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, 2023-2024

 

Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences:

Kate Carté, Professor of History

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:

Anna Lovatt, Assistant Professor of Art History

Brian Molanphy, Professor of Art

Gretchen Smith, Associate Professor, Division of Theatre, and Associate Dean for Students

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

January 24, 2024: Minutes and Presentation

December 13, 2023: Minutes and Presentation

November 8, 2023: Minutes and Presentation

October 11, 2023: Minutes and Presentation

September 13, 2023: Minutes and Presentation

May 5, 2023:  Minutes and Presentation

April 14, 2023:  Minutes and Presentation  

March 24, 2023:  Minutes and Presentation

February 10, 2023:  Minutes and Presentation

January 23, 2023:  Minutes and Presentation

December 6, 2022:  Minutes and Presentation

November 30, 2022:  Minutes and Presentation

October 7, 2022:  Minutes and Presentation

September 22, 2022:  Minutes and Presentation

May 6, 2022: Minutes and Presentation

April 22, 2022: Minutes and Presentation

March 25, 2022: Minutes and Presentation

February 25, 2022: Minutes and Presentation

November 19, 2021: Minutes and Presentation 

October 22, 2021: Minutes and Presentation

September 24, 2021: Minutes and Presentation

July 16, 2021: Minutes and Presentation

June 21, 2021: Minutes and Presentation

May 7, 2021: Minutes and Presentation

April 23, 2021: Minutes and Presentation

March 26, 2021: Minutes and Presentation

April 23, 2020: Minutes and Presentation

March 4, 2020: Minutes and Presentation

February 13, 2020: Minutes and Presentation

December 12, 2019: Minutes and Presentation

November 13, 2019: Minutes and Presentation

November 5, 2019: Minutes and Presentation

October 22, 2019: Summary