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.

GSAC Constitution

Executive Board & Department Representatives

2018 - 2019

Executive Board 
President Nathan Ellstrand  
Vice President Meng Xie  
Treasurer June Coyne  
Secretary Rebecca Parker  
University Senate Representative    
GPAC Representative Haritomane Nikolaou  

Departmental Representatives

Applied Statistics    
Biology Elizabeth Berg  
Bioethics and Health Policy Maggie Skoch  
Bioinformatics Jeffrey Ng
Chemistry Adri Lugosan  
Classical Studies Mariam Usmani  
Clinical Research Methods    
Computer Science Yukimura Otake  
Counseling Psychology Plamena Daskalova  
Criminal Justice    
Cultural & Educational Policy Studies Serena Ismail  
Digital Humanities Tyler Monghan  
English Brittany Rebarchik Emily Sharrett
Erikson Institute for Child Development Erika Gustafson  
Higher Education Quortne Hutchings  
History Cate LiaBraaten  
Master in Urban Affairs & Public Policy Karlee Henrichsen David King
Mathematics Meng Xie  
Modern Languages/Spanish Karl Groneman  
Neuroscience Jon Eby  
Pharmacology (Maywood)    
Philosophy Jean Clifford  
Political Science Tommy Callan  
Psychology - Applied Social Yelyzaveta diStefano  
Psychology - Clinical Adrien Winning  
Psychology - Developmental    
Public Health Jessica Davila  
School Psychology Hana Polachek  
Social Work    
Theology LaShaunda Reese  
Women’s Studies & Gender Studies    

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