Montana State University

The Graduate School

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172580
Bozeman, MT 59717-2580

Tel: (406) 994-4145
Toll Free: 1-800-255-7962
Fax: (406) 994-4733
Location: 108 Montana Hall


Dr. Karlene A. Hoo, Dean

The Graduate School

Meet Our Staff

The Graduate School Organization Chart


Dr. Karlene Hoo Dr. Karlene A. Hoo, Dean
Maya Bronston Maya Bronston, Assistant to the Dean and HR/Fiscal Manager
Responsibilities: Graduate School budget, Human resources, Graduate tuition waivers & assistantship agreement forms.
Phone: (406) 994-4112
Amanda Brown Amanda Brown, Graduate Program Officer
Responsibilities: Program & Graduate committee review & approval, Comprehensive exam & defense review & approval, Applications for advanced degree.
Phone: (406) 994-6673
e-mail: Amanda Brown
Lauren Cerretti Lauren Cerretti, Degree Program Auditor
Phone: (406) 994-5312
Laura Collins Laura Collins, Systems Analyst
Responsibilities: Graduate School statistics & reporting, Database management, Electronic thesis & dissertation (ETD).
Phone: (406) 994-7442
e-mail:  Laura Collins
Melis Edwards Melis Edwards, Admissions Supervisor
Responsibilities: Admissions marketing and recruitment, special projects.
Phone: (406) 994-6329
e-mail: Melis Edwards
Jennifer Miller Jennifer Miller, Formatting Advisor
Responsible for: Review and approval of formatting of thesis and dissertation.
Phone: (406) 994-7518
Donna Negaard Donna Negaard, Student Advisor
Responsibilities: Policy interpretation, Probation & suspension, University withdrawals & add/drop.
Phone: (406) 994-4147
e-mail: Donna Negaard
Amanda Round Amanda Round, Admissions Coordinator
Responsible for: Application Requirements, Graduate Admission Letters
Phone: (406) 994-5561
e-mail: Amanda Round