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Office of Graduate Studies Staff

Senior Administration

Dwayne Smith, Ph.D.Senior Vice Provost & Dean, Office of Graduate Studies
Ruth Huntley Bahr, Ph.D.Interim Assistant Dean


Matthew Cordner, M.A.Administrative Specialist
Kokita WilsonHR Liaison & Office Manager
Jessica SonnenscheinReceptionist


Carol Hines-CobbAssistant Director, Academics
Joseph ButtsAssistant Director, Academics
Maggie HogarthAcademic Support Specialist
Mathdany ClarkAcademic Services Administrator
David HamiltonAcademic Services Administrator, Cybersecurity


Mildred HowardAssociate Director
Kimberly CarterFiscal & Business Analyst
Javier RodriguezFiscal & Business Specialist

Student Affairs

Gary D. OliverAssistant Director

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Eric Hoyer, Ph.D.Associate Director of Postdoctoral Affairs and Graduate Student Development

updated 6-15-2016