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Meet Your Graduate Program Director

Meet with your graduate program director or faculty advisor to determine the appropriate courses to commence your graduate studies. Online registration is available with prior approval and a personal identification number (PIN) provided by your advisor. If you have your PIN, you can proceed to the Student Self-Service Center to register. 

The following is a listing of our graduate program directors with their contact and office information:

Hartford Art School     ‌ Arts and Sciences ‌       Barney School of Business ‌                     College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions  ‌                                                   College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture ‌ The Hartt School

Hartford Art School (back to top)Arts and Sciences (back to top)
Degree Director or Manager Phone Number
MFA Illustration

Murray Tinkelman 

 Shayna Cochefski



MFA Photography Robert Lyons 413.203.1391

Interdisciplinary MFA

 Carol Padberg 860.247.8871
Degree Director Phone Number Room Number
Communication Branislav (Branko) Kovacic 860.768.4631 HJG E218
Organizational Behavior Olga Clark 860.768.4045 EH 203J
Organizational Behavior Online Jessica Nicklin 860.768.5265 EH 203E
Clinical Psych Dawn Neese 860.768.4874 EH 117L
School Psych Natalie Politikos 860.768.4545 EH 203H
PsyD Bettina Viereck 860.768.5323 EH 117G

Adam Silver

Paola Sacchetti



BC 160G

BC 160B

Barney School of Business (back to top)
Graduate web page 
Degree Director Phone Number Room Number
MBA Glenn Knight 860.768.5003 A 227D
MSAT Pamela Q. Weaver 860.768.4363 A 406C
College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (back to top)
Department web page
Degree Director Phone Number Room Number
Nursing Karen Breda 860.768.4477 A 228

Early Childhood,


Paige Bray 860.768.4553 H 232
Elementary Ed. Theresa Abodeeb-Gentile 860.768.5534 H 212

Educational Leadership, EdD

Donn Weinholtz 860.768.4186 A 223G
Physical Therapy Barbara Crane 860.768.5371 D 410C

Prosthetics and Orthotics

Transitional MSPO (tMSPO)

Jennifer Lodovico-Gorack 860.768.4599 D 312

College of Engineering,Technology, and Architecture (back to top)

Graduate web page

Degree Director Phone Number Room Number
Engineering Laurie Granstrand 860.768.4858 UT 209D
Architecture Michael Crosbie 860.768.4755 HJG W205A
The Hartt School (back to top)
Graduate web page
Degree Director Phone Number Room Number
DMA Demaris Hansen 860.768.4128 F 400 B
Music Education Joshua Russell 860.768.4127 F 400B
Instrumental David Westfall 860.768.4451 F 19
Vocal Division Doris Lang Kosloff 860.768.5918 F 409
Composition Robert Carl 860.768.4122 F 331
Music History Ken Nott 860.768.4895 F 332A
Music Theory Patrick Miller 860.768.4120 F 333