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Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Brandeis University
MS 031
415 South Street
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-2783

781-736-3412 (fax)

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Senior Management

Eric Chasalow, Dean

Peggy Higgins
Associate Dean, Student Academic and Financial Services

Laurie Nichols
Director of Admission and Recruitment

Admission and Enrollment

Jaclyn Farina
Associate Director of Admission

Amy Reardon
Senior Admission Coordinator

Student Academic and Financial Services

Simon Goodacre
Communications and Graduate Programming Specialist

Barbie Papalios
Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Erin Bishop
Senior Department Coordinator

Meghan Peck
Assistant Director of Academic Services

Career Services

Rachel Dreilinger
Career Services Specialist

Sue Levine
Assistant Director of Career Services

Responsibilities by Topic
Admission Counseling J. Farina
Alumni & Donor Relations S. Goodacre
Application Questions (admission) A. Reardon
Awards & Prizes  S. Goodacre
Four-Year BA/MA & BS/MS questions J. Farina
Career Counseling S. Levine and R. Dreilinger
Deferrals (admission) J. Farina
Degree and Extension Monitoring M. Peck
Disability Coordinator J. Basile
Dissertation Submission M. Peck
Employer Relations S. Levine and R. Dreilinger
Fellowships (external) S. Goodacre
Financial Assistance (master's and post-baccalaureate) B. Papalios
Funding (doctoral) P. Higgins
Graduate Council E. Chasalow
Graduation M. Peck
Grievance Procedures E. Chasalow
GSA/Council on Graduate Student Issues Liaison J. Basile
Health Services Liaison P. Higgins
International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) Liaison A. Reardon
Job Search S. Levine and R. Dreilinger
Master's Thesis Submission M. Peck
Newsletter S. Goodacre
Non-Degree/Special Students J. Farina
Orientation (new students) B. Papalios
Payroll Liaison E. Bishop
Ph.D. Travel Requests E. Bishop
Rabb Office Assignments E. Bishop
Readmission P. Higgins
Recruitment  L. Nichols
Registrar Liaison P. Higgins and M. Peck
Student Change of Status M. Peck
Student Financial Services Liaison B. Papalios
Student Loans B. Papalios
Teaching Fellow Practicum S. Goodacre
Tuition Deposits J. Farina
Web Maintenance S. Goodacre
Workshop Coordinator S. Goodacre

Topics Covered Outside of the GSAS

Graduate Student Affairs Graduate Student Affairs
Health Insurance & Immunizations Health Center
Housing (off-campus) Jessica Basile
International Students & Scholars ISSO
Registrar (graduate) Richard Cunnane
Student Accounts Student Accounts