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Graduate officers and coordinators

Have a question? Need to learn more about our programs or how to apply? Contact a Graduate Officer or Graduate Coordinator in your department of interest.

Graduate Officers are professors within the department or school who advise prospective and current students about academic and research matters.

Graduate Coordinators can answer administrative questions about admissions (future students) and forms and procedures (current students).


Mungo MarsdenProf. Mungo Marsden​
Graduate Officer, Biology
(519) 888-4567 ext. 36530

April WettigApril Wettig
Graduate Coordinator, Biology
(519) 888-4567 ext. 36392



Thorsten DieckmannProf. Thorsten Dieckmann 
Graduate Officer, Chemistry
(519) 888-4567 ext. 35036

Cathy Van EschCathy Van Esch (Current students)
​Graduate Coordinator, Chemistry
(519) 888-4567 ext. 35086
Kim RawsonKim Rawson (Future students)
Administrative assistant, (GWC)2
(519) 888-4567 ext. 38111

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Tony EndresProf. Tony Endres
Graduate Officer, Earth and
Environmental Sciences
(519) 888-4567 ext. 33552

Sue FisherSusan Fisher
Graduate Coordinator, Earth and Environmental Sciences
(519) 888-4567 ext. 35836

School of Optometry and Vision Science

Paul MurphyProf. Paul Murphy
Graduate Officer, Vision Science
(519) 888-4567 ext. 32020

Ben ThompsonProf. Ben Thompson
Graduate Officer, Vision Science
(519) 888-4567 ext. 39398

Stephanie ForsythStephanie Forsyth
​Graduate Coordinator, Vision Science
(519) 888-4567 ext. 35039

School of Pharmacy

Praveen NekkarProf. Praveen Nakkar
Graduate Officer, Pharmacy
(519) 888-4567 ext. 21317

Shawn WettigProf. Shawn Wettig
Graduate Officer, Pharmacy
(519) 888-4567 ext. 21303

Melinda RecchiaMelinda Recchia
​Administrative Coordinator, Pharmacy
(519) 888-4567 ext. 21353

Physics and Astronomy

Melanie CampbellProf. Melanie Campbell
Director, Waterloo-Guelph
Physics Graduate Studies
(519) 888-4567 ext. 36273

James TaylorProf. James Taylor
Graduate Officer, Physics and Astronomy
(519) 888-4567 ext. 38115

Kiley RiderKiley Rider (Future students)
Administrative Assistant, GSP
(519) 888-4567 ext. 37598

Judy McDonnell (Current students)
Graduate Program Administrator
(519) 888-4567 ext. 35077