Graduate Program Contacts

These are the contracts for the individual College/School support staff.  If you at any time are not sure who to contact, please call or e-mail Elisa Mattison, Graduate School Director. (See contact also under About the Graduate School.) 

We are here to make your UAA experience a positive one.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Degrees: Master of Arts or Master of Science

Elisa Mattison, Graduate School Director

Tel: 907-786-1096 

College of Arts and Sciences

Student & Curricular Affairs
John Mun, Academic Coordinator                                                                     
Tel: 907-786-1387


Dr. Paul White
Anthropology Graduate Chair
Tel: 907-786-6455

Sara Kamahele
Social Media and Graduate Affairs
Math and Natural Sciences
Tel: 907-786-1721

Creative Writing and Literary Arts
Jennifer Murray
Program Coordinator
Tel: 907-786-4394

Brenda Henderson
Social Support and Graduate Affairs
Tel: 907-786-4355

Psychology - PhD
Anissa Hauser
Program Coordinator
Tel: 907-561-2880

Psychology - MS
Dr. Gloria Eldridge
Master's Program Chair
Tel: 907-786-1623

College of Business & Public Policy

Business Administration-General Management

Public Administration

Global Supply Chain Management

Janet Burton
Graduate Programs Coordinator
Tel: 907-786-4171

College of Education

Master Teacher:  Secondary Education 7-12; K-12 (Music or Physical Education)

Mikayla Savikko
Academic Success Coordinator

Counselor Education

Dr. Keith Cates
Department of Counseling and Special Education

Early Childhood Special Education
Department of Counseling and Special Education

Educational Leadership
Department of Educational Leadership

Teaching and Learning
Mikalya Savikko
Academic Success Coordinator

Special Education
Department of Counseling and Special Education


College of Health

Public Health Practice
Katie Frost
Tel: 907-786-6540

School of Nursing
Jessica Salas
Tel: 907-786-4537

School of Social Work

Sharie Field 
Tel: 907-786-6971 

WWAMI Biomedical Program

Dr. N. Jane Shelby
Director, WWAMI School of Medical Education
Tel: 907-786-4721

Community and Technical College

Career & Technical Education
Dr. Angela Dirks
Chair, Career & Technical Education
Tel: 907-786-6942