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Staff Directory

The staff members in Graduate Studies are always available to answer your questions. To send an email to a specific person, click on one of the names below. If you're unsure of who to contact, send an email to or call 404.894.1610.




Conflict Resolution & Ombuds

  • Kyla Ross, Ph.D., Assistant Vice Provost for Advocacy and Conflict Resolution
  • Leigh Bottomley, Ph.D., Faculty and Graduate Student Ombuds
  • Russ Callen, Ph.D., Faculty and Graduate Student Ombuds


Communications & Marketing




Grad Groups & Orientation

  • James Black, Ph.D., Assistant Director of Strategic Initiatives and Grad Life


Professional Development for Graduate Students


Responsible Conduct of Research Program

  • Jason Borenstein, Ph.D., Director of Graduate Research Ethics Programs
  • Judy Willis, Administrator of Graduate Research Ethics Programs


Thesis and Dissertation Support

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