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Staff Directory


Team Leaders

Laura Demarse

Assistant Dean for Professional Development & External Relations

Lian Lynch

Assistant Dean for Student Administration and Academic Affairs

David Shafer

Assistant Dean for Outreach and Diversity

Savita Sharma

Assistant Dean of Operations & Fiscal Affairs

Associate Dean Emeritus

Michael Carter

Associate Dean Emeritus

Administrative Assistants


Student Records / Academic Affairs

Jennifer Beaman

Liaison for College of Engineering, Operations Research

Nathaisa Jones

Liaison for Education, Management, Natural Resources, Certificates

Peggy Olive

Liaison for Agriculture & Life Sciences, Textiles, Veterinary Medicine

Stephen Synk

ETD Reviewer & Graduation Coordinator

Operations and Fiscal Affairs

Dare Cook

Graduate Student Support Plan Manager

Richard Corley

Graduate Appointments & Fellowships

Todd Marcks

Fellowships and Grants Administrator


Marisa Kawabe

Graduate Services Assistant

Darren White

Interim Director of Marketing and Communications

Professional Development

Monica Deshpande

Program Assistant for Academic and Engineering Writing Support

Vanessa Doriott Anderson

Director of Teaching and Communication Programs

Nick Garner

Postdoc Graduate Assistant

Katie Homar

Director of Academic and Engineering Writing Support

Stella Jackman-Ryan

Program Assistant for Teaching and Communication

Graduate Fellowship Advising

Kristen Hetrick

Graduate Fellowship Specialist

Courtney Hughes

Director, University Fellowship Office

Information Technology


Graduate School Org Chart

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