Administrative Assistant, Dean of Graduate Programs

Phone: 617-573-8088
Office: 120 Tremont Street, Rm. Dean's Suite 5th Floor



Professional and academic background

Emily Pytka is originally from Lincoln, RI, but currently resides in Boston’s North End. She received her B.A. in Economics from Dickinson College and her M.Ed in School Counseling from Suffolk University. She is currently the Administrative Assistant to Dean Behnam.


  • Book: I love anything from Tim O’Brien, especially “In the Lake of the Woods” & Edgar Allan Poe, notably “Masque of the Red Death”.
  • Movie: “Gone with the Wind” when I am in a whimsical mood, and the original “Halloween” when I am not. Also, “Death of a Cheerleader” starring the impeccable Tori Spelling.
  • TV Show: 30 Rock & Game of Thrones
  • Place to Visit in Boston: The Science Museum

Words of wisdom

Take advantage of the networking and professional development opportunities that Suffolk University offers. Also, faculty and staff are here to help, and they are excellent resources. Be kind to them and they will return the favor.