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Name Email
Mrs. Laura Dowd
Coordinator of Academic Advising
ldowd {at} uga dt edu
Ms. Paige Jackson
Administrative Associate I
pjackson {at} uga dt edu
Mr. Jonathan Hanna
Office Manager
jonhanna {at} uga dt edu
Ms. Richelle Gamble
Residence Hall and Orientation Coordinator
rgamble {at} uga dt edu
Ms. Cyndyl McCutcheon
Administrative Assistant II
cyndyl13 {at} uga dt edu
Mrs. Pamela Ollie-Waller
Recorder
pollie {at} uga dt edu
All BS Advisors also see BS Unspecified students. 
All AB, Pre-Business & Pre-Journalism Advisors see AB Unspecified students
** Senior Advisor with administrative responsibilities 
† Lead Advisor
Bachelor of Science Advisors 
Dr. Kathleen Anderson **
Biological Sciences, Pre-Pharmacy
kanderso {at} uga dt edu
Mr. Zeeshan Bakht
Biological Sciences, Psychology
xeeshawn {at} uga dt edu
Mr. Dave Evans
Biological Sciences
280evans {at} uga dt edu
Ms. Doreka Gans **
All Bachelor of Science areas
dgans {at} uga dt edu
(Creswell Hall)
Ms. Annemarie Hitchcock
Biological Sciences, Computer Science
ahitchco {at} uga dt edu
Ms. Ashley King **
All Bachelor of Science areas
ashleyk {at} uga dt edu
(Brumby Hall)
Dr. Kathy Mengak **
All Bachelor of Science areas
kmengak {at} uga dt edu
(Russell Hall)
Mr. Mike Merva †
All Bachelor of Science areas
mervam {at} uga dt edu
Ms. Sally Speed **
Biological Sciences, Psychology, Pre-Pharmacy
swspeed {at} uga dt edu
Mr. Ilya Winham
Biological Sciences, Psychology
iwinham {at} uga dt edu
Bachelor of Arts Advisors 
Ms. Rebecca Baggett †
Arabic, Classical Culture, Film Studies, Greek, Latin, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Linguistics, Romance Languages (FREN/ITAL/PORT/SPAN), Theatre*
rbaggett {at} uga dt edu
Mr. Thomas Edwards **
All Bachelor of Arts areas, also Pre-Journalism
tje {at} uga dt edu
(Russell Hall)
Ms. Amber Fetner †
All Bachelor of Arts areas, also music, dance, and pre-journalism
afetner {at} uga dt edu
(Brumby Hall)
Mr. Aaron Stone
English, German, Germanic and Slavic Languages, History, Russian, Intended Art*
ahstone {at} uga dt edu
Ms. Wanda Wilcox **
Anthropology, Cognitive Science, Geography, Philosophy, Religion, Sociology, Women’s Studies*
wwilcox {at} uga dt edu
*Indicates primary advisor for these majors, although advisor may also advise other AB areas
Pre-Business Advisors
Dr. Frances Berry fberry {at} uga dt edu
Mr. Chris Chilas cchilas {at} uga dt edu
Mr. Nathan Freeman nathanf {at} uga dt edu
Ms. Claire Foggin
Also advises Intended Dance
clairef {at} uga dt edu
Ms. Cecilia Reynolds **
Also advises I-Art majors in Brumby, Creswell, and Russell
ceciliah {at} uga dt edu
(Brumby Hall)
Ms. Cindy Schulman cschulman {at} uga dt edu
(Russell Hall)
Ms. Elizabeth Sproston † sproston {at} uga dt edu
All pre-business advisors also advise AB Economics.
Pre-Journalism Advisors 
Mr. Ed Harris † elharris {at} uga dt edu
Freshman Music Advisors
In order to be declared a Music Major, students must first pass an audition. Students should contact Ms. Katie Van Schoick, 324C Music Building, 706/542-2764 for more information.  Music majors above the Freshman level are advised in the School of Music.
Ms. Amber Fetner † afetner {at} uga dt edu
(Brumby, Creswell, Russell — all advised in Brumby Hall)
Mr. Aaron Stone ahstone {at} uga dt edu
Intended-Art Advisors
In order to be declared an I-Art Major, students must first meet with Dr. Asen Kirin (Wednesdays 12:30 - 2:30 in Room 101 Visual Arts).
Ms. Ceci Reynolds **
ceciliah {at} uga dt edu
(Brumby, Creswell, Russell — all advised in Brumby Hall)
Mr. Aaron Stone ahstone {at} uga dt edu
Dance Advisors
In order to be declared a Dance Major, students must first pass an audition. View the Dance department website and/or contact Dr. Mark Wheeler, 302 Dance Building, 706/542-4415 for more information.
Ms. Amber Fetner † afetner {at} uga dt edu
(Brumby, Creswell, Russell — all advised in Brumby Hall)
Ms. Claire Foggin clairef {at} uga dt edu
Mr. Aaron Stone ahstone {at} uga dt edu
Pre-Pharmacy Advisors
Dr. Kathleen Anderson ** kanderso {at} uga dt edu
Ms. Sally Speed **   swspeed {at} uga dt edu
Pre-Law Advisor
Mrs. Cathy Clutter
cclutter {at} uga dt edu
Pre-Med Advisor
Ms. Keisha Chandler
kchan {at} uga dt edu

Featured Advisor

Wanda Wilcox

Wanda Wilcox's primary advising area is Bachelor of Arts, and she advises more than 300 freshmen and sophomores each term. In addition to her advising responsibilities, Wilcox teaches in both the Religion and Women's Studies Departments. She is the recipient of multiple advising awards including the Franklin College Outstanding Advisor (1999), the UGA Outstanding Academic Advisor (2013) and a NACADA advising Certificate of Merit (2013).

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