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Earth and Planetary Sciences Graduate Advisors

There are two graduate advisors in the Earth and Planetary Sciences department. They handle almost all graduate affairs on behalf of the Earth and Planetary Sciences Graduate Program (EPSGP), and sign the numerous forms that a student must submit during his/her graduate career.

  • Chair of the Earth and Planetary Sciences Graduate Program: Dr. Magali Billen
    In charge of continuing student matters; assigns TAs; and handles student evaluations and progress meetings. Also approves and signs most forms and petitions to Graduate Studies.
  • Fellowships and Educational Policy Chair: Dr. Dawn Sumner
    Handles graduate student support such as fellowships and TA assignments.

In addition, the Earth and Planetary Sciences Graduate Program Admissions Chair is Dr. Nicholas Pinter. Handles admissions and new students.

Students may also receive additional assistance from the department's Graduate Program Coordinator, Mandy Rousseau.