Staff Directory

The Office of Graduate Studies provides comprehensive services to graduate students and programs in the Dietrich School in support of our mission to advance inclusive excellence in graduate education.

Directors of Graduate Studies and Graduate Administrators:  for areas of staff responsibility, please see the full listing in the Graduate Program Handbook.

Jonathan Woon

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

Rosemary Capo

Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies and Academic Integrity Officer

Bill Yost

Director of Graduate Studies

Philippa Carter

Director of Diversity Initiatives and Academic Affairs; Ombudsperson

Lisa Kubick

Director of Graduate Student Admissions

Jennifer Sadecky

Executive Assistant

Jessica Layre

Assistant Director of Graduate Studies

Jamie Tattersall

Coordinator of Graduate Student Services

Christopher Zurcher

Associate Director of Graduate Student Admissions

Amber Fontenot

Director of Graduate Administration


Student Services Assistant


Graduate Administrators

Jesse Daugherty

Assistant Director of Graduate Administration - English, Film & Media Studies

Jennifer Smoak

Assistant Director of Graduate Administration - HPS, Philosophy, Theatre Arts

Francesca Sirianni

Assistant Director of Graduate Administration - Psychology

Cathy Barr

Graduate Administrator - Biological Sciences & Chemistry

Ian Bennett

Graduate Administrator - Communication, History of Art & Architecture, Music

Jay Drummond

Graduate Administrator - Mathematics, Statistics

Paris Yamamoto

Graduate Administrator -  History, Sociology

Christie Hay

Graduate Administrator - Chemistry & CMS

Brandi McClain

Graduate Administrator - Physics & Astronomy

Mike Orbin

Graduate Administrator - Critical European Cultural Studies, East Asian, French, Hispanic, Hispanic Linguistics, Italian, Linguistics, Slavic, TESOL

Lauren Murn

Graduate Administrator - Political Science & Anthro

Veronica Lee

Graduate Administrator 


Graduate Administrator 

Graduate Administrator