Mar 27, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Graduate Studies Directory

Office of Graduate Studies -

Tampa Email 813-974-2846 Fax: 813-974-5762
St. Petersburg Email 727-873-4567 Fax: 727-873-4889
Sarasota-Manatee   941-359-4504  

Senior Administration:

Ruth Bahr, Ph.D., Dean, Office of Graduate Studies 813-974-7161
Donna Knudsen, Ph.D., Campus Assistant Dean, St. Petersburg Campus 727-873-4567
Sandra Stone, Ph.D., Campus Assistant Dean, Sarasota-Manatee Campus 941-359-4507

Administrative Support:

Karissa Valine-Plaza (Tampa Campus), Executive Administrative Specialist to Dr. Bahr 813-974-7359


Carol Hines-Cobb, Assistant Director, Academics (Tampa Campus) 813-974-4239
Michael Slattery, Assistant Director (St. Petersburg Campus) 727-873-4479
Joseph Butts, Technology & Systems Manager, Academics (Tampa Campus) 813-974-3586
Jessica Wilson, Academic Services Administrator (Tampa Campus) 813-974-2847


Elizabeth “Sheela” Fernandez, Manager, Fiscal and Business Administration (Tampa Campus) 813-974-8356
Javier Rodriguez, Fiscal and Business Analyst (Tampa Campus) 813-974-9328

Graduate Student Services:

Gary Oliver, Assistant Director, Graduate Student Services (Tampa Campus) 813-974-7935
Marketa Teal, Graduate Recruiter/Advisor (St. Petersburg Campus) 727-873-4770
Aaron Reecher, Graduate Academic Advisor & Graduate Admissions Specialist (Sarasota-Manatee Campus) 941-359-4333
Nadege Nau, Graduate Assistant (Tampa Campus)  

Human Resources:

Kokita Wilson, Office Manager & HR Liaison (Tampa Campus) 813-974-3810
Lisa Akins, Office Manager (St. Petersburg Campus) 727-873-4884
Angeline Saint Fleur, Receptionist (Tampa Campus)  813-974-2846


Office of Postdoctoral Affairs:

Tracy Costello, Ph.D., Director, Postdoctoral Affairs and Graduate Student Development (Tampa Campus) 813-974-0795

Helpful Resources:

Office of the President 813-974-2011
Tampa Campus Information 813-974-2011
St. Petersburg Campus Information 727-873-7748
Sarasota-Manatee Campus Information 941-359-4200
Admissions 813-974-3350
College Information  
Office of Financial Aid 813-974-4700
Office of the Registrar 813-974-2000
Graduate Council 813-974-2846
Graduate and Professional Student Council 813-974-2846
Graduate Student Life Guide  
Graduate Studies - St. Petersburg Office 727-873-4567
Graduate Studies - Sarasota-Manatee Office 941-359-4200
Graduate Studies - Tampa Office 813-974-2846