Staff

Patricia Heslin - Department Manager

Telephone: (609) 258-4141
E-mail: psheslin@princeton.edu
Office: 204 East Pyne
Patricia began working at Princeton in 1990 as a member of the Rockefeller College staff, one of the six residential colleges at Princeton. In her capacity there, she worked closely with 500 undergraduates to insure they enjoyed the residential side of life at Princeton. She remained in “Rocky” until 2006, at which time she joined the German Department and learned the academic side of the University. She feels privileged to be working with our faculty and students and meeting all of the remarkable visitors who come to our department. Pat remains in contact with many alumni from her years at Princeton and continues to enjoy the interaction with the brightest and most interesting undergrad and graduate students. Outside the department, Pat loves having her family home, reading, learning to knit, and the South Carolina ocean.

Lynn Ratsep - Graduate Administrator

Telephone: (609) 258-4142
E-mail: lratsep@princeton.edu
Office: 203 East Pyne
Lynn joined the German Department in November 1999 after working in the Politics Department for five years. One of Lynn’s favorite things about being here is the interaction she has with faculty and students. Lynn has one son who just started his freshman year at the University of Pittsburgh. She loves all types of animals and has an especially soft spot for the four cats that share her home with her and her husband.


Sean R. Piotrowski - Tech Support Specialist

Telephone: (609) 258-7528
E-mail: spiotrow@princeton.edu
Office: 203 East Pyne
Sean began working at Princeton in July of 2008 and has been with the German Department ever since. Currently he supports the Slavic Department along with German. In addition to being in IT at Princeton, Sean is also an Adjunct Professor for Rider University’s Computer Information Systems Department where he teaches Management Information Systems and Intro to Game Design. In his free time he enjoys film, gaming, and golf.

Emily Barth - Events Coordinator

Emily Barth - Events Coordinator

Telephone: (609) 258-6416
E-mail: ebarth@princeton.edu
Office: 141 East Pyne
Emily began working at Princeton for the Department of Classics in October of 2012, where she held the position of part-time Events Assistant. In August of 2013, Emily expanded her role as Events Coordinator by joining the German Department and now supports both departments with responsive and efficient event planning. In her free time she enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.