The Graduate Committee is the faculty's principal point of contact for most first- and second-year graduate students. Committee members can help students with things like:
- Coursework and schedules
- Research opportunities
- Choosing a field for their PhD thesis
The committee eventually passes most of these responsibilities on to each student's thesis advisor, but continues to monitor each student's progress, with the help of the student's thesis advisor and Dissertation Advisory Committee.
The current Graduate Committee members are: