The Office of the Dean's staff works collaboratively to support academic, administrative, and advancement-oriented goals in line with the University Strategic Plan.
Sandra B. WalkerInterim Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Social SciencesPhone: 617-349-8449Email: email@example.com Sandra Browne Walker is Interim Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences at Lesley University. She has oversight of financial, administrative, and academic affairs, including the planning and implementation of academic policies, procedures, and systems, managing faculty personnel procedures, and coordinating curricula issues and faculty development initiatives. She is also a member of the Board of Bar Overseers and has served on the Board of Boston Trinity Academy, Troubadours, Cambridge Center for Adult Education and Museum of Fine Arts – Multi-Cultural Audience Development Committee. In addition to her other roles, she volunteers for People Making a Difference and Bethel AME Church. Sandra received her MBA from Simmons College School of Management. In her spare time, she loves reading, traveling and baking. Laura GerhardExecutive Assistant to the DeanOffice Manager, GSASS Dean's Office Phone: 617-349-8467Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgLaura
has been in the Dean's office since 2009. She is the administrative coordinator for Interim Dean Walker, as well as the primary point of contact for the Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences. She graduated with a BS in Communications from Emerson
College. She enjoys reading, drinking coffee and spending her free time
with her family on Cape Cod or skiing in Vermont. Elizabeth ChambersCoordinator for Institute and Special ProjectsPhone: 617-349-8833Email: email@example.comBeth Chambers is the Coordinator of Institutes and Special Projects in the Graduate School of Social Sciences, developing conferences, speaker series and other special events for the Lesley community and professionals in the field with the Institute for Arts in Health and the Psychology and the Other Institute. Beth also coordinates the credit option program at Lesley University, and facilitates the course evaluation process for the school. Beth is a graduate of the Lesley University MA program in Counseling and Psychology, and received her BA from Dartmouth College. She enjoys traveling and backpacking with her family.
Bailey RayWeb Content Development Coordinator andCoordinator for Academic AffairsPhone: 617-349-8175Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgBailey has been in the Dean’s Office since 2012, where she is responsible for the development and coordination of online content and messaging for the Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences. She also provides administrative coordination for curricular and academic affairs issues. She holds a B.A. in English from Green Mountain College, and an M.A. in English from Simmons College. Her scholarly work focuses on issues of race and gender in American narratives with an emphasis on film, television, and media. Outside of work, Bailey enjoys good food and travel.
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