Office Staff Profiles

Kate Coblin

Assistant Program Director

271 Psychology & Interdisciplinary Sciences Bldg.

Phone: 404-727-7565
Fax: 404-727-0372
Email: kate.coblin@emory.edu 

Kate Coblin manages the department and is the assistant to the department chair.

Direct questions to Kate regarding: 
human resources manager (searches and hires, payroll, evaluations, leave requests, timekeeping) • university, college, and department policies and procedures • faculty and staff concerns • department staff supervision • faculty searches • management of tenure and promotion materials • department calendar


Emily Stills

Administrative Assistant

270 Psychology & Interdisciplinary Sciences Bldg.

Phone: 404-727-7438
Fax: 404-727-0372
Email: estills@emory.edu

Emily Stills is the main receptionist in the department and is the first point of contact for incoming visitors and telephone callers.

Direct questions to Emily regarding: 
incoming and outgoing mail • Federal Express and UPS • room reservations • colloquia mailing lists and mailouts • colloquia organization • talk announcement flyer design • departmental copying requests • copier codes •departmental forms • paper and copier supplies • copier, fax and printer service requests • faculty search information • keys/card access to psychology space • general department information


Jessica Vera

Administrative Assistant

273 Psychology & Interdisciplinary Sciences Bldg.

Phone: 404-712-3301
Fax: 404-727-0372
Email: jessica.vera@emory.edu

Jessica Vera is the human resources assistant and is responsible for management of alumni contact information.

Direct questions to Jessica regarding: 
human resources assistant (searches and hires, payroll, evaluations, leave requests, timekeeping) • alumni contact information • adult subject pool management (back-up) • website update assistance


Paula Mitchell

Academic Degree Program 
Coordinator, Graduate

276 Psychology & Interdisciplinary Sciences Bldg.

Phone: 404-727-7456
Fax: 404-727-0372
Email: paula.mitchell@emory.edu

Paula Mitchell is the academic degree program coordinator and is responsible for graduate program administration.

Direct questions to our graduate program specialist regarding: 
graduate student records •pre-registration • online registration • drop/add/swap • qualifying exams • Master's and Doctoral defense requirements • student recruiting & reservations • program accreditation • information/application requests • graduation requirements


Lorenza

Lorenza Houser

Academic Degree Program
Coordinator, Undergraduate

275 Psychology & Interdisciplinary Sciences Bldg.

Phone: 404-727-7439
Fax: 404-727-0372
Email: lhouser@emory.edu

Lorenza Houser is the academic degree program coordinator and is responsible for undergraduate program administration, departmental course planning and scheduling, teaching evaluations, website management, and sustainability initiatives.

Direct questions to Lorenza regarding: 
undergraduate student records • program management & accreditation • reports • undergraduate policies & procedures • course & faculty evaluations • teaching plan • website management • study abroad • degree applications & requirements • transfer credits • honors program • research participation • pre-registration advising • Oxford continuees • final grades • enrollment • course offerings • atlas • classroom reservations • textbooks • commencement planning & reception • class visits


Denise Vasquez-Saintil

Research Accountant

272 Psychology & Interdisciplinary Sciences Bldg.

Phone: 404-712-6595
Fax: 404-727-0372
Email: dvsaintil@emory.edu

Denise Vasquez-Saintil is responsible for processing financial transactions and purchasing.

Direct questions to Denise regarding: 
department operating account • reimbursements • payments • purchasing • p-card & corporate cards • account reconciliation & journal transactions •  budget reports • effort certification • post award grant management


Susan Perlman

Program Coordinator

276 Psychology & Interdisciplinary Sciences Bldg.

Phone: 404-727-7432
Fax: 404-727-0372
Email: susan.e.perlman@emory.edu

Susan Perlman manages the adult subject pool database and handles recruitment for the Child Study Center.

Direct questions to Susan regarding: 
psychology 110 and Psychology 111 research participation requirements • adult research participation • adult subject pool database maintenance and updates • the child study center


Nelson Sears

Administrative Assistant

502 Psychology & Interdisciplinary Sciences Bldg.

Phone: 404-727-7451
Fax: 404-727-1284
Email: nelson.sears@emory.edu

Nelson Sears is the assistant to the Clinical Training Director and the Administrator of the Psychological Center, a component of the Department of Psychology established to serve as an internship facility for advanced clinical graduate students, and to provide psychological and counseling services to the Atlanta community.

Direct questions to Nelson regarding Psychological Center, including: 
office hours • therapy and testing services • appointments and fees • parking and directions • weekly clinical staff meetings