Organizational Chart

A chart depicting the Cornell University Graduate School organizational structure. All information is found on the text of this page.
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Dean of the Graduate School – Barbara A. Knuth

  • Executive Assistant – Kelly Tillotson
  • Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs – Jan Allen
    • Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Life – Janna Lamey
      • Operations Manager, Big Red Barn Graduate and Professional Student Center – Jennifer Forbes
    • Assistant to the Deans – Mike Skinner
  • Associate Dean for Administration – Jason Kahabka
    • Director of Admissions and Fellowships  – Mariah McNamara
      • Admissions Specialist – Katie Muro
      • Admissions Specialist – Shirley Weaver
      • Fellowship Specialist – Holly Boulia
    • Director of Student Services and Registrar – Brenda D’Angelo
      • Assistant Registrar – Anne Haessner
      • Student Services Specialist – Janine Brace
      • Student Services Specialist – Rhonda Kinley
    • Manager Data Reporting/Analysis – Rosemary Lang
    • Data Analyst – Demian Cummings
    • Administrative Manager – Kevin Mannella
  • Associate Dean for Inclusion and Student Engagement – Sara Xayarath Hernández
    • Director of Postdoctoral Studies – Christine Holmes
    • Senior Director of Recruitment – Anitra Douglas-McCarthy
    • Program Coordinator and Administrative Assistant – Alyssa Lopez
  • Director of Assessment – Anne Laughlin
  • Executive Director of CIRTL at Cornell – Colleen McLinn
    • Professional Development Program Assistant – Vacant
    • Temporary CIRTL Teaching Support Specialist – Kimberly Williams
  • Executive Director of Careers Beyond Academia – Susi Varvayanis
    • Experiential Program Director of Careers Beyond Academia – Denise DiRienzo
  • Senior Director of Communications – Elizabeth Ellis
    • Communications Assistant – Katya Hrichak

(Revised 6/27/19)