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TGS Staff

The Graduate School staff works closely with the staff and faculty of its partner schools. For specific information about a particular school or graduate program, we encourage you to contact that school or program directly. You will find this information by visiting the academic programs list.

Need more information about how TGS is structured? View our organizational chart.

Office of the Dean

Kelly Mayo, PhD

Kelly Mayo, PhD

Interim Dean & Interim Associate Provost

Email: tgsdean@northwestern.edu

Kelly Mayo was appointed Interim Dean and Interim Associate Provost for Graduate Education in June 2020. Read full bio.
Gayle E. Woloschak, PhD

Gayle E. Woloschak, PhD

Associate Dean for Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Affairs

Email: tgs-adsa@northwestern.edu

Gayle Woloschak was appointed Associate Dean for Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Affairs in September 2018. Read full bio.

 Damon L. Williams

Damon L. Williams

Assistant Dean, Diversity & Inclusion

Phone: 847-491-3534
Email: damon.williams1@northwestern.edu
Damon L. Williams, Jr., joined The Graduate School in summer 2017 as the Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. Read full bio.

Academic Affairs

Stephanie Brehm, PhD

Stephanie Brehm, PhD

Assistant Director for Academic and Strategic Initiatives

Phone: 847-491-6703
Email: s-brehm@northwestern.edu

Admissions & Recruitment

Communications & Outreach

Diversity and Inclusion

English Language Programs

Julia Moore, PhD

Julia Moore, PhD

Director of English Language Programs

Phone: 847-491-5776
Email: jmm@northwestern.edu

Financial Administration

Laura Soria

Laura Soria

Associate Director of Graduate Student Funding and Operations

Phone: 847-467-6026
Email: lsoria@northwestern.edu

Graduate and Postdoctoral Training and Development

Information Technology

Research & Analysis

Service Center

Student Life

Student Services