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
woon@pitt.edu

Rosemary Capo

Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies and Academic Integrity Officer
412-624-8873
rcapo@pitt.edu

Bill Yost

Director of Graduate Studies
412-383-1033
bill.yost@pitt.edu

Philippa Carter

Director of Diversity Initiatives and Academic Affairs; Ombudsperson
412-624-6096
pkc3@pitt.edu

Lisa Kubick

Director of Graduate Student Admissions
412-624-6095
lisamp@pitt.edu

Jennifer Sadecky

Executive Assistant
412-624-5918

Jessica Layre

Assistant Director of Graduate Studies

Jamie Tattersall

Coordinator of Graduate Student Services
412-624-6094
jat205@pitt.edu

Christopher Zurcher

Associate Director of Graduate Student Admissions

Amber Fontenot

Director of Graduate Administration
alf164@pitt.edu

(TBA)

Student Services Assistant

 

Graduate Administrators

Jesse Daugherty

Assistant Director of Graduate Administration - English, Film & Media Studies
jed110@pitt.edu

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
cbarr@pitt.edu

Ian Bennett

Graduate Administrator - Communication, History of Art & Architecture, Music
iab5@pitt.edu

Jay Drummond

Graduate Administrator - Mathematics, Statistics
jad432@pitt.edu

Paris Yamamoto

Graduate Administrator -  History, Sociology
pay13@pitt.edu

Christie Hay

Graduate Administrator - Chemistry & CMS
cdh37@pitt.edu

Brandi McClain

Graduate Administrator - Physics & Astronomy
brandis@pitt.edu

Mike Orbin

Graduate Administrator - Critical European Cultural Studies, East Asian, French, Hispanic, Hispanic Linguistics, Italian, Linguistics, Slavic, TESOL
MIO43@pitt.edu

Lauren Murn

Graduate Administrator - Political Science & Anthro

Veronica Lee

Graduate Administrator 
 

(TBA)

Graduate Administrator 
 

(TBA)
Graduate Administrator