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 

Katie Busch | 404-727-1521 

Assistant Dean and Senior Director, Development and Alumni Relations

Paul Byrnes | 404-712-8982 

Chief Business Officer

Rosemary Hynes | 404-727-2660 

Associate Dean, Program Planning and Strategic Initiatives

Cathryn Johnson | 404-727-3901 

Senior Associate Dean

Donna Lynch-Cunningham | 404-727-4581 

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Dean and Human Resource Coordinator

Cora MacBeth | 404-727-2661

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs  

Ulf Nilsson | 404-727-6999 

Assistant Dean, Operations 

Damon Williams | 404-727-2815 

Director, Diversity, Community and Recruitment 


Marquis Coaxum | 404-727-6795

Financial Analyst

Tammy Coleman | 404-727-0690

Business Analyst  

Theresa Cox-Kenney | 404-727-6032 

Manager, Financial Aid 

Linda Freeman | 404-712-4226 

Information Systems and Business Analyst 

Melissa Gilstrap | 404-727-7602 

Manager, Communications

Tamika Hairston-Miles | 404-727-6033 

Associate Director, Enrollment Processes, Records and Notary

Robin Harpak | 404-712-9341 

Associate Director, Development and Alumni Relations 

Jay Hughes | 404-727-2295

Director, Jones Program in Ethics; Assistant Program Director, Fellowships and Professional Development Support Funds  

Tamara Hutto | 404-727-9799

Senior Program Coordinator, BEST Program 

Sharon Jordan | 404-727-4845

Administrative Assistant  

Janice Kang | 404-727-4879

Business Manager, Finance and Operations  

Mary Dell Moore | 404-727-6214 

Program Coordinator, Program Planning and Strategic Initiatives 

Sarah Peterson | 404-712-2725 

Director, TATTO Program; Assistant Program Director, LGS Career Resources 

Geri Thomas | 404-727-6916 

Senior Accountant

Reneé Webb | 404-727-4870

Education Program Coordinator  

Tracey Wright | 404-727-6170

Academic Services 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 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