Graduate School Administration

Dr. Michelle Meloy

Associate Dean for Research and the Graduate School – Camden
Email: mlmeloy@camden.rutgers.edu 
Phone: (856) 225-6149

  • Manages all matters pertaining to the Graduate School and its staff and students
  • Arranges matters pertaining to external review and reaccreditation of all FASC departments and programs
  • Develops special programs connected to The Graduate School and reviews new graduate program proposals and graduate certificates
  • Oversees relevant aspects of research centers and institutes  

Amy Liberi

Assistant Dean III
Email: aliberi@camden.rutgers.edu
Phone: (856) 225-6149 or (856) 225-2765

  • Organizes new student orientation 
  • Plans Graduate Research Symposium and Annual Faculty Research Fellow Lecture
  • Plans workshops and networking events for graduate students
  • Coordinates the Graduate Student Advisory Council
  • Works with campus partners to implement professional development opportunities to improve student success
  • Verifies graduation eligibility including thesis and dissertation style review
  • Plans Faculty of Arts and Sciences Graduate and Undergraduate Commencements

Bethany Lawton

Assistant Dean III
Email: bethany.lawton@rutgers.edu
Phone: (856) 225-6149 or (856) 225-6971

  • Provides administrative support for the Graduate School
  • Processes graduate academic approvals/ forms, including Transient Credit Approval, Transfer Credit Approval, G Prefix Approval, Incomplete Grade Extension Forms, Re-enrollment Forms, PhD Full Time Certifications, Change of Status Forms, Program Transfer, Withdrawal Forms, and Graduation Forms
  • Administers student conference travel and research grants
  • Assists the Associate Dean for the Graduate School and Graduate Departments with distribution of scholarship funding and TA/GA contracts
  • Assists with graduation eligibility verification
  • Manages Graduate School Web content updates
  • Assists with Graduate School External Reporting (NSF, CGS/GRE, and Survey of Earned Doctorates)
  • Works with Institutional Research and Registrar’s Office to distribute student academic progress reports (Incomplete, C and Lower Report)
  • Serves as a liaison with Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Accounting, and Registrar’s Offices
  • Assists the Associate Dean for Research and the Graduate School with FAS Research Initiatives and implementation

Margarita Gonzalez

Graduate Admissions Officer
Email: margar@camden.rutgers.edu
Phone: (856) 225-2879

Gaylene Gordon

Graduate Writing Assistant
Email: gaylene.gordon@rutgers.edu

Amanda Rivera

Graduate Statistics Tutor
Email: arivera2@scarletmail.rutgers.edu

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Administration

Dr. Howard Marchitello, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School
marchitello@camden.rutgers.edu | (856) 225-6097

Graduate Program Directors

Graduate Program Directors List and Contact Information