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Associate Dean

D. Scott Bennett

  • Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and Distinguished Professor of Political Science

105 Sparks Building

(814) 865-1439

dsb10@psu.edu

Graduate Studies Staff

Susan Johnson

  • Assistant Director of Research Funding, Planning, and Operations

105 Sparks Building

(814) 863-6479

Lynn Sebulsky

  • Administrative Coordinator for Graduate Studies

105 Sparks Building

(814) 867-4357

Michael Putnam

  • Graduate Curriculum Coordinator and Associate Professor of German and Linguistics

239 Burrowes Building

(814) 863-2138

Alena Sunderland

  • Administrative Support Assistant for the Associate Dean

105 Sparks

(814) 865-1439

Anthropology

Mary Shenk

  • Director of Graduate Studies

318 Carpenter Building

(814) 863-1045

Audrey Chambers

  • Graduate Program Staff

414 Carpenter Building

(814) 867-0009

Applied Linguistics

Xiaofei Lu

  • Director of Graduate Studies

301 Sparks Building

(814) 865-4692

Aline da Costa Faé

  • Graduate Staff Assistant

234 Sparks Building

(814) 867-4284

Asian Studies

Nico Volland

  • Director of Graduate Studies

201G Old Botany Building Building

(814) 867-3422

Laura Shaffer

  • Graduate Staff Assistant

438 Burrowes Building

(814) 865-1352

Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies

Mark Munn

  • Director of Graduate Studies

101 Weaver Building

(814) 863-0052

Shantelle Jones-Williams

  • Graduate Program Staff

108 Weaver building

(814) 865-0019

Communication Arts and Sciences

Kirt Wilson

  • Director of Graduate Studies

220 Sparks Building

(814) 865-1985

Robin Kowa

  • Graduate Program Staff

234 Sparks Building

(814) 865-5558

Comparative Literature

Nico Volland

  • Director of Graduate Studies

201G Old Botany Building Building

(814) 867-3422

Laura Shaffer

  • Graduate Staff Assistant

438 Burrowes Building

(814) 865-1352

Criminology

Tom Loughran

  • Director of Graduate Studies

1011 Oswald Tower

(814) 865-8668

Eunice Hockenberry

  • Graduate Program Staff

214 Oswald Tower

(814) 865-3455

Economics

Marc Henry

  • Director of Graduate Studies

522 Kern Building

(814) 865-5481

Krista Winkelblech

  • Graduate Program Staff

515 Kern Building

(814) 865-1458

English

David Loewenstein

  • Director of Graduate Studies

435 Burrowes Building

(814) 863-8678

Cheryl Mohr

  • Graduate Program Staff

403 Burrowes Building

(814) 863-3069

French

Jean-Claude Vuillemin

  • Director of Graduate Studies

334 Burrowes Building

(814) 865-1978

Leah Osowski

  • Graduate Staff Assistant

438 Burrowes Building

German

Sabine Doran

  • Director of Graduate Studies

243 Burrowes Building

(814) 865-5481

Laura Shaffer

  • Graduate Staff Assistant

438 Burrowes Building

(814) 865-1352

History

Gregory Smits

  • Director of Graduate Studies

211 Weaver Building

(814) 863-0172

Shantelle Jones-Williams

  • Graduate Program Staff

108 Weaver building

(814) 865-0019

Labor Studies and Employment Relations

Elaine Farndale

  • Director of Graduate Studies

501C Keller Building

(814) 867-3320

Erin Hetzel

  • Graduate Program Staff

506 Keller Building

(814) 867-4167

Philosophy

Leonard Lawlor

  • Director of Graduate Studies

246 Sparks Building

(814) 865-7822

Claudia Horner

  • Graduate Program Staff

234 Sparks Building

(814) 865-4485

Public Policy

Christopher Witko

  • Director of Graduate Studies

1G Keller Building

(814) 865-7515

cxw877@psu.edu

Political Science

Glenn Palmer

  • Director of Graduate Studies

208 Pond Lab

(814) 865-5594

Kristy Boob

  • Graduate Program Staff

203 Pond Lab

(814) 863-1595

Psychology

Alicia Grandey

  • Director of Graduate Studies

620 Moore Building

(814) 863-1867

Sherri Gilliland

  • Graduate Program Staff

132 Moore Building

(814) 863-1721

Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese

Rena Torres Cacoullos

  • Director of Graduate Studies

249 Burrowes Building

(814) 865-1153

Leah Osowski

  • Graduate Staff Assistant

438 Burrowes Building

Sociology

Jennifer Van Hook

  • Director of Graduate Studies

211 Oswald Tower

(814) 867-2276

Eunice Hockenberry

  • Graduate Program Staff

214 Oswald Tower

(814) 865-3455

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Alicia Decker

  • Director of Graduate Studies

128B Willard Building

(814) 867-3561

Jamie Whitehead

  • Graduate Program Staff

133 Willard Building

(814) 867-3549
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