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Graduate College Staff

Graduate College Administrators

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Rose Marie Ward, PhD

Dean of the Graduate College and Vice Provost for Academic Programs

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Omotayo (Tayo) Banjo, PhD

Associate Dean

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Tai Collins, PhD

Associate Dean

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Laura Dell, EdD

Graduate College Thought Leader

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Emily Kregor

Software Applications Developer Lead

Van Wormer Hall

513-556-6038

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Sarah Matthews, MBA

Sr Data Reporting Analyst

310 Van Wormer Hall

Roles: Data Analytics, Reporting, Survey Coordination

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Megan Tischner Carroll, MA

Program Director

110 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-2379

Roles: Coordinate Graduate College fellowship and award competitions (including the Yates Fellowship and GSHI Award); Manage Graduate College website and social media

Graduate College Staff

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Kaitlin Bauer, MA

Academic Evaluator

Van Wormer Hall

Roles: Degree audits, eCurriculum Major Map approvals

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Virginia Dennis, BSW

Program Manager, Student Services

340 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-4343

Roles: Access requests; Review student petitions for reinstatement, extensions, and readmission; Process Leaves of Absence; Committee Member Management; Advanced Standing; Graduate Program Review; Individual Development Plans (IDP)

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Gabrielle Golden, MA

Associate To

310 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-7756

Roles: Associate to the Dean of the Graduate College and Vice Provost for Academic Programs

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Shaymaa Minkara, MA

Program Manager, Graduation

Van Wormer Hall

Roles: Graduation checklist, application for graduation, electronic thesis and dissertation submission, and certification.

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Caitie Norrie, MA

Program Manager, Professional Development

110 Van Wormer Hall

Roles: Manage the Graduate College's professional development programming for graduate students, including the Preparing Future Faculty program, the Three Minute Thesis competition, and student workshops.

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Amy Wheeler, MAHR

Program Manager, Student Success & Retention

340 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-4342

Roles: Graduate College Events, New Student Orientation, Recruitment, Graduate Program Review

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Brandilyn Worrell, MA

Program Manager, Community and Belonging

110 Van Wormer

513-556-6389

Roles: Connecting students to campus and community resources; Community and Belonging Advisory Board; Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) related programming

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Brady Wright

Executive Staff Assistant and Office Manager

110 Van Wormer

513-556-5380

Roles: Provide administrative support to Graduate College leadership; oversee office-wide administrative functions involving scheduling, correspondence, event organizing, and assorted clerical tasks

Graduate College IT Staff

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Chris Amann

Computer & Info Analyst, Management Specialist IT

420B Van Wormer Hall

513-556-4326

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Dushan Aththidiyavidanalage Don

Software Applications Developer

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Eric Rasnake

Computer & Info Analyst I

Van Wormer Hall, 4th floor

513-556-5792

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Coco Zhang

Software Applications Developer

Graduate College Support Staff

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Angel Prewitt

Assistant Director of Business Affairs, Provost Office

310 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-8578

Roles: Responsible for all Graduate College business and financial matters; Responsible for distribution of GAS/GIA scholarship and assistantship budgets.

Graduate Assistants & Student Workers

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Luna Amin

Graphic Design and Photography Graduate Assistant

110 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-4335

Roles: Photographer for the Graduate College Office; Design publications and promotional materials.

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Jordan Crawley

Professional Development Graduate Assistant

110 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-4335

Roles: Supporting professional development initiatives for graduate students; 3 Minute Thesis support, and coordinating professional development workshops.

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Samoya Cochrane

Graduate Data Graduate Assistant

110 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-4335

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Lakshman Duggirala

IT Graduate Assistant

Roles: Supporting Graduate College software and systems.

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Victoria Hadrick

Yates/Provost Graduate Fellowship Program Graduate Assistant

110 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-4335

Roles: Plan and coordinate professional development and social events for Yates and Provost Fellows; Communicate with fellows; Manage Canvas community for program; Assist with developing workshops and training for faculty members.

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Susan Helmick

Writing and Editing Graduate Assistant

110 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-4335

Roles: Writing for the graduate student GradCURRENTS newsletter; Compiling and distributing the GradCURRENTS newsletter; Editing office publications and brochures.

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Anna Kruse

Preparing Future Faculty Program Graduate Assistant

110 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-4335

Roles: Contact person for prospective and current PFF students; Organize PFF workshops, reading groups and other events; Coordinate mentorships for PFF students.

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Joseph Lampton

Research Graduate Assistant for Dr. Tai Collins

110 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-4335

Roles: Assists Dr. Collins in research in the field of School Psychology; gathers administrative information relating to policies at UC.

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Ellie Montenegro

Student Success and Outreach Graduate Assistant

110 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-4335

Roles: Manage the Graduate College's social media accounts; Assisting with Graduate College events, including the Open House and New Student Orientation; Serving as a liaison with graduate students.

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Marielle Newton

Mental Health Graduate Assistant

110 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-4335

Roles: Supporting mental health initiatives for graduate students; coordinate programs and workshops about mental health.

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Banshree Patel

Student Worker

110 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-4335

Roles: Supporting Graduate College Office operations and Community & Belonging initiatives.

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Sreya Pendyala

IT Graduate Assistant

Roles: Supporting Graduate College software and systems.

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Jasmine Walker

Research Graduate Assistant for Dr. Tayo Banjo

110 Van Wormer Hall

513-556-4335

Roles: Assists Dr. Banjo in research in the field of Media Psychology; gathers administrative information relating to innovation at UC.