College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Our Team

The College Office of Graduate Affairs (COGA) works with departments to strengthen the College's graduate programs, while supporting the progress of graduate students through their degree programs.


Associate Director
Graduate Affairs Coordinator


Governance, Awards, and Orientation Coordinator

Student Services & Advising

Corinne Butler
Graduate Coordinator -- , Anthropology, Gerontology, Sociology, Religious Studies
Senior Graduate Coordinator --, African & African American Studies, American Studies, History of Art, Indigenous Studies, Museum Studies
Graduate Coordinator --, Geology, Geography and Atmospheric Sciences
Graduate Coordinator -- , Molecular Biosciences, Theatre & Dance
Graduate Coordinator--, Communication Studies, Center for East Asian Studies, Center for Global and International Studies, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Center for Russian, Eastern European & Eurasian Studies
Cari Ann Kreienhop
Senior Graduate Coordinator --, Master's in Public Affairs and Administration
Avery Meadows headshot
Graduate Coordinator -- , Chemistry
Aley Pennington
Graduate Coordinator --, Classics, East Asian Languages and Cultures, French & Italian, Germanic Languages & Literatures, Philosophy, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Spanish & Portuguese, Second Language Studies Grad Certificate
Kate Pleskac
Graduate Coordinator -- , Economics & Math
A photo of Joel Sauerwein
Graduate Coordinator --, Physics and Astronomy, Film & Media Studies
Image, Mary Strickell
Graduate Coordinator -- , , English, History
Senior Graduate Coordinator -- , Speech-Language-Hearing, Applied Behavioral Science
Graduate Coordinator -- , Political Science, Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion
Graduate Coordinator -- , Psychology, Visual Art
Ryan Zeigler
Graduate Coordinator -- ,, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology