Loyola University Chicago

The Graduate School

Graduate Student Advisory Council


  1. To act as the voice of the graduate student body by facilitating communication between the students, faculty, and administration
  2. To encourage greater interaction between graduate students across all campuses through social events and an interdisciplinary conference
  3. To assist graduate students both academically and financially by acting as a source of grants and funding
  4. To promote service within the university as well as throughout our surrounding communities, as part of our commitment to the Jesuit traditions of Loyola University

Students should contact their departmental representative with any questions or concerns that they have.

Executive Board & Department Representatives

2016 - 2017

Executive Board
President Grace Stevens
Vice President Teresa Barton
Treasurer Phil Lazzara
Secretary TBA
University Senate Representative Stephanie Romeo
  Harrison Mbugi (GPAC)
GPAC Representative Sabrina Mendez
Departmental Representatives
Applied Statistics Fanding Wang
Biology Joshua Hittie
Chemistry Phil Lazzara
Classical Studies Louis Harris
Clinical Research Methods TBA
Computer Science Aman Meghrajani
  Julia Cicale (Member-at-large)
Counseling Psychology TBA
Criminal Justice TBA
Cultural & Educational Policy Studies Yver Melchor
Diatetics TBA
Digital Humanities María Camila Palacio Chiriví
English Mary Lutze
  Lyle Enright (Member-at-large)
Erikson Institute for Child Development Sabrina Mendez
  Erika Gustafson (Member-at-large)
Higher Education Paige Gardner
History Nathan Ellstarand
Master in Urban Affairs & Public Policy TBA
Mathematics TBA
Modern Languages/Spanish Nadia Mufarregue
Neuroscience TBA
Nursing TBA
Pharmacology (Maywood) Jon Eby
  Evann Hilt
Philosophy Bryan Paulsen
Political Science Nellie Bohac
Psychology - Applied Social Hannah Hamilton
Psychology - Clinical TBA
Psychology - Developmental TBA
Public Health TBA
School Psychology Lauren Carr
Social Work Jessica Zaehringer
Sociology Dana LaVergne 
Theology John Loving
Women’s Studies & Gender Studies Jessica Zaehringer
  Kathryn Sopcich (Member-at-large)

If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to GSAC@luc.edu. You can also visit us on Facebook.