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Elise Phalen

Admissions Coordinator

  • Department: Graduate Admissions
  • Email:
  • Phone: 202-994-1212
  • Fax: (202) 994-3571
  • Office: Duques Hall, Suite 550 • 2201 G St. NW • Washington, DC • 20052


Elise joined the GW Graduate Admissions team in July 2015 after moving to Washington, DC from Boston, Massachusetts. She attended Boston University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in English Literature.

Prior to joining GW, Elise worked at the Cambridge Public Library and as both a current student and an alumni ambassador for BU. Elise is excited to help students through the admissions process and be apart of the GW community.