The Administration of the Graduate School

Office of the Dean

Lynn Cooley, Ph.D., Dean of the Graduate School

Leah Jehan, Senior Executive Assistant to the Dean

Academic Affairs

Pamela Schirmeister, Ph.D., Deputy Dean and Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Graduate School; Dean of Undergraduate Education and Senior Associate Dean, Yale College

Michelle Nearon, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean and Director, Office for Graduate Student Development and Diversity

John Alvaro, Ph.D., Associate Dean for the Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Jasmina Besirevic Regan, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Education

Allegra di Bonaventura, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Academic Support

Ann Gaylin, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Education

Robert Harper-Mangels, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Support

Sarah Insley, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Graduate Education

Ksenia Sidorenko, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Diversity

Matthew Tanico, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Academic Support and Outreach

Suzanne Young, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Professional Development

Graduate Student Life

Eva Wilson, Ph.D., Mental Health Counselor

Graduate Admissions

Leah Phinney, M.B.A., Director of Admissions
Lisa Furino, Assistant Director of Admissions

Financial Aid

Kerry Worsencroft, B.S., Director of Financial Aid

Kellie Webb, A.A., Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Matthew Regan, M.B.A., Assistant Director, Teaching Fellow Program


Mary Magri, M.B.A., Senior Director of Finance and Administration

Theresa Pierson, M.B.A., Director of Staff Operations

Linda Reyes, M.B.A., Manager of Budgets and Financial Analysis

Jennifer Medina, M.B.A., Manager of Finance and Administration

Eduardo Cienfuegos Fernandez, M.B.A., Financial Analyst

Other Academic Officers with Responsibilities in the Graduate School

Peter Salovey, Ph.D., President

Scott Strobel, Ph.D., Provost

Tamar S. Gendler, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Jeffery Brock, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Engineering & Applied Science