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

Katie Busch | 404-727-1521 

Assistant Dean and Senior Director, Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Paul Byrnes | 404-712-8982 

Associate Dean, Finance and Operations & Chief Business Officer

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

Candice Morris | 404-727-2669

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Dean 

Ulf Nilsson | 404-727-6999 

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


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  

Donna Cunningham | 404-727-4581 

Manager, Human Resources and Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Tamika Hairston-Miles | 404-727-6033 

Associate Director, Enrollment Processes, Records and Notary

Robin Harpak | 404-712-9341 

Director, Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Jay Hughes | 404-727-2295

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

Janice Kang | 404-727-4879

Director, Business Operations  

Gina Liu | 404-727-6028

Financial Analyst

Mary Dell Moore | 404-727-6214 

Associate Director, Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Judy Phillip 404-727-4845 

Senior Program Coordinator

Jessica Stephens 404-727-5015

Events Manager, Advancement and 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 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.