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Graduate School & VU-EDGE Contact

Don Brunson DCB
Assistant Dean of the Graduate School and Director of VU-EDGE Program
411 Kirkland Hall • Nashville, TN 37240
phone: 615-322-3939 • fax: 617-496-8623

Dean Brunson coordinates the identification, recruitment, admission, and retention of U.S. graduate students from underrepresented backgrounds. Dean Brunson is supported in his efforts by an advisory council composed of faculty members from around campus and a team of advanced graduate students. Please contact him if you have general questions about Vanderbilt, underrepresented student recruitment, our graduate application process, and/or student life both on and off campus. He can also help you arrange a campus visit or connect with current or graduated doctoral students.

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 Dr. Victoria Greene

Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education, College of Arts & Sciences
Professor of Physics
301 Kirkland Hall • Nashville, TN 37240
phone: 615-322-7360 • fax: 617-496-8623 

Dean Greene oversees the recruitment of graduate students to Vanderbilt's College of Arts & Sciences. She would be a useful contact for information about doctoral programs in Anthropology, Chemistry, Economics, English, French & Italian, German & Slavic Languages, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics & Astronomy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, and Spanish & Portuguese.

  

tanner Kim Brazil-Tanner
Director of Graduate Admissions & Recruitment, Peabody College
215 Peabody Administration Building • Nashville, TN 37232
phone: 615-322-5882 • fax: 617-343-3474 

Mrs. Tanner coordinates the recruitment of graduate students to Vanderbilt's Peabody College of Education and Human Development. She would be the initial contact for information about doctoral programs in Community Research & Action, Leadership and Policy Studies, Psychological Sciences, Special Education, and Teaching, Learning & Diversity.

 

grundy  Dr. Michelle Grundy

Assistant Director, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
Assistant Professor of Medical Education and Administration
340 Light Hall • Nashville, TN 37232
phone: 615-343-2573 • fax: 617-343-0749 

Dr. Grundy coordinates the recruitment of graduate students to Vanderbilt's Biological and Biomedical Sciences programs. She also coordinates admissions for our Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/Ph.D.). She would be the initial contact for information about programs in Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Cancer Biology, Cell & Developmental Biology, Human Genetics, Microbiology & Immunology, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Neuroscience, Pathology, and Pharmacology.

 

 

lauderdaleDr. Jana Lauderdale
Nursing Science Program
jana.lauderdale@vanderbilt.edu

 

ballDr. Clifford Ball
Management (Finance/Org Studies)
clifford.a.ball@vanderbilt.edu

 

byrdDr. James Byrd
Graduate Dept In Religion
james.p.byrd@vanderbilt.edu

 

coontureDr. Edward Conture
Hearing & Speech Sciences
edward.g.conture@vanderbilt.edu

 

gaddDr. Cindy Gadd
Biomedical Informatics
cindy.gadd@vanderbilt.edu
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