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Graduate Studies

The Office of Graduate Studies provides administrative and academic support for gradaute programs. Graduate Studies advocates for gradaute students with the goal of ensuring excellence in the delivery of educational programs, services, and opportunities for graduate students.

The Office of Graduate Studies coordinates all of MICA's graduate programs for the MFA and MA degrees and the post-baccalaureate certificate programs, in consultation with MICA's Center for Art Education and the School of Professional and Continuing Studies.

The Office of Graduate Studies provides administrative and academic support for gradaute programs. Graduate Studies advocates for gradaute students with the goal of ensuring excellence in the delivery of educational programs, services, and opportunities for graduate students.

The Office of Graduate Studies
Fred Lazarus Center for Graduate Studies
131 W North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201

Office: Monday-Friday/ 9AM- 5PM
Phone: 410-225-5247
gradautestudies@mica.edu

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Meet the Graduate Studies Staff

Gwynne Keathley, Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies
gkeathley@mica.edu

Erin Jakowski, Associate Dean
ejakowski@mica.edu
• Answers questions regarding graduate academic policies and procedures
• Organizes the schedule of courses
• Graduate Advisor and course registration
• Problem solve areas of academic/behavioral concern
• Academic Warnings and Student Leave of Absence
• Administer Graduate Competitive Fellowships
• Graduate Research Development Grants
• Grad Show oversight

Morgan Kempthorn, Assistant Director
mkempthorn@mica.edu
• Manages Graduate Program Assistants
• Oversees Orientation (year round)
• Graduate fall shows organization
• Contact for students for MICA GRAD SHOW planning
• Contact for Graduate Student Council, clubs and pop-ups
• Coordinates the 1st Year MFA Juried Show

Cristina Goncalves, Assistant Director
cgoncalves@mica.edu
• Maintain graduate program budgets
• Facilitate payment paperwork and purchases
• Point person for facilities issues in Lazarus Center and MICA PLACE
• Graduate Newsletter Submissions/Publication
• Graduate Studies website and communications

Drew Lundholm, Program Coordinator
alundholm@mica.edu
• Facilitates Visiting Artist Lecture Series
• Organizes graduate faculty housing
• Collects syllabi & assessment materials
• Collects text book information
• Coordinates course evaluations
• Oversees work study assignments
• Supports Grad MIX Lecture series and common academic activities
• Arranges catering and room reservations

Katie Faulstich, Executive Assistant
kfaulstich@mica.edu
• Manages the calendars and scheduling for Dean and Vice Provost
• Supports Research Committee
• Completes special reporting for the Art Education programs
• Supports contract management and grant applications