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Graduate Coordinators


College of Education
DeanEleanor Abrams, Ph.D.
170 Coburn Hall
978-934-4355
EducationStacy Szczesiul, Ed.D.
230 Coburn Hall
978-934-4633
Jack Schneider, Ph.D.
Ph.D Education
240C Coburn Hall
978-934-4677
Patricia Fontaine, Ed.D. Master's & Licensure
240A Coburn Hall
978-934-4633
A.J. Angulo, Ed.D.
M.Ed Higher Education
240L Coburn Hall
978-934-4615
Lizzie Casanave. Ed.S.
124 Coburn Hall
978-934-4604
James Nehring, Ph.D.
Faculty Chair
270B Coburn Hall
978-934-4619
Higher Education Administration Program
Coburn Hall
978-934-4600

College of Fine Arts, Humanities & Social Science
DeanLuis Falcon, Ph.D.
820 Broadway
978-934-4191
Applied Behavior Analysis & Autism StudiesRocio Rosales, Ph.D.
HSSB - 300
978-934-4305

Autism - Behavioral
Intervention Certificates
Rebecca Markovits, Ph.D.
HSSB - 300
978-934-2370
Criminal JusticeWilson Palacios, Ph.D.
Master's Program
150 Wilder Street
978-934-6884
Pauline Brennan, Ph.D
Doctoral Program
HSSB
978-934-4778
Global StudiesJenifer Whitten-Woodring, Ph.D
Dugan Second Floor
978-934-4242
HistoryRobert Forrant, Ph.D.
Dugan Hall
978-934-2904
MusicElissa Johnson-Green, Ed.D.
Music Education
Dugan Hall 318
978-934-3829
Peace & Conflict StudiesDavid Turcotte, Ph.D.
Mahoney 212E
978-934-4682
PsychologyJason Lawrence, Ph.D.
Community Psychology
HSSB - 383
978-934-3970
Jana Sladkova, Ph.D.
Community Psychology
HSSB - 3rd Floor
978-934-3145

Ivy Ho, Ph.D.
Doctoral Program
HSSB - 335
978-934-3963

Lisa Geraci, Ph.D.
Chair
HSSB-315
978-934-3955
Public AdministrationThomas Pineros-Shields, Ph.D.
Dugan Hall Second Floor
978-934-2169
Security StudiesArie Perliger, Ph.D.
HSSB - 439
978-934-4268
Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences
DeanShortie McKinney, Ph.D.
Dugan Hall, 2nd Floor
978-934-4460
Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences
Garry Handelman, Ph.D.
Chair - Weed Hall 1st Floor
978-934-4503
Clinical LaboratorySuzanne Moore, D.V.M.
Weed Hall, 322A
978-934-6264
Tom Wilson, Ph.D.
Weed Hall 1st Floor
978-934-4509
Health Informatics
Management
Sandra Guy-VanAmburgh, MPA
O'Leary Library, 5th Floor
978-934-5437
Dan Berlowitz, MD, Ph.D.
Chair - O'Leary 5th Floor
978-934-4532
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Suzanne Moore, D.V.M
Master's - Weed Hall 322A
978-934-6264
Tom Wilson, Ph.D.
Weed Hall 1st Floor
978-934-4509
Public HealthLeland Ackerson, Ph.D.
O'Leary Library, 5th Floor
978-934-3128
Dan Berlowitz, MD, Ph.D.
Chair - O'Leary 5th Floor
978-934-4532
Physical TherapyKeith Hallbourg, Ph.D.
Weed 220
978-934-4402
Erik E. Swartz, Ph.D., ATC, FNATA
Chair - Weed 202
978-934-4292
Solomont School of Nursing
NursingAinat Koren
Interim Ph.D. Director
HSSB - 2nd Floor
978-934-4429
Susan Parker, DNP, APRN, GNP-BD, ACHPN
DNP Program Coordinator
HSSB - 293
978-934-4685
Lisa Marchand-Ciriello, DNP, NP-C 
HSSB - 3rd Floor 
978-934-4462
Heidi Fantasia Collins, Ph.D., RN, WHNP-BC
Chair
HSSB 177
978-934-4404
Francis College of Engineering
DeanJames Sherwood, Ph.D.
Acting Dean
Southwick 250
978-934-2576
Biomedical EngineeringBrian Buchholz, Ph.D
Chair - Falmouth, 3rd Floor
978-934-3241
Chemical EngineeringZhiyong Gu, Ph.D.
Master's & Ph.D.
Perry 310
978-934-3540

Civil & Environmental
Engineering
John Ting, Sc.D.
Master's - Kitson 200S
978-934-2230
TzuYang Yu, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - Kitson 200-T
978-934-2288
Pradeep Kurup, Ph.D,
Chair - Kitson 2nd Floor
978-934-2278

Electrical Engineering &
Computer Engineering
Xuejun Lu, Ph.D.
Master's - Ball 3 Floor
978-934-3359
Alkim Akyurtlu, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - Ball 3rd Floor
978-934-3336
Martin Margala, Ph.D.
Chair - Ball 3rd Floor
978-934-2986
Energy EngineeringWalter Thomas, Ph.D.
Solar - Dandeneau
978-934-5276
Sukesh Aghara, Ph.D.
Nuclear- Southwick 3rd Floor
978-934-3115
Engineering ManagementSammy Shina, Ph.D.
Dandeneau
978-934-2590
Environmental Studies
- Engineering
Xiaoqi (Jackie) Zhang, Ph.D.
Kitson 2nd Floor
978-934-2287
Industrial EngineeringLawrence Thompson, Ph.D.
Dandeneau Hall - 203
978-934-2992
Mechanical EngineeringWalter Thomas, Ph.D.
Dandeneau
978-934-5276
Murat Inalpolat, Ph.D
Dandeneau 216
978-934-2556
Christopher Niezrecki, Ph.D.
Chair - Dandeneau
978-934-2963
Plastics EngineeringBridgette Budhlall, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Programs
Ball 203 B
978-934-3414
Amy Peterson, Ph.D.
Master's Programs
978-934-2937
Carol Barry, Ph.D.
Chair
978-934-3436
Graduate Studies
Biomedical Engineering
& Biotechnology
(Inter Campus)
Susan Pryputniewicz, MS
Southwick 250
978-934-2484
Brian Bucholz, Ph.D.
Chair - Falmouth 3rd Floor
978-934-3241
Marine Science
& Technology
(Inter Campus)
David Ryan, Ph.D.
Olney 5th Floor
978-934-3698
Kennedy College of Sciences
DeanNoureddine Melikechi, Ph.D.
Olney 504
978-934-2867
Biological SciencesRick Hochberg, Ph.D.
Applicant Advisor
Olsen 609
978-934-2885
Jeffery Moore, Ph.D.
Student Advisor
Olsen 516
978-934-5337
Michael Graves, Ph.D.
Interim Chair
Olsen 6th Floor
978-934-2887
Chemistry -
Polymer Science
Matthew Gage, Ph.D.
Olney Hall, Fourth Floor
978-934-3683
David Ryan, Ph.D.
Chair - Olney 5th Floor
978-934-3698
Computer ScienceCindy Chen, Ph.D.
Dandeneau
978-934-1968
Haim Levkowitz, Ph.D.
Chair - Dandeneau
978-934-3654
Earth, Environmental &
Atmospheric Sciences
Richard Gashnig, Ph.D.
Olney 301C
978-934-3706
Daniel Obrist, Ph.D.
Chair - Olney Third Floor
978-934-3988
Information TechnologyWilliam Moloney
Dandeneau
978-934-3640
Mathematical SciencesHung Phan, Ph.D.
Olney 428 K
978-934-6817
Tibor Beke, Ph.D.
Chair - Olney Fourth Floor
978-934-2445
PhysicsViktor Podolskiy, Ph.D.
Olney First Floor
978-934-3398
Robert Giles, Ph.D.
Chair - Olney First Floor
978-934-3780
Radiological Science
(Physics)
Mark Tries, Ph.D.
Olney First Floor
978-934-3353
Robert Giles, Ph.D.
Chair - Olney First Floor
978-934-1360
Manning School of Business
DeanSandra Richtermeyer, Ph.D.
Dean - Pulichino Tong Business Center Second Floor
978-934-2829
AccountingStefanie Tate, Ph.D.
Pulichino Tong Business Center Third Floor
978-934-2815
Khondkar Karim, Ph.D.
Chair - Pulichino Tong Business Center Third Floor
978-934-2831
Business Administration
MBA
Leticia Porter
Assistant Dean - Pulichino Tong Business Center Second Floor
978-934-2853
Ryan Masson
Pulichino Tong Business Center - 2nd Floor
978-934-2855
Business Administration Ph.D.Jennifer Percival, Ph.D.
Pulichino Tong Business Center Second Floor
978-934-2825

Business AnalyticsThomas Sloan, Ph.D.
Pulichino Tong Business Center Fourth Floor
978-934-2857
FinanceChan Wung Kim, Ph.D.
Pulichino Tong Business Center Second Floor
978-934-2516
Saira Latif, Ph.D.
Chair - Pulichino Tong Business Center Second Floor
978-934-2763
Entrepreneurship
(MS E)
Michael Ciuchta, Ph.D.
Pulichino Tong Business Center Second Floor
978-934-2993

Graduate Programs
Director of Graduate Student ServicesDeborah White
GPS Center - 241
839 Merrimack Street
978-934-2173
Assistant Dean, Graduate Recruitment & AdmissionsShahram Haydari
GPS Center - 201
839 Merrimack Street 
978-934-6546
Online & Continuing Education
Online & Continuing EducationGraduate & Professional Studies Center
839 Merrimack Street 
978-934-2467
International Students & Scholars Office
International Student & Scholars Office DirectorSal Mazzone
GPS Center
839 Merrimack Street 
978-934-2316