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Joyce Dowell

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109 Davenport Hall
607 S Mathews Ave.
M/C 148
Urbana, IL 61801
Office Administrator
Graduate Studies Program Coordinator

I am the Department of Anthropology Office Manager and the Graduate Studies Program Coordinator.

In my position, I have the following responsibilities in the department:

  • Assists the Head and DGS on graduate program administration
  • Works with Department Admissions Committee on graduate admission applications
  • Department liaison between graduate students and graduate college
  • Coordinates prelims and final exams for graduate students
  • Thesis Reviewer for the department
  • Works with Head and DGS in coordinating TA assignments
  • Processes the course timetable for each semester; maintains scheduling list and enters courses into Banner system
  • Process paperwork for departmental book orders for all faculty and their courses
  • Department Convocation Coordinator
  • Controls department key inventory