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Graduate School Directory

Leadership Team

osborne

Jason W. Osborne, Ph.D.

jwo@clemson.edu

Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 4172

Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School Jason Osborne oversees all activities within the Graduate School. This includes advising the Provost on policy related to graduate education, overseeing all processes from application through graduation, and professional development for graduate students and faculty. He leads the Graduate School staff in working closely with academic units to support their goals and mission, developing and supporting innovative initiatives in graduate education, and evaluating and maintaining the exceptional quality of programs offered at Clemson.

Jason’s background is in educational psychology and statistics. He continues to be an active scholar in applied statistics, having authored numerous books, articles, and scholarly presentations. His academic appointment as Professor is in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Prior to coming to Clemson, he spent almost two decades focused solely on graduate education at several other research universities. You can see his current CV here.

fleming

David S. Fleming, Ph.D.

dflemin@clemson.edu

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

Dr. Fleming is involved in recruiting, admissions, orientation, professional development and inclusive excellence. He also works with faculty and staff to ensure that Clemson is effectively advocating for graduate students. Since joining the Clemson faculty in 2006, he has amassed more than $4 million in externally funded grants to support his work in alternative education programming.

Ferrell

William Ferrell, Ph.D.

fwillia@clemson.edu

Professor/Associate Dean
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 2724

As Associate Dean of international graduate issues, Bill Ferrell primarily works with collaborative research and graduate student recruiting.

Dumas

Tia Dumas, Ph.D.

tdumas@clemson.edu

Assistant Dean for Professional Development and Inclusive Excellence
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 1721

Dr. Dumas’ role at the Graduate School is to maintain a robust professional development program for graduate students, and to work with various campus units to build and sustain a supportive and effective educational environment for all graduate students, particularly students from underrepresented communities in higher education. She also holds a clinical appointment in the Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development.

Admissions Team

Kathleen

Kathleen Costello

kcostel@clemson.edu

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

As Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, Kathleen 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.

Laura

Laura Kinard

lkinard@clemson.edu

Admissions Specialist
E-209 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 5336

Laura 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 and the Bachelors to Masters program. (Military Friendly designated staff).

Jan

Jan McCracken

mjanet@clemson.edu

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

Jan 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 whose last names begin with the letters A-Z.

Aubrey

Aubrey Landers

lander8@clemson.edu

Associate Director of Graduate Recruitment
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
& +1 864 656 6824

As the Associate Director of Graduate Recruitment, Aubrey coordinates the Graduate School’s recruitment efforts.

Jessie

Jessica Stokes

jnstewa@clemson.edu

International Admissions Coordinator
E-209 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 5342

Jessie serves as a liaison to academic departments, program coordinators, and prospective applicants with regards to admission procedures, and coordinates the admissions process for International Applicants whose last names begin with the letters A-Z.

Hannah

Hannah Wegley

grdapp@clemson.edu

Graduate Admissions Representative

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

Administrative Team

Dena

Dena Smith

denas@clemson.edu

Administrative Coordinator
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 4172

Dena is the assistant to Associate Provost and Dean and office manager (Military Friendly designated staff).

Lavonne

Lavonne Sloop

lsloop@clemson.edu

Administrative Assistant
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 2357

Lavonne provides processing of graduate assistantships, fellowships, student payroll and departmental procurement.

Anita

Anita Merck

Merck@clemson.edu

Graduate Fellowship and Assistantship Coordinator
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 5337

Anita processes support for graduate assistantships and fellowships. Assists graduate students proactively seeking assistantships and fellowships.

Rebecca

Rebecca Towe

rtowe@clemson.edu

Administrative Assistant
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 5202

Rebecca provides support to the deans and various Graduate School Committees.

Communications and Marketing Team

Jill

Jill Bunch

jillbb@clemson.edu

Director of Communications
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 1340

Jill directs the Graduate School's internal and external communications and marketing, acts as managing editor of all Graduate School publications, and oversees staff in charge of final review of student thesis and dissertation manuscripts.

Ellen

Ellen Graben

egraben@clemson.edu

Public Info Specialist
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 5338

Ellen reviews student thesis and dissertation manuscripts, produces Graduate School print-publication and online content, and assists with creation/maintenance of forms, internal publications, web and print graphics. 

Banner Team

Fleming

Dave Fleming

sched@clemson.edu

Research Associate
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634

Dave manages statistical data, GAD allocations, and special projects.

Costel

Kace Costello

kacec@clemson.edu

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

Technology Team

Hix

Mandi Hix

mhix@clemson.edu

Director of Web Technologies
E-106 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
+1 864 656 1546

Mandi manages all projects related to technology and web development in the Graduate School, and oversees staff assisting with web design and technical support.

Available

Namitha Tumkur

ntumkur@clemson.edu

IT Graduate Assistant

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