Graduate School Staff – Contact Us

The UA Little Rock Graduate School is happy to help you learn more about our programs and degrees. You can schedule a tour to learn more about our campus, find out how to apply to UA Little Rock, or email or call us. We’d love to hear from you!

Office Information

The Graduate School office is located in the Ottenheimer Library on the 5th floor.

Office hours: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Phone: 501-916-3206
Fax: 501-916-3039

Please note: You may often get a faster response by calling or sending your email directly to the person in our office who oversees the area related to your question.

Visit the Graduate School Student Support Directory to learn who you should contact.

Mailing Address

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
ATTN: Graduate School Admissions
Ottenheimer Library Suite 528
2801 South University Avenue
Little Rock, Arkansas 72204-1099

Graduate School Staff

Dr. Brian Berry

Vice Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School

Dr. Karen Kuralt

Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Writing

Paula Baker-Rouse

Director of Graduate Admissions

Deletta J. Epperson

Finance Director

LaShawn Monique Hayden

Higher Education Institution Program Coordinator

Processing Students A-K

Mariel Garcia Velazquez

Higher Education Institution Program Coordinator

Processing Students L-Z

Tiffany McFadden-Kidd

Communications and Recruitment Coordinator

Lucas Crosland

IT Specialist

Chloe Moses

Graduate Enrollment Management Specialist

Shames Al Mandalawi

DCSTEM Graduate Student Advisor

John D. Leonard, M.B.A-CMA-RN

Assistant Finance Director