The Graduate Studies Staff is located in Slonim House on the first floor.

Kim Ferguson, Dean for Graduate Studies, Roy E. Larsen Chair in Psychology

Kim is responsible for overseeing all of our Graduate and Professional programs.

You can reach Kim at 914-395-2372 or email her at

Joan McCann, Director of Administration

Joan is responsible for overseeing the administrative team in Graduate Studies.  She can be reached at 914-395-2693 or


Sweet Orefice, Graduate Studies Outreach Coordinator

Sweet is responsible for working with all of the graduate programs to make certain fieldwork placements and internships are well coordinated.  She can be reached at 914-395-6170 or


Shirley Be

Shirley Be, International Student Adviser

International Student Services provides a range of support to international undergraduate and graduate students (non-US citizens, dual citizens, and US citizens from abroad). Among other services, the advisers issue I-20 forms and assist with F-1 issues, on-campus jobs, US Social Security cards, loan forms and Curricular and Optional Practical Training. Reach Shirley at