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    Mitchell 251

    Dean of the Graduate School
    Marija Gajdardziska-Josifovska
    (414) 229-2937
    mgj@uwm.edu
    Associate Dean
    Tracey Heatherington
    Starting Jan. 1, 2015
    Senior Development Specialist
    Nicole Sippy
    (414) 229-3108
    sippy@uwm.edu
    Administrative Assistant
    Ellen Kowalczyk
    (414) 229-2937
    kowalczy@uwm.edu

    Administrator
    Vicky Everson
    (414) 229-7177

    Office of Graduate Education — Mitchell Hall 261

    Main e-mail: gradschool@uwm.edu

    Fax #: (414) 229-6967

    Director
    Erin Fox
    (414) 229-2862
    foxe@uwm.edu
    Special Projects
    Amanda Kinateder
    (414) 229-2565
    kinated2@uwm.edu
    Mitchell 261 Receptionist
    Sarah Hayes
    (414) 229-6569
    hayessd@uwm.edu
    PAWS Specialist
    Ellen Daly
    (414) 229-1171
    ecdaly@uwm.edu
    Administration & Student Records/
    Program Services Representatives

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    Assistant Director
    Molly Wierzbicki
    (414) 229-4374
    mkwierz@uwm.edu
    Program Service Representatives
    Academic Area Representative
       Education
          Administrative Leadership
          Cultural Foundations
          Curriculum & Instruction
          Educational Psychology
          Exceptional Education
          Urban Education
       Social Welfare
          Criminal Justice
          Social Work
    Shane Haensgen
    (414) 229-4495

       Arts
          Art & Art Education
          Dance
          Film
          Music
          Theater
       Humanities
          Art History
          Communication
          English
          Foreign Languages & Literature
          Liberal Studies
          Philosophy
          Spanish
          Women's Studies
       Library & Information Science
       L&S Non-Degree applications
    Joan Hayes
    (414) 229-5840

       Architecture
          Architecture
          Urban Planning
       Health Sciences
          Biomedical Sciences
              (formerly Clinical Lab
              Sciences)
          Communication Sciences &
              Disorders
          Health Care Informatics
          Health Science
          Kinesiology
          Occupational Therapy
          Physical Therapy
       Nursing
    Joyce Hamm
    (414) 229-5317

       Business
          Executive MBA
          Management
          Management Science
          MBA
       Social Sciences
          Africology
          Anthropology
          Economics
          Geography
          History
          Human Resources & Labor
              Relations
          Linguistics
          Media Studies
          Political Science
          Psychology
          Public Administration
          Sociology
          Urban Studies
    Chris Parks
    (414) 229-6332

       Engineering
          Biomedical and Health
              Informatics
          Computer Science
          Engineering
       Freshwater Sciences
       Natural Sciences
          Biological Sciences
          Chemistry
          Geosciences
          Math
          Physics
       Public Health
    Molly Wierzbicki
    (414) 229-4374

    Administrative Support Specialist
    Shanna Horne
    (414) 229-6569
    skhorne@uwm.edu
    Graduation

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    Assistant Director /
    Doctoral Student Specialist
    Patricia Hayes
    (414) 229-6263
    hayes@uwm.edu
    Master's Graduation Specialists
    School/College Representative
       Architecture & Urban Planning
       Engineering & Applied Science
       Freshwater Sciences
       Health Sciences
       Nursing
       Public Health (Zilber School)
       Social Welfare (Bader School)
    Jenna Jazna
    (414) 229-4234

       Arts (Peck School)
       Business (Lubar School)
       Education
       Letters & Science
       Information Studies
    Cristi Bergles
    (414) 229-3211

    Certificate Program Specialist
    Jenna Jazna
    (414) 229-4234
    jazna@uwm.edu
    Fellowships and Appeals

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    Coordinator
    Vacant
    Graduate Diversity and Opportunities Program

    Mitchell 255

      • McNair program
      • Advanced Opportunity Program fellowships

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McNair Director
Carmen Aguilar
(414) 229-2464
Assistant Director, Graduate Diversity and Opportunities Program
Thoy Bouakongxaya
(414) 229-6618
thoy@uwm.edu
Program Advisor
Darius Carr
(414) 229-2768
dcarr@uwm.edu
Program Manager
Desere C. Liddell
(414) 229-6538
dcl@uwm.edu
Professional Development

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Coordinator
Amber Tucker
(414) 229-4818
Public Relations and Recruitment

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Public Relations Coordinator
Andrew Palen
(414) 229-4984
Recruiter
Elizabeth Farrow
(414) 229-6267

Administrative Offices

Fax #: (414) 229-6967

Strategic Initiatives in Research, Education, and Scholarship (SIRES)

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Mitchell 247

Director
Kathleen Koch
Mitchell 247
(414) 229-3699
kjk@uwm.edu
Program Assistant
Cynthia Marifke
Mitchell 247
(414) 229-7108
marifke@uwm.edu
Graduate Faculty Governance Support

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The following staff support the activities of the Graduate Faculty Committee and its subcommittees, which approve Graduate School requirements and regulations.

Peter Hansen
Mitchell 243
(414) 229-5890
peterh@uwm.edu
Kathleen Koch
Mitchell 247
(414) 229-3699
kjk@uwm.edu

Administrative and Financial Services

Mitchell 239

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Assistant Dean for Administrative and Financial Services
Wendy Labinski
(414) 229-5547
labinskw@uwm.edu
Human Resources
Vacant
Financial Services and any other inquiries
Ron Lynch
(414) 229-2867
rjl2@uwm.edu

Information Technology & Analysis

Mitchell 243

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Director
J. Shane Dunlap
(414) 229-3160
jsdunlap@uwm.edu
Looking for Shane Haensgen? See Graduate Program Services Representatives.
Technical Resources Manager
Riley Hale
(414) 229-2422
rjhale@uwm.edu
Web Developer
David Combs
(414) 229-7268
dwcombs@uwm.edu
Comprehensive Support Services
Steven Hunt
(414) 229-5449
hunts@uwm.edu
Graduate Program Data Specialist
Akshat Kapoor
(414) 229-5957
akapoor@uwm.edu
Webmaster

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Peter Hansen
(414) 229-5890
peterh@uwm.edu

Page last updated on: 12/18/2014