Laney Staff


Lisa A. Tedesco | 404-727-2669 

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs - Graduate Studies and Dean, Laney Graduate School

Senior Staff

Mackenzie Bristow | 404-727-2183 

Director, English Language Support Program and Global Engagement

Donna Lynch-Cunningham | 404-727-4581

Senior Manager, Human Resources and Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Mary Horton | 404-727-2661

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs and Professional Development

Rosemary Hynes | 404-727-2660 

Associate Dean, Program Planning and Strategic Initiatives

Amanda Marie James | 404-727-2815 

Chief Diversity Officer & Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement

Cathryn Johnson | 404-727-3901 

Senior Associate Dean

Janice Kang | 404-727-4879

Assistant Dean, Finance and Operations & Chief Business Officer

Candice Morris | 404-727-2669

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Robert Pearson | 404-712-9341 

Assistant Dean for Professional Development and Career Planning

Monica Polisetty | 404-778-4632

Senior Director of Development

Ulf Nilsson | 404-727-6999 

Associate Dean, Academic Operations & Acting Director for Admissions and Recruitment

Melva Robertson | 404-727-7602

Director of Communications 


Naima Barton | 404-727-3030

Program Coordinator, Diversity, Recruitment and Community Engagement

Jerald Butler | 404-712-2725

Communications Specialist

Marquis Coaxum | 404-727-6795

Financial Analyst

Tammy Coleman | 404-727-0690

Business Analyst  

Tamika Hairston-Miles | 404-727-6033 

Associate Director, Enrollment Processes, Records and Notary

Jay Hughes | 404-727-2295

Associate Director, Student Progress; Director, Jones Program in Ethics and Advanced Student Fellowships  

Kristen Ivory | 404-727-4757

Business Manager

Gina Liu | 404-727-2452

Financial Analyst

Mary Dell Moore | 404-727-6214 

Associate Director, Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Emily Morran | 404-727-2546

Assistant Director for Student Affairs 

Judy Phillip  404-727-4845 

Senior Program Coordinator and Notary

Susanne Salehi404-727-4006

Program Coordinator, Professional Development and Career Planning

Jessica Stephens404-727-5015

Senior Associate Director of Alumni Engagement

Geri Thomas | 404-727-6916 

Senior Accountant

Linda Ward | 404-727-2537 

Information Systems and Business Analyst 

Reneé Webb | 404-727-4870

Education Program Coordinator  

Tracey Wright | 404-727-6170

Education Program Coordinator 

Contact Our General Office

  • Call 404-727-6028
  • Email
  • Fax 404-727-4990
  • Visit the second floor of the Administration Building. Our reception is in room 209 (the south end of the building). The most convenient visitor parking will be in the Oxford Road Parking Deck.

You can find contact information for Directors of Graduate Studies/Program Directors and Graduate Program Administrators on our Program Directors and Staff page.

To find our location, use the comprehensive, interactive map at Emory’s map page. That page also has pdf maps suitable for printing. On the main campus map indexed by building, we are in building 1000. Our street address produces a perfectly accurate map using Google maps. Yahoo maps and Mapquest are slightly off on our location, but still usable

Mailing Address

Laney Graduate School
Emory University
209 Administration Building
Mailstop 1000-001-1AF
201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322

If you send us mail, please include the mailstop information -- it is essential for timely processing.