Graduate Council

The UNL Graduate Council serves as an advisory body to the UNL Dean of Graduate Education and, as the administrative body for Graduate Studies, is subject to the authority of the UNL Graduate Faculty.


Members are listed by the year in which their term ends.

  • 2020: Tony Juritsch (Student GA Representative)
  • 2020: Shawn Ratcliff (Student GA Representative)
  • 2020: Christina Falci (Social Sciences)
  • 2020: Jennifer Clarke (Agricultural Science & Biological Sciences)
  • 2021: Rhonda Fuelberth (Arts)
  • 2021: Yusong Li (Engineering)
  • 2022: Kara Mitchell Viesca (Professional Education)
  • 2022: Laurie Thomas Lee (Humanities)
  • 2023: Adam Houston (Physical Sciences)
  • 2023: Geoff Friesen (Business)
  • Ex-officio: Tim Carr (Dean of Graduate Education)

Appointed representatives to the NU Executive Graduate Council: Christina Falci and Laurie Thomas Lee; alternate is Yusong Li.

Appointed representative to the UNL Academic Planning Committee: Jennifer Clarke.