Staff Directory

TEMPORARY CLOSURE

The Graduate School and the Graduate Admissions office in the Reese Building, Fifth Floor, is temporarily closed to allow contractors to complete some needed work in the space safely. 


We will reopen our doors as soon as possible, but until then, operations will continue remotely via the 
subject matter email inboxes listed below. Individuals who require in-person assistance may email Cherie Carpenter at grad-comm@charlotte.edu to request an in-person appointment.

We appreciate your understanding and patience during this closure. Rest assured, we are taking measures to ensure a swift return to normal operations. 

In the meantime, if you have any urgent matters, please feel free to contact the Graduate School at (704) 687-5503. Virtual hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Thank you for your cooperation.


Subject Matter Email Inboxes

The Graduate School is here to assist you. If you have any questions, please utilize the links and email addresses below:

Contacts for Future Graduate Students

Contacts for Current Graduate Students, Faculty and Staff

Pinku Mukherjee

Pinku Mukherjee

Office of the Dean

Interim Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School

Pinku Mukherjee

Reese 528
704-687-7248
pmukherj@charlotte.edu

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Johnna Watson

Johnna Watson

Graduate Enrollment Management and Funding

Associate Dean

Johnna Watson

Reese 511
704-687-7231
JohnnaWatson@charlotte.edu

Read More about Johnna Watson

Katherine Hall-Hertel

Graduate Academic and Student Affairs

Associate Dean

Katherine Hall-Hertel

Reese 515
704-687-7251
KHall-Hertel@charlotte.edu

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Dr. Julie Goodliffe

Julie Goodliffe

Graduate Enrollment Management

Assistant Dean for Funding and Research

Julie Goodliffe

Reese 532
704-687-5349
jmgoodli@charlotte.edu

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Jill S. Huerta

Jill S. Huerta

Thomas L. Reynolds Center for Graduate Life and Learning

Assistant Dean and Director

Jill S. Huerta

Atkins 149
704-687-7232
jhuerta2@charlotte.edu

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Sandra Krause

Sandra Krause

Graduate Academic Affairs

Assistant Dean for Graduate Academic Services

Sandra Krause

Reese 514
704-687-7244
skrause1@charlotte.edu

Read More about Sandra Krause
Ash Bowers

Ash Bowers

Graduate School

Computing Consultant

Ash Bowers

Reese 518
704-687-5119
abower16@charlotte.edu

Read More about Ash Bowers
Sam Carboni

Sam Carboni

Graduate Enrollment Management

Director of Marketing and Communications

Sam Carboni

Reese, Fifth Floor
Sam.Finley@charlotte.edu

Read More about Sam Carboni
Cherie Carpenter

Cherie Carpenter

Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management

Administrative Support Associate

Cherie Carpenter

Reese 516
704.687.6327
cellerb4@charlotte.edu

Read More about Cherie Carpenter
Laura Crossley

Laura Crossley

Graduate Enrollment Management

Application Specialist

Laura Crossley

Reese 520
704-687-0453
lcrossle@charlotte.edu

Read More about Laura Crossley
Lisa Dorfman-Barry

Lisa Dorfman-Barry

Graduate Enrollment Management

Application Specialist
Kathy Giddings

Kathy Giddings

Graduate Enrollment Management

Director of Graduate Admissions

Kathy Giddings

Reese 512
704-687-7263
KathyGiddings@charlotte.edu

Read More about Kathy Giddings

Julie Green

Graduate Academic Affairs

Liaison for the Colleges of Business, Education and Health & Human Services

Julie Green

Reese 535
704-687-7268

Read More about Julie Green
Megan Himes

Megan Himes

Graduate Enrollment Management

Graduate Assistantship Specialist

Megan Himes

Reese 517
704-687-7241
mhimes@charlotte.edu

Read More about Megan Himes
Miski Homenick

Miski Homenick

Graduate Enrollment Management

Imaging and Application Specialist

Miski Homenick

Reese 520
704-687-7764
mbeaman@charlotte.edu

Read More about Miski Homenick

Michelle Hypki

Graduate Academic Affairs

Petitions & Records Specialist

Michelle Hypki

Reese 534
704-687-5121
mlhypki@charlotte.edu

Read More about Michelle Hypki
Ellie Ivey

Ellie Ivey

Graduate Enrollment Management

Graduate Enrollment Coordinator

Ellie Ivey

Reese 521
704-687-7245
efeely@charlotte.edu

Read More about Ellie Ivey

Daniel Jones

The Graduate School

Customer Service Manager

Daniel Jones

Reese 523
704-687-5634
djone191@charlotte.edu

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Janet Morse

Graduate Academic Affairs

Director of Strategic Data Initiatives

Janet Morse

Reese 513
704-687-7860
jmorse9@charlotte.edu

Read More about Janet Morse
Laura Pagani

Laura Pagani

Thomas L. Reynolds Center for Graduate Life and Learning

Student Services Specialist

Annette Parks

Graduate School

Graduate Faculty Program Manager

Annette Parks

Reese 535
704-687-7234
arparks@charlotte.edu

Read More about Annette Parks
Steve Penouilh

Steve Penouilh

Director of Finance & Business Affairs

Steve Penouilh

Reese 525
704-687-7247
spenouil@charlotte.edu

Read More about Steve Penouilh
Missy Peterson

Missy Peterson

Graduate Enrollment Management

Funding Specialist

Missy Peterson

Reese 517
704-687-7233
mpeter50@charlotte.edu

Read More about Missy Peterson
Linda Plummer

Linda Plummer

Graduate Enrollment Management

Admissions & Imaging Specialist
Clarissa Ramos

Clarissa Ramos

Graduate Academic Affairs

Liaison for the Colleges of Arts + Architecture, Computing and Informatics, Engineering, Science and Humanities & Earth and Social Sciences

Clarissa Ramos

Reese 534

Read More about Clarissa Ramos

Thomas L. Reynolds

Dean Emeritus
Lisa Russell-Pinson

Lisa Russell-Pinson

Thomas L. Reynolds Center for Graduate Life and Learning

Associate Teaching Professor
Christi Skerlak

Christi Skerlak

Executive Assistant to the Dean

Christi Skerlak

Reese 527
704-687-7248
cskerlak@charlotte.edu

Read More about Christi Skerlak
Aura Young

Aura Young

Thomas L. Reynolds Center for Graduate Life and Learning

Associate Director for Professional Development & Doctoral Support

Aura Young

Atkins 149
704-687-7237
aura.young@charlotte.edu

Read More about Aura Young


Hannah Adam
Graduate Admissions Counselor
hadam@charlotte.edu​


Patricia Archilla
Graduate Assistant
​gradcounselor@charlotte.edu

Dalton Bontempo
Graduate Assistant
Aziza Clerk
Admissions and Imaging Specialist
aclerk@charlotte.edu

Scott Deyo

University Ombuds
Denny 218
ombuds@charlotte.edu

Amara Grier
Funding Analyst​
Reese 524
agrier14@charlotte.edu

Symone James
Symone James

Graduate Assistant
bjames39@charlotte.edu

Jennifer Johnson
Graduate Assistant
gradassist@charlotte.edu

Devin Long
Devin Long

Marketing Specialist
Reese 524
dlong52@charlotte.edu

Laurie Paione
Business Services Coordinator
Reese 524
lpaione@charlotte.edu

Lisa Rasmussen
Graduate Faculty Fellow
lrasmuss@charlotte.edu


Brian White

Public Relations Manager
704-687-5348
Reese 524
bwhite82@charlotte.edu 

Kailaan White
Graduate Assistant
kwhit153@charlotte.edu


Erin Wilhelm

Graduate Assistant
gradcounselor@charlotte.edu

Alexis Winner
Alexis Winner
Graduate Assistant
gradcounselor@charlotte.edu


The Graduate School and the Graduate Admissions office in the Reese Building, Fifth Floor, is temporarily closed to allow contractors to complete some needed work in the space safely.

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