Graduate Council

Graduate Council

The Graduate Council is the governing body of the Graduate School and consists of the Dean of the Graduate School, faculty members elected from the graduate faculty and graduate students designated annually by the Graduate Student Organization. The Graduate Council establishes regulations for the Graduate School; develops standards for the admission and matriculation of graduate students; and recommends priorities for the allocation of graduate support resources.

Graduate Council Members

Presiding:

Gretchen Mahler, Interim Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School

Faculty Representatives:

2023-2025 Term

  • Vladimir Nikulin, Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Loretta Mason-Williams, College of Community and Public Affairs, Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership
  • Steven Schwartz, School of Management
  • Brad Cannon, School of Management
  • Sharon Bryant, Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Praseeda Gopinath, Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, Fine Arts and Humanities, English
  • Kyoung- Don Kang, Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science, Computer Science
  • Norah Henry, Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences, Geography
  • Pegor Aynajian,Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, Science and Math, Physics
  • Anja Karnein, Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences, Philosophy
  • Tao Zhang, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Sarah Young, College of Community and Public Affairs, Social Work

Graduate Director Representatives:

2023-2024 Term

  • Sungdai Cho, Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, Fine Arts and Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies
  • Tony Davis, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Translation Research and Instruction Program
  • Melissa Hardesty, College of Community and Public Affairs, Social Work
  • Guy German, Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science, BioMedical Engineering
  • Seden Akcinaroglu, Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences, Political Science
  • Andreas Pape, Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences, Economics
  • Nicole Rouhana, Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Hiroki Sayama, Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science, Systems Science and Industrial Engineering
  • Yvonne Johnson, Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs, Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Weixing Zhu, Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, Science and Mathematics, Biology

Graduate Student Representatives:

  • Harshitha Gurram, Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Jobial Alex, Harpur College of Arts and Science
  • Jenna Buquicchio, School of Mangament
  • Summer Farriss, College of Community and Public Affairs

Ex Officio Members:

  • Michael Jacobson, Vice President for Research

Associate Deans from Other Colleges:

  • Carl Lipo, Harpur College of Arts and Sciences
  • Junghyun Cho, Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Judith Deluca, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pamela StewartFahs, Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Kristina Marty, College of Community and Public Affairs
  • Niyazi Bodur, CIO
  • Jillian Sandy, Libraries

Graduate Council Minutes

2023-2024

2022-2023

2021-2022

2020-2021

2019-2020

2018-2019

2017-2018

2016-2017