Graduate School staff under umbrellas during a summer sunshower

The Graduate School Staff

Brian Carolan

Dr. Brian V. Carolan
carolanb@montclair.edu
Associate Dean of The Graduate School
Dr. Brian V. Carolan is Interim Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Quantitative Research Methods. Prior to his appointment as Interim Associate Dean, Carolan served as Deputy Chair in the Department of Educational Foundations. He received his B.A. in Sociology from Rutgers University, M.Phil in Sociology from Columbia University, and his Ph.D. in Sociology and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University in 2004.

Jeffrey Bendett - Recruitment Coordinator

Jeffrey Bendett
bendettj@montclair.edu
Recruitment Coordinator

Jeffrey is responsible for the recruitment of graduate students in The College of the Arts and The College of Education and Human Services.

Courtney Catalano - Graduate Student Services Specialist

Courtney Catalano
catalanoco@montclair.edu
Graduate Student Services Specialist

Courtney is a member of the front-line customer service team, and assists students at the front desk.

Jesica Cetrulo - Graducate Student Services Specialist

Jesica Cetrulo
cetruloj@montclair.edu
Graduate Student Services Specialist

Jesica is a member of the front-line customer service team, and assists students at the front desk.

Particia Dargenio

Patricia D’Argenio
dargeniop@montclair.edu
Application Processing Specialist

Patricia is responsible for processing all application data for graduate admissions at Montclair State University. Patricia also serves as a contact for questions related to application materials and facilitates timely completion of graduate applications.

Caren Ferrante

Caren Ferrante
ferrantec@montclair.edu
Graduate Student Services Specialist

Caren is a member of the front-line customer service team, and assists students at the front desk. Caren also provides administrative support for various office initiatives.

Yema Gbla

Yema Gbla
gblay@montclair.edu
Application Process Specialist

Yema is responsible for processing all application data for graduate admissions at Montclair State University. Yema also serves as a contact for questions related to application materials and facilitates timely completion of graduate applications.

Chase Montani - Digital Marketing Coordinator

Chase Montani
montanic@montclair.edu
Digital Marketing Coordinator

Chase manages the website and social media channels for the Graduate School. Additionally, he creates multimedia content for the web and handles email messaging.

Bryan Moschel

Bryan Moschel
moschelb@montclair.edu
Director of Admissions and Operations

Bryan manages the day-to-day functions of The Graduate School, including providing oversight of all Recruitment, Admissions, Marketing, and Budgetary initiatives.

Rebecca Newton - Assistant to the Dean

Rebecca Newton
shifferr@montclair.edu
Assistant to the Dean

Rebecca assists the Dean with day-to-day initiatives for the Graduate School.

Jennifer OSullivan

Jennifer O’Sullivan
osullivanj@montclair.edu
Assistant Director of Admissions

Jennifer oversees the admission function of the office, including making initial decisions and working with graduate program coordinators in accordance with Graduate Council policy.

Lynn Peluso

Lynn Marie Peluso
pelusol@montclair.edu
Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruiting

Lynn is responsible for the recruitment of graduate students and managing on-campus and off-campus recruitment programs.

Stacy Wahlstrom

Stacy Pinto
pintost@montclair.edu
Graduate Student Services Coordinator

Stacy manages all aspects of the graduate assistantship program and serves as advisor for both the Graduate Student Organization, and the graduate student honor society, Alpha Epsilon Lambda. She also coordinates the dissertation process for all University doctoral programs.

Photo of Deborah Reynoso

Deborah Reynoso
reynosod@montclair.edu
Academic Services Coordinator

Debbie oversees functions related to students’ academic matriculation from the admission stages through final audit.

Isabella Salloum

Isabella Salloum
salloumi@montclair.edu
Recruitment Coordinator

Isabella is responsible for the recruitment of graduate students in The College of Humanities and Social Services, The College of Science and Mathematics, and The Feliciano School of Business.

Michael Stuhlmiller - Associate Director for Technology

Michael Stuhlmiller
stuhlmillerm@montclair.edu
Associate Director for Technology

Michael manages all technology-related functions for the department.

Kelly Trachtenberg - Application Process Specialist

Kelly Trachtenberg
trachtenberk@montclair.edu
Application Processing Specialist

Kelly is responsible for processing all application data for graduate admissions at Montclair State University. Kelly also serves as a contact for questions related to application materials and facilitates timely completion of graduate applications.

Shaun Williams - Graduate Student Services Specialist

Shaun Williams
williamsshau@montclair.edu
Graduate Student Services Specialist

Shaun is a member of the front-line customer service team, and assists students at the front desk.