Graduate Council

The Moody School Graduate Council, consisting of faculty representing SMU graduate programs, meets regularly with the Dean of the Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies and advises the Dean on policies that apply to graduate students across the university and on procedures of the Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies.  The Council includes faculty from SMU's four Ph.D.-granting schools:  The Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, the Lyle School of Engineering, the Meadows School of the Arts, and the Simmons School of Education and Human Development.  A list of Council members and minutes from previous Council meetings are below.

Graduate Council Members, Spring 2021-Spring 2022

Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences:

Jodi Cooley, Professor of Physics

Elfi Kraka, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry

Renee McDonald, Senior Associate Dean for Research & Academic Affairs and Professor of Psychology

Lyle School of Engineering:

Ali Beskok, The Brown Foundation, Inc. Professor of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Volkan Otugen, Senior Associate Dean and George R. Brown Chair Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dinesh Rajan, Professor and Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Electrical Engineering

Meadows School of the Arts:

Adam Jasienski, Assistant Professor of Art History

Brian Molanphy, Associate Professor of Art

Gretchen Smith, Associate Professor and Chair, Division of Theatre, Head of Theatre Studies

Simmons School of Education and Human Development:

Akihito Kamata, Professor, Department of Education Policy and Leadership and Department of Psychology

Alexandra E. Pavlakis, Assistant Professor, Department of Education Policy and Leadership

Anthony Petrosino, Associate Dean for Research & Outreach and Professor of Teaching and Learning 

 

Meeting Minutes 2020-21

June 21, 2021: Minutes and Presentation

May 7, 2021: Minutes and Presentation

April 23, 2021: Minutes and Presentation

March 26, 2021: Minutes and Presentation

Meeting Minutes 2019-20

April 23, 2019: Minutes and Presentation 

March 4, 2019: Minutes and Presentation

February 13, 2019: Minutes and Presentation

December 12, 2019: Minutes and Presentation

November 13, 2019: Minutes and Presentation

November 5, 2019: Summary

October 22, 2019: Summary