The Graduate and Professional Education Working Group will assess the strategic position of our programming, determine ways to incentivize and optimize interdisciplinary initiatives, and enhance the recruitment of a talented, diverse student body while preparing them for a variety of career pathways.

Working Group Chairs

Panos Kouvellis

Director of The Boeing Center for Supply Chain Innovation and Emerson Distinguished Professor of Operations and Manufacturing Management

Laurie Maffly-Kipp

Archer Alexander Distinguished Professor & Interim Dean and Vice Provost for Graduate Education,  John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics


Working Group Members

  • Jean Allman
    J.H. Hexter Professor in the Humanities, Arts & Sciences
  • Scott Baker
    William F. & Jessica L.Kirsch Professor of Law, School of Law
  • Laura Benoist
    Associate Director, McDonnell International Scholars Academy
  • Danielle Bristow
    Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, Brown School
  • Andrew Butler
    Chair and Associate Professor of Education, Associate Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Arts & Sciences
  • Michelle Delair
    Assistant Director of Career Development
  • Ram Dixit
    Professor of Biology, Arts & Sciences
  • Bisiayo Fashemi
    Graduate student in DBBS
  • Cathy Freesmeier
    Associate Dean, SEAS Graduate Student Services, McKelvey School of Engineering
  • Aurora Kamimura
    Lecturer, Department of Education; Fellow, Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity
  • Heidi Kolk
    Assistant Professor; Assistant Vice Provost for Assessment, Office of the Provost
  • Catherine Lang
    Professor of Physical Therapy
  • Patrick Moreton
    Professor of Practice in Strategy & Management, Olin Business School
  • Erin Murdock
    Associate Dean for Student Life
  • Kelley Murphy
    Assistant Professor of Architecture, Sam Fox School
  • Neal Patwari
    Professor, McKelvey School of Engineering
  • Jessie Runiewiecz
    Director of Enrollment Management and Student Services, Graduate School
  • Neil Schoenherr
    Senior News Director, Law & Social Work, Office of Public Affairs
  • Brett Wick
    Professor of Mathematics, Arts & Sciences
  • Angela Wilson
    Associate Dean, Graduate School

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