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Cassie Tomkins

Assistant Director

Cassandra (Cassie) is an Assistant Director at the Fels Institute of Government. In this role, Cassie provides organizational support to the Executive Director, the Director of Admissions & Graduate Studies, and the Director of Student Affairs & Strategic Operations.

Before joining the Fels team, Cassie completed a year of service with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Chicago where she worked as an After-School Specialist at Girls in the Game providing holistic health programming for underserved girls. She oversaw after-school programming sites, coordinated volunteers and MSW students, and worked directly with both school faculty and program participants.

Cassie is a graduate of Saint Joseph's University where she studied Sociology, Psychology, and Faith-Justice Studies. At Saint Joseph’s, she worked for the Faith-Justice Institute as a Placement Liaison forging relationships with numerous non-profit organizations throughout the greater Philadelphia area. In this capacity, Cassie supported students in the Service-Learning program and collaborated with partner organizations to create partnerships that promoted stronger communities, reciprocal relationships, and the personal and educational growth of students.

Cassie loves reading, ice cream, and exploring her Camden neighborhood. You can reach Cassie via email at ctomkins@upenn.edu or by phone at 215-898-1574. 

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Fels Institute of Government
University of Pennsylvania
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 898-2600
Fax: (215) 746-2829

felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu