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Graduate Studies

The Office of Graduate Studies provides administrative and academic support for graduate programs.  Our office coordinates MICA's  MA, MFA, and Post-Baccalaureate programs, advocating for students with the goal of ensuring excellence in the delivery of educational programs, services, and opportunities.

Contact:

Office of Graduate Studies
Maryland Institute College of Art
Fred Lazarus IV Center for Graduate Studies, 1st Floor
131 W North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9AM- 5PM
Phone: 410-225-5274
graduatestudies@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
• Grad Show oversight

Marcus Civin, Associate Dean
mcivin@mica.edu
• Oversees graduate elective offerings, ELL and You+ coursework
• Works with faculty to advance diversity in the graduate curriculum
• Oversees new concentrations in graduate programs
• Supports faculty with assessment of student learning

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 Gonçalves, Assistant Director
cgoncalves@mica.edu
• Maintains graduate program budgets
• Facilitates 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
• Facilitates graduate textbook adoptions
• Coordinates graduate course evaluations
• Supports Grad MIX Lecture series and common academic activities
• Arranges catering and room reservations
• Graduate Research Development Grants

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