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Directors of Graduate Studies Roster

The following are the Directors of Graduate Studies for graduate degree programs and certificates at UT:







  • Child and Family Studies—Spencer Olmstead (solmstea)—solmstea@utk.edu
  • Educational Leadership and Policy Studies—Pamela Angelle (pangelle)—pangelle@utk.edu
  • Educational Psychology and Counseling—Mitsunori Misawa (mmisawa)—mmisawa@utk.edu
  • Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies—Lars Dzikus (ldzikus)—ldzikus@utk.edu
  • Nutrition—Guoxun Chen (gchen6)—gchen6@utk.edu
  • Public Health (MPH)—Kathleen Brown (kcbrown)—kcbrown@utk.edu
  • Public Health (PhD)—Kristina Kintziger (kkintzig)—kkintzig@utk.edu
  • Retail, Hospitality and Tourism Management—Michelle Childs (mlchilds)—mlchilds@utk.edu
  • Theory and Practice in Teacher Education—Joshua Kenna (jkenna)—jkenna@utk.edu


  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering—Eric Boder (eboder)—boder@utk.edu
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering—Khalid Alshibli (alshibli)—alshibli@utk.edu
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science—Jens Gregor (jgregor)—jgregor@utk.edu
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering—James Ostrowski (jostrows)— jostrows@utk.edu
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering (MS in Engineering Management)—Andrew Yu (ayu2)—ajyu@utk.edu
  • Materials Science and Engineering—Yanfei Gao (ygao7)—ygao7@utk.edu
  • Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering—Jeff Reinbolt (reinbolt)—reinbolt@utk.edu
  • Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering (UTSI)—Trevor Moeller (tmoeller)—tmoeller@utk.edu
  • Nuclear Engineering—Jason Hayward (jhayward)—jhayward@utk.edu
  • Reliability and Maintainability—Anahita Khojandi (khojandi)—khojandi@utk.edu



  • College of Social Work (DSW)—Sharon Bowland (sbowland)—sbowland@utk.edu
  • College of Social Work (PhD)—Gretchen Ely (geely)—geely@utk.edu
  • Social Work (MSSW Knoxville)—Ragan Schriver (rschriv1)—rschriv1@utk.edu
  • Social Work (MSSW Online and Nashville)—Kate Chaffin (kmcclern)—kmcclern@utk.edu


  • Comparative and Experimental Medicine—Stephen Kania (skania)—skania@utk.edu