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Program & Department Contacts

Select a Program or Department below to visit their graduate program website. 

For specific questions about a program, contact its Coordinator or Director of Graduate Studies (DGS).

Program or Department
DGS
Coordinator

Anthropology

Jada Benn Torres  

Jeannie Wagner

Astrophysics

Jonathan Bird (interim)

Don Pickert

Biochemistry

Manuel Ascano

Patricia Mueller

Biological Sciences

Julian Hillyer

Brandon Harris

Biomedical Engineering

Cynthia Reinhart-King

Peter Nordberg

Biomedical Informatics

Kim Unertl

Rischelle Jenkins

Biomedical Science

James G. Patton

Kristin Conley

Biostatistics

Robert Greevy

Chazlie Miller

Cancer Biology

Jin Chen

Lorie Franklin

Cell & Developmental Biology

Andrea Page-McCaw

Lorie Franklin

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Jamey Young

Jenni Powell

Chemical & Physical Biology

Ivelin Georgiev

Patricia Mueller

Chemistry

David Cliffel

Taylor Thomas

Civil Engineering

Dan Work

Jackie White

Community Research & Action

Brian Christens

Lynn Hastings

Computer Science

Akos Ledeczi

Chris Lindsey

Creative Writing

Major Jackson

Rene Colehour

NEW:  Data Science

Jesse Blocher

Dana Daniele

Drug Discovery (4+1)

Gary Sulikowski  

Earth & Environmental Sciences

David Furbish

Kevin Hooper

Economic Development

Kevin Huang

Brooke Talley

Economics

Mattias Polborn 

Brooke Talley

Electrical Engineering

Alan Peters

Devin Rogers

English

Vera Kutzinski

Connor Abram

Environmental Engineering

Florence Sanchez

Jackie White

Epidemiology

Peter Rebeiro

Melissa Krasnove

French & Italian

Bob Barsky

Laura Dossett

German, Russian & East European Studies

Meike Werner

 

NEW for Fall 2020:  Health Policy

Stacie Dusetzina

Jessica Childs

Hearing & Speech Sciences

Todd Ricketts, Melissa Duff

Christelle Luchsinger

History

Jefferson Cowie

Mary Lyn Albritton

History of Art (4+1)

Sheri Shaneyfelt

Julia Kamasz

Human Genetics

Todd Edwards

Roz Johnson

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in the Biomedical Sciences

Barbara Fingelton

Elizabeth Bowman (admissions)

Carolyn Berry

Interdisciplinary Materials Sciences

Josh Caldwell

Sarah Ross

Latin American Studies

Gretchen Selcke

Alma Paz-Sanmiguel

Law & Economics

Kevin Stack

Amy Williams (Cates)

Leadership & Policy Studies

Sean Corcoran

Rosie Moody

Learning, Teaching & Diversity

Kevin Leander

Angie Saylor

Master of Liberal Arts & Science

Sheri Shaneyfelt

 

Mathematics

Alexander Powell

KT Griffis

Mechanical Engineering

Eric Barth

Melody Kekez

Medical Scientist Training

 

Christopher Williams

Medicine, Health & Society

JuLeigh Petty/Danielle Picard

Marissa Potts/Denise Malone

Microbe & Host Interactions

Christopher Aiken

Liz Roelofsz

Molecular Pathology & Immunology

Jay Jerome

Liz Roelofsz

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics

Richard O'Brien

Liz Roelofsz

Neuroscience

Bruce Carter

Roz Johnson

Nursing Science

Terrah Akard

Judy Vesterfelt

Pharmacology

Christine Konradi 

Patricia Mueller

Philosophy

Karen Ng

 

Physics & Astronomy

Vicki Greene

Don Pickert

Political Science

Emily Ritter

Maggie Jarrett

Psychology

Jennifer Trueblood

Britta Abbrescia

Psychology & Human Development

David Cole

Alexandra Armstead

Quantitative & Chemical Biology

Tina Iverson

Elizabeth Bowman (admissions)

Carolyn Berry

Religion

James Byrd, Jr. 

Karen Eardley

Sociology

Josh Murray

Jeannie Wagner

Spanish & Portuguese

Benigno Trigo

Lilliana Rodriguez

Special Education

Robert Hodapp

Vahideh Ahlhauser

Four-Plus-One Programs

Carrie Russell

Dan Morrison

Peabody Director of Graduate Admissions

 

Kim Brazil

Updated August 2021