Graduate Student Advising

All of the departments at UMass that offer graduate degrees have an assigned advisor for graduate students. We encourage you to meet with these advisors regularly, especially in your first year. 

If you have questions related to your graduate program, please contact the Graduate Program Director in your department:

DepartmentDirectorPhoneOffice

Anthropology

Elizabeth Krause

(413) 577-1205

205 Machmer Hall

Communication

Donal Carbaugh

(413) 545-3585

314 Machmer Hall

Economics

Mwangi wa Gĩthĩnji

(413) 545-1373

902 Thompson Hall

Labor Studies

Eve Weinbaum

(413) 577-0458

606 Thompson Hall

Landscape Architecture (MLA)

Ethan Carr

(413) 545-0153

Design Building 339

Landscape Architecture/Regional Planning Dual Degree (MLA/MRP)

Robert Ryan

(413) 545-6633

Design Building 336

Landscape Architecture/Architecture Dual Degree (MLA/MArch)

Mark Lindhult

(413) 545-6640

Design Building 348

Regional Planning/Architecture Dual Degree (MRP/MArch​)

Mark Hamin

(413) 545-6608

Design Building 232

Regional Planning/Public Policy Dual Degree (MRP/MPPA​​)

Mark Hamin

(413) 545-6608

Design Building 232

Political Science

Tatishe Nteta

(413) 545-3546

216 Thompson Hall

Public Policy (MPP, MPPA, undergraduate certificate)

Satu Zoller

(413) 545-3940

234 Thompson Hall

Regional Planning (MRP)

Mark Hamin

(413) 545-6608

Design Building 232

Regional Planning and Law (MRP/JD)

Ellen Pader

(413) 545-6620

Design Building 319

Regional Planning (PhD)

Henry Renski

(413) 545-6638

Design Building 351

Resource Economics

John Spraggon

(413) 545-6651

217B Stockbridge Hall

Sociology

Millie Thayer

(413) 545-3577

524 Thompson Hall