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Doug Woods

Dr. Douglas Woods

Vice Provost for Graduate & Professional Studies and

Dean of the Graduate School

(414) 288-3769

douglas.woods@marquette.edu

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Jenny Staab

Assistant to the Dean

(414) 288-3769

jennifer.staab@marquette.edu

  • Provides support to the Vice Provost for Graduate & Professional Studies and Dean of the Graduate School
  • Provides administrative support in all areas relating to the processing of graduate applications and new student enrollment
Carrieanne Hayslett

Dr. Carrianne Hayslett

Associate Dean of the Graduate School

(414) 288-0252

carrianne.hayslett@marquette.edu

  • Supports academic aspects of graduate education
  • Oversees the academic review of graduate student progress
  • Coordinates professional development initiatives for graduate students
Carl Wainscott

Carl Wainscott

Assistant Dean of the Graduate School

(414) 288-5319

carl.wainscott@marquette.edu

  • Manages the daily operation of the Graduate School
  • Formulates budgets and fulfills requests for statistical reports and data analysis
  • Assists with strategic planning
Tad Burch

Rev. Thaddeus Burch, S.J.

Director of Special Projects

(414) 288-1531

thaddeus.burch@marquette.edu

Carrie Pruhs

Carrie Pruhs

Director of Academic Business Affairs

(414) 288-5323

carrie.pruhs@marquette.edu

  • Chief budget assistant to the Dean
  • Coordinates all aspects of HR within the Graduate School 
  • Coordinates revision of Graduate Bulletin
Ida McConnell

Ida McConnell

Assistant Director for Student Development and Alumni Relations

(414) 288-1670

ida.mcconnell@marquette.edu

  • Develops communication processes with University Advancement
  • Coordinates student development programming
  • Provides administrative support in all areas relating to the processing of graduate applications and new student enrollment
Tom Marek

Tom Marek

Assistant Director for Financial Aid

(414) 288-5325

thomas.marek@marquette.edu

  • Manages annual financial aid competitions and administers merit-based aid for graduate students
  • Coordinates student health insurance for graduate assistants
Sherri Lex

Sherri Lex

Assistant Director for Student Records

(414) 288-7182

sherri.lex@marquette.edu

  • Provides a broad range of record services both within the Graduate School, among academic and administrative units, and to current students
  • Provides administrative overview and maintenance of graduate student records
Katie Ruetz

Katie Ruetz

Director of Graduate Admissions

(414) 288-4880

katie.ruetz@marquette.edu

  • Manages all facets of the daily operation of Graduate Admissions
  • Coordinates with all graduate departments regarding application procedures
Lizzie Kerrick

Lizzie Kerrick

Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Graduate Program Recruiter

(414) 288-4792

elizabeth.kerrick@marquette.edu

  • Program areas: Clinical Psychology, Clinical and Translational Rehabilitation Health Sciences, Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology programs, Dentistry (M.S.), Nursing, Speech-Language Pathology, and Transfusion Medicine
  • Assists prospective students, applicants, admitted students, and matriculated students
  • Works closely with the Office of Marketing and Communication (OMC) to develop graduate marketing and recruitment efforts
  • Maintains the Graduate School's web and social media presence
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Mary Wacker

Graduate Program Recruiter

(414) 288-0327

mary.wacker@marquette.edu

  • Program areas: Communication, Educational Policy and Leadership, English, Foreign Languages and Literature, History, Philosophy, Political Science, International Affairs, Public Service, Theology, and Religious Studies
  • Assists prospective students, applicants, admitted students, and matriculated students
Karen Raflik

Karen Raflik

Graduate Program Recruiter

(414) 288-7139

karen.raflik@marquette.edu

  • Program areas: Biological Sciences (including Neuroscience); Chemistry; Engineering programs; Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science programs
  • Assists prospective students, applicants, admitted students, and matriculated students
Amy Meyer-Johnson

Amy Meyer-Johnson

Office Associate

(414) 288-7137

amy.meyer-johnson@marquette.edu

  • Provides clerical support to the Graduate School
  • Coordinates and routes all incoming communication
  • Provides administrative support in all areas relating to the processing of applications and new student enrollment
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Giuliana Scardina

Graduate Assistant for Recruitment

(414) 288-4873

giuliana.scardina@marquette.edu