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

Thomas Leatherman

413-577-0775

E26 Machmer Hall

Communication

Henry Geddes

413-545-3585

N362 ILC

Economics

Mwangi wa Gĩthĩnji

413-545-1373

103 Crotty Hall

Labor Studies

Clare Hammonds

413-577-6166

728 Thompson Hall

Landscape Architecture (MLA)

Ethan Carr

413-545-0153

339 Design Building

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

Ethan Carr

413-545-0153

339 Design Building

Landscape Architecture/Architecture Dual Degree (MLA/MArch)

Ethan Carr

413-545-0153

339 Design Building

Political Science

Peter Haas

413-545-6174

514 Thompson Hall

Public Policy (MPP and MPPA)

Satu Zoller

413-545-3940

234 Thompson Hall

Regional Planning (MRP)

Mark Hamin

413-545-6608

232 Design Building

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

Mark Hamin

413-545-6608

232 Design Building

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

Mark Hamin

413-545-6608

232 Design Building

Regional Planning and Law (MRP/JD)

Ellen Pader

413-545-6620

319 Design Building

Regional Planning (PhD)

Henry Renski

413-545-6638

351 Design Building

Resource Economics

Christian Rojas

413-545-2496

205B Stockbridge Hall

Sociology

Joya Misra

413-545-3577

1034 Thompson Hall