Graduate Studies

Philippa Carter, Director of Diversity Initiatives and Academic Affairs; 412-624-6096


  • Areas of Concentration
  • Diversity Initiatives
  • Graduate Student Recruiting/Retention
  • K. Leroy Irvis Fellowships; Hot Metal Bridge Program
  • Ombudsperson

Lisa Kubick, Director of Graduate Student Admissions; 412-624-6095


  • Admission and Readmission
  • Change of Admission Status
  • TA/TF/GSA/CGS/GSR/ASF/SSDD Allocation Management, Contracts and Overloads 
  • Tuition Scholarships for Dietrich School Arts and Sciences Graduate Students

TBD, Administrative Coordinator

email; 412-624-3939


  • Assistant to Associate Dean Hoock
  • Arts and Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
  • Dietrich School Graduate Council
  • Faculty Research and Scholarship Program

Patrick Fogarty, Coordinator of Graduate Student Services; 412-624-0338


  • Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellows and Other Predoctoral Fellows
  • Change of Grades
  • External Fellowship Information
  • Graduate Procedures and Certification of Degrees for Graduation
  • Leave of Absence
  • Report on Examinations—Prelims, Comps, Orals
  • Statute of Limitations (Extensions)
  • Transfer of Credits (Advanced Standing)
  • Tuition Scholarship Application for External Fellowships

TBD, Coordinator of Graduate Student Services


  • Admission to Candidacy
  • Dean’s Tuition Scholarships
  • Graduate Program Handbook
  • Kiaison for Disability Services
  • Doctoral Dissertation Committee Composition and Remote Participation
  • Graduate Faculty Status
  • TA/TF/GSA Allocation
  • Web site (

Katelyn White, Student Services Assistant; 412-624-6094


  • English Comprehensibility Results
  • Federal Work Study TA/TF Program
  • Travel Expense Allowance/Travel Grants (Graduate)