Contact the Center

Arlen Specter Center

3240 W. School House Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Directions & Parking

The Arlen Specter Center is located in the historic Roxboro House on the campus of Jefferson - East Falls, at the intersection of School House Lane and Netherfield Road. The GPS address of the Roxboro House is 3240 W. School House Ln., Philadelphia, PA 19144.

There are a limited number of parking spaces at the Center. Please refer to the East Falls Campus Parking Map for additional locations.

Center Leadership

Evan Laine, JD
Faculty Director, Specter Center |  215-951-2768

Associate professor of history at Thomas Jefferson University–East Falls. He is the program director of the law and society major and faculty director for the Arlen Specter Center. 

Sarah Slate, MFA, MLIS
Arlen Specter Center Curator | 215-951-2580

Serves as the Specter Center collections curator and as Assistant Director for Special Collections & Reference at the Gutman Library, Thomas Jefferson University-East Falls.  

Building Hours for Jefferson Students, Faculty & Staff

  • Open during times when classes are scheduled in the building (including evening classes)
  • Card-swipe or card-tap access for faculty and staff - weekdays from 8 am to 6 pm
  • Closed weekends and evenings except for scheduled classes or events
  • To schedule an event or meeting, please see Building Policies

Building Hours for General Public

  • The building is only open to the general public during events and viewing may be limited.
  • Interested in planning a private tour? Please contact Evan Laine Specter Center Faculty Director