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Office Staff

The Office of Graduate Education & Life actively supports the holistic development of WVU’s graduate and professional students. For specific information on the services our office provides, visit the " About" page.

Room 249 Mountainlair (on the second floor directly above Hatfield's)

OGEL staff 

OGEL graduate assistants

Staff members:

Dr. Katherine Karraker
Associate Provost for Graduate Academic Affairs 

Dr. Betty Mei  
Program Director for Graduate Student Success – Professional Development, Events, and Communication 


Dr. Greg Elkins
Graduate Student Support – Fellowships, Scholarships, Assistantships


Dr. Allison Swan Dagen
Provost Academic Leadership Fellow in OGEL


Micalyn Stump 

Administrative Assistant

Micalyn Stump 

Mohammad Azadani  Graduate Assistant  


Miranda Martin Graduate Assistant   

Miranda Martin 

Hannah Squires  Graduate Assistant