU Bookstore and the Student Affairs Program Administrator for NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science.  Nathan received his bachelor’s degree from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and just finished his MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs at NYU Steinhardt. Nathan’s main responsibilities include managing the Law Tutoring Program, Prominence Fund requests, E-Signs for student groups, Law Lockers, and any basic information requests from the Office of Student Affairs.

Furman Hall
245 Sullivan Street, 474
New York, NY 10012
Telephone: (212) 998-6023
Facsimile: (212) 995-3826
nathan.tovar@nyu.edu

Tom Sarff, Administrative Assistant - Law Journals
Tom Sarff serves as an Administrative Assistant for Student Affairs at NYU School of Law. He began his career with NYU in 1986 in an administrative position working with the Law School journals. His principal responsibilities include overseeing the day-to-day operations for all law student journals and the Moot Court board and assisting with student symposia. 

D'Agostino Hall
110 West 3rd Street, SC139A
New York, NY 10012
Telephone: (212) 998-6590
Facsimile: (212) 995-4032
tom.sarff@nyu.edu