Contact The College of Graduate Studies


Paula Traktman

Paula Traktman, Ph.D.

Dean of the College of Graduate Studies
Telephone: 843-876-2408


John Baatz, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Director of Industry Relationships and Entrepreneurship
Telephone: 843-876-2403


Chris Brothers (Miller), MBA

Assistant Dean of Finance and Administration
Telephone: 843-876-2406

Laura Kasman

Laura Kasman, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs
Telephone: 843-876-2404

Nancy DeMore

Nancy Demore, M.D., FACS

Director, Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)
Telephone: 843-876-0179

Cathy Butler

Cathy Butler, MS

Director of Recruitment and Admissions
Telephone: 843-876-2394

Sandra Catlett

Sandra Catlett

Assistant to the Dean
CGS Grants Administrator
Telephone: 843-876-2408

Maritza Dawkins Holnes

Maritza Dawkins-Holnes

Program Coordinator, MSCR, MSMS, and Entrepreneurship Certificate Course
Telephone: 843-876-2216

Megan Ellison

Megan Ellison, MA

Assistant Director, MSTP Program
Coordinator for Career Development and Postdoctoral Affairs Initiatives
Telephone: 843-876-2405

Bradley Elwood

Brad Elwood, EdD.

Assistant Director of Training Programs
Telephone: 843-876-2286

Carla Gadson

Carla R. Gadson, M.Ed.

Fiscal Analyst III
Director of Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Telephone: 843-876-2407 

Matt Greseth, PhD

Matthew Greseth, Ph.D.

Assistant Director for Graduate Education
Telephone: 843-876-2266



DJ Lester

Student and Administrative Coordinator
Telephone: 843-876-2411

Bill lewis

Bill Lewis

Administrative Coordinator- Clemson/MUSC Bioengineering Program
Telephone: 843-876-2395

Paula Talbot

Paula Talbot

College Registrar and Director of Student Services
Telephone: 843-876-2410

Kade Walker

Kade Walker

Director of Marketing and Communications
Telephone: 843-876-1380