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Graduate Advising

Committed to Advancing Your Career

Whether you want to gain a new certification or fresh skillset, increase your earning potential, or cultivate your career, there are plenty of reasons to apply to graduate school. Graduate program advisors in the College of Arts and Sciences are committed to advancing your career by fostering autonomy and informed decision-making. Our advisors help with degree program selection, schedule planning, course registration, and actively review your progress toward successful completion of your degree program.

The College of Arts and Sciences offers a wide variety of graduate programs at the master's and doctoral levels that combine coursework across disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences with an emphasis on new and emerging technologies. Faculty are recognized experts at the forefront of their fields. Our rigorous programs feature experiential learning and research opportunities that position students for competitive placement within many different career sectors.

Graduate Programs

Advisor Advisees
David Ambrose, PhD
Director, Graduate Programs
215.895.6247
dma68@drexel.edu
Mathematics (MS and PhD)​
Evangelia Chrysikou, PhD
Director, Graduate Programs
ec856@drexel.edu
Psychology: Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences (PhD)


Susan Cole
Assistant Director, Graduate Studies
215.895.2905
coless@drexel.edu
Environmental Science (MS and PhD)​
Psychology (MS)
Clinical Psychology (PhD)
Law-Psychology (JD/PhD)
Psychology: Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences (PhD)

Laura D'Angelo
Assistant Director, Graduate Studies
215.895.2711
lpd22@drexel.edu
Chemistry (MS and PhD)
Physics (MS and PhD)
Quantum Technology and Quantum Information (Certificate)

David DeMatteo, JD, PhD
Director, Graduate Program
215.553.7107
david.s.dematteo@drexel.edu
Law-Psychology (JD/PhD)
Nomi Eve, MFA
Director, Graduate Program
215.895.2000
nae28@drexel.edu
Creative Writing (MFA)
Pamela Geller, PhD
Director, Graduate Program
pg27@drexel.edu
Clinical Psychology (PhD)
Ernest Hakanen, PhD
Director, Graduate Programs
215.895.1354
eah22@drexel.edu
Communication, Culture and Media (MS and PhD)
Jordan Hyatt, PhD
Director, Graduate Programs
215.895.0490
jmh498@drexel.edu
Environmental Policy (MS)
Public Policy (MS)
Goran Karapetrov, PhD
Director, Certificate Program
gk327@drexel.edu
Quantum Technology and Quantum Information (Certificate)

Julia May, PhD
Director, Graduate Programs
215.895.5804
jh378@drexel.edu
Communication (MS): Public Communication
Communication (MS): Science and Health Communication
Communication (MS): Technical Communication
Strategic and Digital Communication (MS)
Public Relations (Certificate)​
Richard McCourt, PhD
Director, Graduate Programs
215.299.1139
rmm45@drexel.edu
Environmental Science (MS and PhD)
Nicole Pearson
Graduate Program Manager
215.895.2524
nmp39@drexel.edu
Communication, Culture and Media (MS and PhD)
Communication (MS): Public Communication
Communication (MS): Science and Health Communication
Communication (MS): Technical Communication
Strategic and Digital Communication (MS)
Public Relations (Certificate)
Creative Writing (MFA)
Kathleen Pelusi
Graduate Program Manager
215.895.6374
kp475@drexel.edu
Biology (MS and PhD)​
Environmental Policy (MS)
Public Policy (MS)
Ryan Petrie, PhD
Director, Graduate Programs
215.895.1476
rjp336@drexel.edu
Biology (MS and PhD)
Sobha Philip
Graduate Program Manager
215.571.3594
sp955@drexel.edu
Mathematics (MS and PhD)
Nancy Raitano-Lee, PhD
Director, Graduate Program
215.895.2937
nrl39@drexel.edu
Psychology (MS)
Chloe Silverman, PhD
Director, Graduate Program
215.895.6089
cbs78@drexel.edu
Science, Technology and Society (MS)​
Karl Sohlberg, PhD
Director, Graduate Programs
215.895.2653
kws24@drexe.edu
Chemistry (MS and PhD)
Brigita Urbanc, PhD
Director, Graduate Programs
215.895.2726
bu25@drexel.edu
Physics (MS and PhD)