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Phone: 901.678.3067, FAX: 901.678.4831
107 Scates Hall
Thomas Nenon, PhD, Dean
Roger Kreuz, PhD, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies -- 901.678.3372

Department of Anthropology
Phone: 901.678.2080, FAX: 901.678.2069
Home Page:
316 Manning Hall 
Ruthbeth Finerman, Ph.D., Chair
Kathryn Hicks, PhD, Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.3328

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429 Smith Hall
Ramin Homayouni, Ph.D., Director and Program Director -- 901.678.1670

Department of Biological Sciences
Phone: 901.678.2581, FAX: 901.678.0173
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201 Life Sciences
Randall Bayer, Ph.D., Chair
Charles Lessman, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.2963

Department of Chemistry
Phone: 901.678.2622, FAX: 901.678.3447
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213 Smith Chemistry
Gary Emmert, Ph.D., Chair
Paul Simone, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.3671

Department of City and Regional Planning, School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy
Phone: 901.678.2161, Fax: 901.678.4162
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208 McCord Hall
Charles Santo, PhD, Chair and Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.3566

Department of Computer Science
Phone: 901.678.5465, Fax: 901.678.1506
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375 Dunn Hall
Lan Wang, PhD, Chair and Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.2727

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy
Phone: 901.678.2737, FAX: 901.678.5279
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311 McCord Hall 
K. B. Turner, Ph.D., Chair
Bert Burraston, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator

Department of Earth Sciences
Phone: 901.678.2177, FAX: 901.678.2178
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107 Johnson Hall 
Daniel Larsen, Ph.D., Chair
Randel T. Cox, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.4361

Center for Earthquake Research & Information
Phone: 901.678.2007, FAX: 901.678.4734
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3890 Central Ave
Charles Langston, Ph.D., Director 
Christine Powell, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.8455

Department of English
Phone: 901.678.2651, FAX: 901.678.2226
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467 Patterson Hall 
Joshua Phillips, Ph.D., Chair
Jeffrey Scraba, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.4768

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Phone: 901.678.2506, FAX: 901.678.5338
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108 Jones Hall
William Thompson, Ph.D., Chair
Fernando Burgos, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.3158
Denis D. Grele, Ph.D.,Graduate Advisor of French -- 901.678.3150

Department of History
Phone: 901.678.2515, FAX: 901.678.2720
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219 Mitchell Hall 
Aram Goudsouzian, Ph.D., Chair
Daniel Unowsky, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.3385

Department of Mathematical Sciences
Phone: 901.678.2482, FAX: 901.678.2480
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373 Winfield Dunn Hall 
Irena Lasiecka, Ph.D., Chair
Fernanda Botelho, Ph.D., Mathematics Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.3131
E. O. George, Ph.D. Statistics Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.5088

Department of Philosophy
Phone: 901.678.2535, FAX: 901.678.4365
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327 Clement Hall 
Stephan Blatti, Ph.D., Interim Chair -- 901.678.4289
Mary Beth Mader, Ph.D., Graduate Admissions Director -- 901.678.4526
Timothy Roche, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.4365

Department of Physics and Materials Science
Phone: 901.678.2410, FAX: 901.678.4733
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216 Manning Hall 
Jingbiao Cui, Ph.D., Chair
Sanjay Mishra, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.3115

Department of Political Science
Phone: 901.678.2395, FAX: 901.678.2983
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437 Clement Hall 
Matthias Kaelberer, Ph.D., Department Chair
Nicole Detraz, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.2395
Eric Groenendyk, Ph.D., Graduate Recruiting Coordinator -- 901.678.3462

Department of Psychology
Phone: 901.678.2145, FAX: 901.678.2579
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202 Psychology Building 
Frank Andrasik, Ph.D, Chair
Robert Cohen, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.4679

Department of Public and Non-Profit Administration, School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy
Phone: 901.678.3360; FAX 901.678.2981
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124 McCord Hall 
Michael Howell-Moroney, Ph.D., Chair
Sharon Wrobel, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.4720

Department of Sociology

Phone: 901.678.2611, FAX: 901.678.2525
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231 Clement Hall 
Jeni Loftus, PhD, Interim Chair
Wesley James, PhD, Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.1631

Department of Social Work
Phone: 901.678.2616; FAX: 901.678.2981
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226McCord Hall 
Steven Soifer, PhD, Chair
Susan Neely-Barnes, PhD, MSW Program Coordinator -- 901.678.3438
Fawn Pettet, MSW Admissions Coordinator -- 901.678.3156


Phone: 901.678.2432, FAX: 901.678.3759
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Rajiv Grover, Ph.D., Dean -- 901.678.3633
Lloyd Brooks, Ed.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs -- 901.678.4620
Thomas Miller, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Administration -- 901.678.4653
Balaji Krishnan, Director, MBA Programs -- 901.678.2786
Jacqueline Woodall, Ph.D. Program Admission & Retention Coordinator -- 901.678.5250
Mary Ann Dawson, Manager, EMBA Program -- 901.678.5280
Marja Martin, Professional MBA and Online MBA Advisor -- 901.678.3405
Stephanie Stringer, International MBA Advisor -- 901.678.3499

School of Accountancy
Phone: 901.678.4569, FAX: 901.678.4282
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200 Fogelman Administration
Kenton Walker, Ph.D., Director
David Spiceland, Ph.D. Master's Program Coordinator -- 901.678.2441
Zabihallah Rezaee, Ph.D., Ph.D. Program Coordinator -- 901.678.4569

Department of Economics
Phone: 901.678.2785, FAX: 901.678.4705
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400 Fogelman Administration
William Smith, Ph.D., Chair
Andrew Hussey, Ph.D., Master's Program Coordinator -- 901.678.1487
Albert Okunade, Ph.D., Ph.D. Program Coordinator -- 901.678.2672

Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
Phone: 901.678.5930, FAX: 901.678.4705
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402 Fogelman Administration
P.K. Jain, Ph.D., Interim Chair
Leslie Mathis, Finance Master's Program Coordinator -- 901.678.4642
Mark A. Sunderman, Ph.D., Real Estate Master's Program Coordinator -- 901.678.5142
Thomas H. McInish, Ph.D., Finance PhD Program Coordinator -- 901.678.5930

Department of Management
Phone: 901.678.4551, FAX: 901.678.4705
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202 Fogelman Administration
Charles A. (Chuck) Pierce, Ph.D., Chair
Francis Fabian, Ph.D., Ph.D. Program Coordinator -- 901.678.2851

Department of Business Information and Technology 
Phone: 901.678.4613, FAX: 901.678.4705
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300 Fogelman Administration
Robin Poston, Ph.D., Chair & Ph.D. Program Coordinator -- 901.678.4613
Sandra Richardson, Ph.D., Master's Program Coordinator -- 901.678.4613
Chen Zhang, Ph.D., Ph.D. Program Coordinator -- 901.678.5671

Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management
Phone: (901) 678-2667, FAX: 901.678.4705
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Marla Royne Stafford, Ph.D., Chair
Daniel Sherrell, Ph.D., Ph.D. Program Coordinator -- 901.678.4552


Phone: 901.678.2350, FAX: 901.678.5118
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Richard Ranta, Ph.D., Dean -- 901.678.5086
Moira Logan, M.F.A., Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Studies -- 901.678.5085

Department of Architecture
Phone: 901.678.2724, FAX: 901.678.1755
Home Page:
404 Jones Hall 
Michael D. Hagge, MArch, MCRP, Chair
Sherry Bryan, MArch, Coordinator of Graduate Studies -- 901.678.3302

Department of Art
Phone: 901.678.2216, FAX: 901.678.2735
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200 Art and Communication Building
Richard Lou, MFA, Chair
Niles A. Wallace, MFA, Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.4899
Fred Albertson, PhD, Art History Graduate Advisor -- 901.678.2941

Art Museum
Phone: 901.678.2224, FAX: 901.678.5118
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142 Communication and Fine Arts Building
Leslie Luebbers, Ph.D., Director and Coordinator -- 901.678.2224
Graduate Certificate Program in Museum Studies

Department of Communication
Phone: 901.678.2565, FAX: 901.678.4331
Home Page:
212 Art and Communication Building
Leroy G. Dorsey, Ph.D., Chair
Antonio D. Velasco, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.3185

Department of Journalism
Phone: 901.678.2401, FAX: 901.678.4287
Home Page:
300 Meeman Journalism 
David Arant, Ph.D., Chair
Joe Hayden, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.4784

Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music
Phone: 901.678.2541, FAX: 901.678.3096
Home Page:
123 Music Building
John Chiego, MM, Director
Kenneth Kreitner, Ph.D., Assistant Director for Graduate Studies -- 901.678.3785

Department of Theatre and Dance
Phone: 901.678.2523, FAX: 901.678.1350
Home Page:
143 Theatre Building
Holly Lau, MFA, Chair
Janice Benning Lacek, MFA, Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.3188


Phone: 901.678.4265, FAX: 901.678.4778
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Dr. Ernest Rakow, Ph.D., Interim Dean -- 901.678.2399
Suzanne Lease, Ph.D., Interim Assistant Dean of Education for Graduate Programs -- 901.678.4476

Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research
Phone: 901.678.2841, FAX: 901.678.5114
Home Page:
100 Ball Education 
N. Dewaine Rice, Ed.D., Interim Chair
Pam Cogdal Ph.D., Counseling Program Director -- 901.678.4931, 100B Ball Hall
Eraina Schauss, Ph.D., Clinical Mental Health Program Coordinator -- 901.678.3347, 304D Ball Hall
Suzanne Lease, Ph.D., Counseling Psychology Coordinator -- 901.678.4476, 304B Ball Hall
Christian E. Mueller, Ph.D., Educational Psychology Coordinator -- 901.678.4392, 303B Ball Hall
Yonghong Jade Xu, Ph.D., Educational Research Coordinator -- 901.678.5026, 300C Ball Hall

Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership
Phone: 901.678.2365, FAX: 901.678.3881
Home Page:
404 Ball Hall 
Lee Allen, Ph.D., Interim Chair
Duane M. Giannangelo, Ph.D., Director of Graduate Programs -- 901.678.2373
Shelby Tate, Academic Service Associate -- 901.678.3921

Department of Leadership
Phone: 901.678.2369, FAX: 901.678.0505
Home Page:
123 Ball Hall 
Reginald L. Green, Ph.D., Interim Chair and Coordinator of Graduate Studies (Leadership and Policy Studies)
Phone: 901.678.3445

Jeffery Wilson, Ph.D.,Graduate Studies Coordinator (Higher and Adult Education)
Phone: 901.678.3428
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Phone: 901.678.2171, FAX: 901.678.4180
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202B Engineering Administration Building 
Richard Sweigard, Ph.D., Dean
Warren Haggard, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies -- 901.678.2071

Department of Biomedical Engineering
Phone: 901.678.3733, FAX: 901.678.5281
Home Page:
330 Engineering Technology 
Eugene Eckstein, Ph.D., Chair
Amy de Jongh Curry, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.2017

Department of Civil Engineering
Phone: 901.678.2746, FAX: 901.678.3026
Home Page:
104 Engineering Science 
Shahram Pezeshk, Ph.D., Interim Chair
Roger W. Meier, Ph.D, Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.3284

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Phone: 901.678.2175, FAX: 901.678.5469
Home Page:
206 Engineering Science 
Russell J. Deaton, Ph.D., Chair
Chrysanthe Preza, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.4369

Department of Engineering Technology
Phone: 901.678.2225, FAX: 901.678.5145
Home Page:
203 Engineering Technology 
Scott Southall, M.S., Chair
Carl R. Williams, M.S., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.2225

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Phone: 901.678.2173, FAX: 901.678.3980
Home Page:
312 Engineering Science 
Sumanta Acharya, Ph.D., Chair
Teong Tan, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.2701


Phone: 901.678.2003, FAX: 901.678.4906
Home Page:
2502 Community Health Bldg 
Lin Zhan, Ph.D., Dean
Shirleatha Lee, Ph.D., Interim Associate Dean for Academic Programs -- 901.678.2036
Gayle Shiba, Ph.D., Director of MSN Program -- 901.678.3100


Phone: 901.678.5800, FAX: 901.525.1282
Home Page:
807 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105
Maurice I. Mendel, Ph.D., Dean
Linda D. Jarmulowicz, Ph.D., Associate Dean -- 901.678.5800
David J. Wark, Ph.D., Director of Graduate Studies -- 901.678.5891

School of Health Studies

Phone: 901.678.4316, FAX: 901.678.3591
Home Page:
106 Elma Roane Field House
Richard J. Bloomer, Ph.D., Chair
Lawrence Weiss, Ed.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.4648
Ruth Williams-Hooker, Ed.D., Coordinator, Clinical Nutrition program -- 901.678.3108


Phone: 901.678.4501, FAX: 901.678.0372
Home Page:
236A Robison Hall
Lisa Klesges, Ph.D., Dean
Marian Levy, Dr.P.H., R.D, Assistant Dean & Director of Graduate Studies -- 901.678.4514

Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Phone: 901.678-2794, FAX: 901.678.1715
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208 Robison Hall
Ken Ward, Ph.D., Director
Satish Kedia, Ph.D., Doctoral Coordinator -- 901.678.1433

Division of Health Systems Management and Policy
Phone: 901.678.2794, FAX: 901.678.0383
Home Page:
132 Robison Hall
Mark Hendricks, M.H.A., Director MHA Program
Dan Gentry, Ph.D., Doctoral Coordinator -- 901.678.3437

Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Environmental Health Science
Phone: 901.678.2794, FAX: 901.678.1715
Home Page:
208 Robison Hall
James Gurney, PhD, Director
Fawaz Mzayek, MD, MPH, PhD, Doctoral Coordinator -- 901.678.1662

MPH and MHA Programs
Phone: 901.678.2982, FAX: 901.678.0383
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116 Robison Hall
Mark Hendricks, M.H.A., Director of Masters Programs -- 901.678.2982


Phone: 901.678.4056, FAX: 901.678.4049
Home Page:
201 Brister Hall
Dan Lattimore, Ph.D, Dean
William Akey, Ed.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Studies -- 901.678.3993
Keith Sisson, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Coordinator -- 901.678.3066