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

2015 - 2016

Executive Board
President Stephanie Romeo
Vice President Teresa Barton
Treasurer Yao Wang
Secretary Samantha Seaman
University Senate Representative Jeff Garceau
GPAC Representative Chelsea Denault
Departmental Representatives
Chemistry Phil Lazzara
Computer Science Aman Meghrajani
  Harrison Mbugi (Member-at-Large)
Cultural & Educational Policy Studies Ana Garcia Lopez
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice
English Grace Stevens
Women’s Studies & Gender Studies Sarah Rebecca Gaglio
History Andrew Prignano
Modern Languages/Spanish Sharon Almonte
Nursing Jennifer Woo
Pharmacology (Maywood) Deep Shah
  Abigail Cannon
Philosophy Corbin Casarez
Psychology - Applied Social Hannah Hamilton
Psychology - Clinical Kelly Polnaszek
School Psychology Claudia Hernandez
Sociology Melissa Kinsella
Social Work Jojo Oliyapurathu (Member-at-Large)

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