Graduate School Staff

Graduate School Administrators

Dean Marshall "Chip" Montrose.

Marshall "Chip" Montrose

Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
UC E-mail: mhm@uc.edu
Mail Location: 0097
Phone: 513-556-4336 
Fax: 513-556-7861
Office Location: 210 Van Wormer Hall

Dr. James Mack.

James Mack

Associate Dean of the Graduate School
UC E-mail: james.mack@uc.edu
Mail Location: 0627
Phone: 513-556-4343
Fax: 513-556-0128
Office Location: 110 Van Wormer Hall

Dr. Yonatan Eyal.

Yonatan Eyal

Director of Graduate Studies
UC E-mail
: yonatan.eyal@uc.edu
Mail Location
: 0627
Phone: 513-556-0656
Fax: 513-556-0128
Office Location: 110C Van Wormer Hall

Graduate School Staff

Virginia Dennis.

Virginia Dennis

Assistant to the Associate Dean
UC E-mail: virginia.dennis@uc.edu
Mail Location: 0627
Phone: 513-556-4343
Fax: 513-556-0128
Office Location: 110 Van Wormer Hall

Roles:

  • Review student petitions for reinstatement, extensions, and readmission for the Associate University Dean
  • Process Leave of Absences for the Associate University Dean
  • Manage calendar and travel arrangements for Associate University Dean
  • Manage administrative functions for Associate University Dean
  • Assist with transcript verification and scanning projects
Lori Griffin.

Lori Griffin

Associate to the Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School 
UC E-mail: lori.griffin@uc.edu
Mail Location: 0097
Phone: (513) 556-4311 or (513) 556-4336
Fax: (513) 556-7861
Office Location: 210 Van Wormer Hall

 

Roles:

  • Provides support to the Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
  • Provides support to the Interim Vice Provost for Academic Affairs 
  • Assists in the implementation of projects related to the Graduate School
  • Process new Academic Program Submissions
  • Coordinator for New Programs for the Graduate School
Carol Gundrum.

Carol Gundrum

Program Director
UC E-mail: carol.gundrum@uc.edu
Mail Location: 0627
Phone: (513) 556-4341
Fax: (513) 556-0128
Office Location: 110C Van Wormer Hall

Roles:

  • Graduation application
  • Graduation certification
  • Electronic thesis/dissertation submission
  • Commencement: Doctoral Hooding and Master’s Recognition Ceremony
Kyle Johnson.

Kyle Johnson

Academic Evaluator
UC E-mail: kyle.johnson@uc.edu
Mail Location: 0627
Phone: (513) 556-5089
Fax: (513) 556-0128
Office Location: 340 Van Wormer Hall

 

Roles:

  • Slate implementation
Emily Kregor.

Emily Kregor

Software Applications Developer
UC E-mail: emily.kregor@uc.edu
Mail Location: 0635
Phone: 513-556-6038
Fax: 513-556-6050
Office Location: 340 Van Wormer Hall

Roles:

  • Manage Grad IT projects and staff
  • Analyze IT business plans and policies
  • Manage graduate school help desk
  • Administer training on graduate school software applications
  • Assist with admissions, graduation and special projects
Amy Robinson.

Amy Robinson Wheeler

Program Manager
UC E-mail: amy.robinson@uc.edu
Mail Location: 0627
Phone: 513-556-4342
Fax: 513-556-0128
Office Location: 110B Van Wormer Hall

Roles:

  • Direct admissions
  • Coordinate admissions policies and procedures
  • Manage graduate application fees
  • Recruit graduate students
  • Manage graduate program changes and program withdraws
  • Coordinate recruitment events
Megan Tischner.

Megan Tischner

Coordinator, Special Projects/Programs 
UC E-mail: megan.tischner@uc.edu; gradcurr@ucmail.uc.edu
Mail Location: 0627
Phone: 513-556-2379
Fax: 513-556-0128
Office Location: 110 Van Wormer Hall

 

Roles:

  • Coordinate scholarship and award competitions
  • Manage Graduate School website and social media
  • Maintain Graduate School listservs for graduate students, graduate program coordinators and graduate program directors
  • Plan and manage events and workshops
  • Produce print and electronic publications for the Graduate School, including the graduate student weekly e-newsletter
Andy Upton.

Andy Upton

Program Coordinator
UC E-mail: uptonaw@ucmail.uc.edu
Mail Location: 0627
Phone: (513) 556-4323
Fax: (513) 556-0128
Office Location: 110 Van Wormer Hall

 

Roles:

  • Process transcripts for graduate programs
  • Oversee communications for general Graduate School email account
  • Process Advanced Standing Requests
  • Maintain approved faculty to serve as dissertation and/or thesis committee chairs/members
  • Assist with Graduate School special projects

Graduate School IT Staff

Chris Amann.

Chris Amann

Computer & Info Analyst
Management Specialist IT
UC E-mail: christian.amann@uc.edu
Mail Location: 0635 
Phone: 513-556-4326
Fax: 513-556-0128
Office Location: 420B Van Wormer Hall

Dushan Aththidiyavidanalage Don.

Dushan Aththidiyavidanalage Don

Software Applications Developer
UC E-mail: aththida@ucmail.uc.edu
Mail Location: 0627
Phone: 513-556-4335

Ming Li.

Ming Li

Software Applications Developer
UC E-mail: ming.li@uc.edu
Mail Location: 0635 
Phone: 513-556-4482
Fax: 513-556-0128
Office Location: 340 Van Wormer Hall

Nathan O'Der.

Nathan O'Der

Computer Support Specialist
UC E-mail: odernp@uc.edu
Mail Location: 0635 
Phone: 513-556-5792
Fax: 513-556-1105
Office Location: 420B Van Wormer Hall

Graduate School Support Staff

Tim Bybee.

Tim Bybee

Associate Director of Business Affairs
Provost Office
UC E-mail: tim.bybee@uc.edu
Mail Location: 0635
Phone: 513-556-6143
Fax: 513-556-6050
Office Location: 314A Van Wormer Hall

Roles:

  • Responsible for all Graduate School business and financial matters
  • Responsible for distribution of University Graduate Scholarships (UGS) and Assistantships (UGA) budgets.
  • Graduate School contact for Graduate Student Health Insurance (GSHI) Awards

Graduate Assistants

Graduate assistant.

Patrick Barney

Preparing Future Faculty Certificate Program Graduate Assistant
UC E-mail: gradpff@uc.edu
Mail Location: 0627
Phone: 513-556-4335
Fax: 513-556-0128
Office Location: 110 Van Wormer Hall

 

Roles:

  • Contact person for prospective and current PFF students
  • Organize PFF workshops, reading groups and other events
  • Coordinate mentorships for PFF students
Graduate assistant.

Swati Chopra

Graphic Design and Photography Graduate Assistant
Mail Location: 0627
Phone: 513-556-4335
Fax: 513-556-0128
Office Location: 110 Van Wormer Hall

 

Roles:

  • Design publications, print and electronic materials, and website graphics
  • Take and edit photographs for publications and website use
  • Work on special projects
Graduate assistant.

Danniah Daher

Writing and Editing Graduate Assistant
UC E-mail: gradcurrents@uc.edu
Mail Location: 0627
Phone: 513-556-4335
Fax: 513-556-0128
Office Location: 110 Van Wormer Hall

 

Roles:

  • Edit office publications and brochures
  • Write for GradCURRENTS newsletter and Annual Report
  • Collaborate on special projects with other office personnel
Graduate assistant.

Jamisha Miniefield

Recruitment and Retention Graduate Assistant
UC E-mail: gradconnect@ucmail.uc.edu
Mail Location: 0627
Phone: 513-556-4335
Fax: 513-556-0128
Office Location: 110 Van Wormer Hall

 

Roles:

  • Creation and implementation of new initiatives to increase graduate student recruitment, success and inclusion
  • Support activities around McNair, GEM and other URM programs
  • Assist with recruitment events
  • Assist in running URM recruitment scholarship programs (Yates, McNair, etc.)