Traci Norris

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  • Graduate Coordinator
  • English, History

Contact Info

Wescoe Hall, Room 2012


Traci serves as the Graduate Program Coordinator for the English and History Departments in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  She manages administrative aspects of the graduate program and works closely with students and faculty.  

She provides students equitable advising on program policy and requirements, campus resources and guidance on the logistics of their graduate degree from application to graduation. This includes admissions, enrollment, petitions, comprehensive/final exams, and graduation. She works closely with faculty on key processes and initiatives related to graduate education, develops written and online communication and maintains student records in her departments. 

Traci joined the COGA team in 2022. She began working at KU as a Program Facilitator in the department of Lifelong & Professional Education in 2022. She earned her Master’s in Public Administration at Webster University after completing her B.S. in Criminal Justice at the University of Mount Olive. She is a Lawrence native but spent many years living throughout the United States as well as overseas. She has work experience in the government sector, non-profit organizations and has worked extensively with the uniformed services.  




M.A. in Public Administration, Webster University
B.S. in Criminal Justice, University of Mount Olive