On Campus

On-Campus Program Manager

Jill Vizas

Jill Vizas oversees the on-campus activities of Stanford in Washington, including student recruitment and admissions. Jill graduated from Stanford in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Before coming to Stanford in Washington, Jill worked as a paralegal in Washington, D.C. and as an attorney in San Francisco. Her office is located in the Landau Economics Building, Room 251, and she is able to answer any questions about the program. Please schedule an appointment to meet with Jill. 

In Washington


Adrienne M. Jamieson

Professor Adrienne Jamieson, the MaryLou and George Boone Centennial Director of Stanford in Washington, is a political scientist who specializes in American national politics, public policy and the media. She is an affiliated professor in the Public Policy Program and frequently teaches one of the core seminars in Washington where she designs the curriculum, recruits local faculty and arranges students’ internships. She also serves as the on-site academic advisor, providing assistance with internship papers, honors theses, plans for graduate school and careers in politics, policy and the press. She is a recipient of Stanford’s Dinkelspiel Award for her contributions to undergraduate education.

Assistant Director

Suzanne Miller

Suzanne Miller directs the overall administration of Stanford in Washington. She oversees the staff and student affairs. She also work to secure student internship placements each quarter. Before coming to Stanford in Washington, Suzanne served as Senior Legislative Analyst for the Economic section of the Embassy of Japan. She also worked as a Legislative Director and Legislative Correspondence Director for two members of the Utah Congressional delegation on Capitol Hill.

Financial and Facilities Manager

Lori Carter

Lori Carter manages Stanford in Washington’s financial affairs and works with a variety of vendors to ensure our building is running smoothly. She previously held the post of finance associate at Stanford in Washington. Before coming to Stanford in Washington, Lori was the Office Manager for the Office of the State of Texas.

Internship Program Manager

Chantal Quintero

Chantal Quintero (she/her) serves as Internship Program Manager for Stanford in Washington, working closely with student participants who seek to pursue their educational and career goals through an internship in the nation’s capital.  She cultivates strong partnerships with a broad range of organizations and fosters connections between students and alumni for mentorship opportunities. Chantal has nearly two decades of experience and knowledge in this field, having worked in Washington, DC, with the University of California Washington Program's Academic Internship Team as a Senior Program Administrator. She also served in advancement and alumni relations positions at UC Irvine and George Washington University. Originally from Canada, Chantal is bilingual and holds a B.A. in Psychology and Public Management/ Public Policy from the University of Ottawa.