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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).

For admissions-related questions, please contact the Coordinator in the department to which you are applying.

Program or Department
DGS
Coordinator
Phone

Anthropology

Steve Wernke (interim)  

Crystal Jackson

615-343-6120

Astrophysics

Jonathan Bird (interim)

Don Pickert and Alisha McCord

615-322-2828

Biochemistry

Manuel Ascano

Patricia Mueller

 615-322-8727

Biological Sciences

Julian Hillyer

Brandon Harris

 615-322-2008

Biomedical Engineering

Craig Duvall

Peter Nordberg

 615-322-3521

Biomedical Informatics

Kim Unertl and Jessica Ancker

Rischelle Jenkins

 615-936-6867

Biomedical Science

James G. Patton

Jean St. Louis

615-322-4738

Biostatistics

Ben French

Chazlie Miller

 615-322-2001

Cancer Biology

Rachelle Johnson

Lorie Franklin

 615-322-8324

Cell & Developmental Biology

Andrea Page-McCaw

Lorie Franklin

 615-322-2134

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Jamey Young

Jenni Powell

 615-322-2441

Chemical & Physical Biology

Ivelin Georgiev

Patricia Mueller

 615-322-8727

Chemistry

David Cliffel

Tyler Kowalski

615-322-2861

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dan Work

Jackie White

 615-322-2697

Community Research & Action

Brian Christens

Tonya Brown

615-322-6881

Computer Science

Akos Ledeczi
Dana Zhang (online programs)

Carrie Owen (regular program) and Pamela Dunn (online MS program)

615-322-1702

Creative Writing

Major Jackson

Rene Colehour

 615-322-2542

Data Science

Jesse Blocher

Amber Douglass

615-343-5716

Drug Discovery (4+1)

Gary Sulikowski    

Earth & Environmental Sciences

David Furbish and Jessica Oster 

Kayla Liberti

615-322-2976

Economic Development

Kevin Huang

Brooke Talley

 615-322-2871

Economics

Mattias Polborn 

Brooke Talley

 615-322-2871

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Alan Peters

Cassidy Slabaugh

615-322-2771

English

Vera Kutzinski

Connor Abram

 615-322-2542

Environmental Engineering

Florence Sanchez

Jackie White

 615-322-2697

Epidemiology

Peter Rebeiro

Melissa Krasnove

 615-875-2915

French & Italian

Bob Barsky

Laura Dossett

 615-322-6900

German, Russian & East European Studies

Meike Werner

Laura Dossett

615=322-2661

Health Policy

Stacie Dusetzina

Melissa Krasnove

615-322-2037

Hearing & Speech Sciences

Melissa Duff

Carl Fritscher

615-936-5104

History

Ari Bryen

Madeline Trantham

615-343-4115

History of Art and Architecture (4+1)

Sheri Shaneyfelt

Julia Kamasz

 615-322-2831

Human Genetics

Todd Edwards

Roz Johnson

 615-936-2610

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in the Biomedical Sciences

Barbara Fingelton

Stephanie Richards (prospective students)
Angel Gaither  (current students)

615-343-1908

Interdisciplinary Materials Sciences

Josh Caldwell

Sarah Ross

 615-343-3773

Latin American Studies

Gretchen Selcke

Alma Paz-Sanmiguel

 615-322-2527

Law & Economics

Kevin Stack

Amy Williams

615-322-3080

Leadership & Policy Studies

Thomas Smith

Rosie Moody

 615-322-8000

Learning, Teaching & Diversity

Heidi Carlone

Angie Saylor

 615-322-8100

Master of Liberal Arts & Science

Sheri Shaneyfelt

 

615-343-0565

Mathematics

Alexander Powell

Patricia McCleskey

615-322-6672

Mechanical Engineering

Eric Barth

Melody Kekez

 615-322-2413

Medical Scientist Training

Christopher Williams

Bryn Sierra  

 615-875-9372

Medicine, Health & Society

JuLeigh Petty and Heidi Bludau

Denise Malone

615-343-9099

Microbe & Host Interactions

Maria Hadjifrangiskou

Liz Roelofsz

 

Molecular Pathology & Immunology

Jay Jerome

Liz Roelofsz

 

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics

Richard O'Brien

Bobbi Stidham

615-936-7087

Neuroscience

Bruce Carter

Roz Johnson

 615-936-3705

Nursing Science

Mariann Piano (interim)

Heidi Bates

615-322-4400

Pharmacology

Christine Konradi 

Bobbi Stidham

615-322-8734

Philosophy

Scott Aikin

Laura Dossett 

615-322-2637

Physics & Astronomy

Vicki Greene

Don Pickert and Alisha McCord

615-322-2828

Political Science

Emily Ritter

Shantera Rice

615-322-6222

Psychology

Thomas Palmeri

Erin Duran

615-322-2874

Psychology & Human Development

David Cole

Ally Jacobs

615-322-8141

Quantitative & Chemical Biology

Ray Blind and Vito Quaranta 

Stephanie Richards (prospective students)
Angel Gaither (current students)

615-343-6111

Religion

James Byrd, Jr. and
Jim Hudnut-Beumler

Merri Collins 

615-343-3977

Sociology

Josh Murray

Crystal Jackson

615-322-7626

Spanish & Portuguese

Christina Karageorgou

Laura Dossett

615-322-6930

Special Education

Robert Hodapp

Vahideh Ahlhauser

 615-322-8150

Four-Plus-One Programs

Carrie Russell

 

 

Peabody Director of Graduate Admissions

 

Kim Brazil

 

Updated December 2022

     

To access the Office of Graduate Admissions and Enrollment Management call menu, dial 615-343-1205.