Academic Policies

20. Administrative & Technical Personnel & Services

20. Administrative & Technical Personnel & Services

Contact information is provided in the annually updated Department Directory.

Nora Zelizer, Department Manager

Ellada Abramov, Grants Manager

Georgette Chalker, Communications Manager and Web Developer

Kari A. Eisenberger, Assistant Finance Manager

Eva Groves, Faculty Assistant

Dawn Reading, Faculty Assistant

Sheryl Robas, Undergraduate/Graduate Administrator

Mary Rose Russo, Administrative Assistant

Technical Personnel

Mike Morris, Facilities Manager

David Luet, Senior Linux Administrator/Software & Programming Analyst, Geosciences and PICSciE

Doreen Sullivan, Sr. Systems Admi

Custodial Staff

Gary Mykietyn, Building Services (8-2975)

Peter B . Lewis (Science) Library

Anne Langley, Head Librarian, Science & Technology Libraries, Chemistry Liaison

Louise Deis, Geosciences Liaison (and Science & Technology Reference Librarian)

Tsering Wangyal Shawa, GIS Librarian

Graduate Students will arrange the following through staff member listed:

Funding for special projects -  Graduate Work Committee

Graduate Support  - Advisor

Visa – Office of Visa Services 8-5006

Scholarly Travel - $1000.00 – Sheryl Robas

AV equipment – Sheryl Robas

Assistance with camera or video cam rentals – Georgette Chalker

Health Service – McCosh Health Center

Keys – Mike Morris

The Smilodon – Laurie Goodell and Georgette Chalker

Graduate and Undergraduate Work Committee Administrator:  Sheryl Robas (Room 110, Guyot Hall) maintains undergraduate and graduate student records, transmits examination results, changes in programs of study, and other data required by the Graduate School and the Dean of the College.

Department Safety Manager:  Mike Morris is responsible for all safety within the department.  All accidents involving physical injury, no matter how minor, are to be reported to either Mike Morris or Nora Zelizer, Department Manager.  Unsafe working conditions, when observed, should be reported to either Mike Morris or Nora Zelizer. 

Academic Program Overview

1. GEO Requirements for First Year Studies

2. Graduate Work Committee

3. Advisory Committee

4. The General Examination

5. Dissertation

6. Thesis Formalities

7. Final Oral Examination

8. Graduation

9. Readmission

10. Length of the Program

11. Formal Foreign Language Requirement

12. Undergraduate Courses

13. Grades

14. Financial Support of Graduate Research

15. Fellowships

16. Assistants-in-Instruction

17. Procedure for Terminating Enrollment

18. Housing

19. Rules, Regulations, and Procedures

20. Administrative and Technical Personnel and Services

21. Miscellaneous Department Information


A. Publication of the Doctoral Dissertation