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Graduate School Directory

Leadership Team

Aziz

Nadim M. Aziz, Ph.D.

aziz@clemson.edu

Interim Dean
E-105 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 4172

The Dean of the Graduate School coordinates all graduate programs and advises the Provost on policies and regulations pertaining to graduate study, graduate admissions policies, graduate programs, and the granting of graduate degrees. The Dean of the Graduate School or designee chairs the Graduate Curriculum Committee and the Graduate Advisory Committee.

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felder

Frankie Felder, Ed.D.

frankie@clemson.edu

Associate Dean
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 1845

Senior Associate Dean Frankie Felder is chiefly responsible for the analysis and revision of academic policies and procedures of the Graduate School as well as management of the Graduate Academic Grievance Committee, the Graduate Academic Integrity Committee, professional development and diversity initiatives. Dr. Felder provides counsel and guidance to students and programs on matters related to academic progress, policies and standards. Conceptualizing and leading FORGE: Focus on Research and Graduate Education, South Carolina, a project of the collective group of graduate deans throughout the state, comprises her research, teaching and service effort.

Ferrell

William Ferrell, Ph.D.

fwillia@clemson.edu

Professor/Associate Dean
200 Freeman Hall & E-105 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 2724

The Associate Dean of international graduate issues primarily works with collaborative research and graduate student recruiting.

Admissions Team

Costel

Kathleen Costello

kcostel@clemson.edu

Director of Admissions & Recruitment
E-209 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 2561

The Director of Graduate Admissions & Recruitment oversees the operations of the Graduate Admissions Office by providing leadership and administrative direction for the implementation of the recruitment strategies and admission policies and procedures of the Graduate School.

Kindard

Laura Kinard

lkinard@clemson.edu

Admissions Coordinator, Sponsored/Non-Traditional
E106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 5336

Serves as a liaison to academic departments, program coordinators, and prospective applicants with regards to admission procedures and coordinates the admissions process for applicants who are sponsored and those interested in Conditional Language Admission. (Military Friendly designated staff).

McCracken

Jan McCracken

mjanet@clemson.edu

Domestic Admissions Coordinator
E-209 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 4185

Serves as a liaison to academic departments, program coordinators, and prospective applicants with regards to admission procedures and coordinates the admissions process for Domestic Applicants A-Z.

Stewart

Tonyia Stewart

tonyias@clemson.edu

International Admissions Coordinator
E209 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 5342

International Applicants M-Z

Serves as a liaison to academic departments, program coordinators, and prospective international applicants with regards to admission procedures and coordinates the admissions process for International Applicants whose last name begins with the letter M-Z.

Young8

Tim Young

young8@clemson.edu

International Admissions Coordinator
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 6824

Serves as a liaison to academic departments, program coordinators, and prospective international applicants with regards to admission procedures and coordinates the admissions process for International Applicants whose last name begins with the letter A-L.

Stokes

Jessica Stokes

jnstewa@clemson.edu

Admin. Graduate Admissions
E-209 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 3195

Provides administrative support to the Graduate Admissions Office and manages all mail transactions related to supporting documents associated with applications for admission and dissemination of notification of admissions decisions.

Utley

Michael Utley

michaeu@clemson.edu

Graduate Admissions Representative

Supports the recruitment and admission efforts of the graduate school by functioning as a student services representative to prospective students.

Jha

Priyanka Jha

priyanj@clemson.edu

Graduate Admissions Representative

Supports the recruitment and admission efforts of the graduate school by functioning as a student services representative to prospective students.

Administrative Team

Smith

Dena Smith

denas@clemson.edu

Administrative Assistant
E-108 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 4172

Provides support to the dean's and various Graduate School Committees (Military Friendly designated staff)

sloop

Lavonne Sloop

lsloop@clemson.edu

Administrative Assistant
E-108 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 2357

Provides support to the dean's and various Graduate School Committees

Smith

Sandra Smith

scmello@clemson.edu

Administrative Specialist II
E-108 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 5202

Support of graduate assistants, fellowships and student payroll.

Goodman

Brenda Goodman

bgoodma@clemson.edu

Retiree Employment Service
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 5337

Process support for Clemson University's Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships.

Rackley

Kaye Rackley

krackle@clemson.edu

Retiree Employment Service
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 5340

Processes student forms, provides some statistical data, monitors Graduate Student grades and special projects.

Communications and Marketing Team

Bunch

Jill Bunch

jillbb@clemson.edu

Director of Public Information and Social Media
E-107 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 1340

Internal and external communications and marketing. Managing editor of all Graduate School publications. Manages staff in charge of final review of student thesis and dissertation manuscripts

Graben

Ellen Graben

egraben@clemson.edu

Public Info Specialist
E106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 5338

Reviews student thesis and dissertation manuscripts.Writes and copy edits Graduate School print-publication and online content. Assists with web and print graphics. 

Professional Development Team

Available

Position Available

Director of Professional Development
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634

Creates programs and oversees content regarding professional development for graduate students.

Duckworth

Jenn Landis

jlandis@clemson.edu

Professional Development Graduate Assistant
E106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634

Assists with planning, marketing, and organization of professional development events for the Graduate School.

Banner Team

Fleming

Dave Fleming

sched@clemson.edu

Research Associate
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 2878

Manages statistical data, GAD allocations, and special projects

Costel

Kace Costello

kacec@clemson.edu

Business Analyst
Ravenel
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 5960

Iriarte

Walter Iriarte

iriarte@clemson.edu

Information Design Specialist
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634

Designs and creates instructional material, as well as providing consultation for multimedia visual information contributing to the development and production of the Graduate School’s programs and services.

Technology Team

Hix

Mandi Hix

mhix@clemson.edu

Director of Web Technologies
E106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 1546

Manages all projects related to technology and web development in the Graduate School

Oversees staff assisting with web design and technical support

Ballentine

Frank Ballentine

fballen@clemson.edu

Technologies Consultant
E-105 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 3251

Assists all projects related to technology and web development in the Graduate School

Manages Technical support and IT issues

Bhargava

Ayush Bhargava

ayushb@clemson.edu

Graduate IT Assistant

Supports the projects related to technology and web development in the Graduate School.

Redmond

Wynton Redmond

wyntonr@clemson.edu

Graduate IT Assistant

Supports the projects related to technology and web development in the Graduate School.