Graduate College Staff



Sarah Gordon

Dr. Sarah Gordon 

 Interim - Dean of Research and Graduate Studies 
 Phone: (479) 968-0398 

 Dr. Gordon is the Interim Dean of the Research and Graduate Studies  Her primary area of expertise is Research, Evaluation,       Measurement, and Statistics (REMS). Dr. Gordon worked for eight years in Student Affairs at Oklahoma State University and served for three years OSU's Director of University Assessment and Testing.


 Dr. Gordon's research interests include perceptions of evaluation and assessment in P-12 and higher education, general education assessment, and diversity as a concept and learning outcome. 

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Michan Chowritmootoo

 Graduate Student Support Services Coordinator
 (479) 880-4112

 Michan joined the ATU family in Oct of 2021. She has over ten years experience in higher education with over 8 years experience   working with graduate students. Michan recently relocated to Arkansas from Knoxville TN. Her roles include: Degree Audits,  Graduate   Candidacy, Graduate Reader for Dissertations and Theses, and Co-advisor for Graduate Student Council.

  • Research, Ethics and Compliance Certification - CITI
  • Graduate Certificate - International Affairs and Diplomacy - Texas A&M
  • Master of Arts – Government – Texas Woman’s University
  • Master of Arts – History – Texas Woman’s University
  • Bachelors of Science – History – Texas Woman’s University


Samantha Meeks

Coordinator of Graduate Recruitment
Phone: (479) 968-0398 

Samantha graduated from Arkansas Tech in 2013 with her BA in English Education and 2015 with her MA in English. She is currently working on her Ph.D. and has returned to help recruit Arkansas Tech's future graduate students. Her interests include reading and studying 18th and 19th century British literature, and, of course, helping students further their educational goals!


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Taylor horton

Graduate Assistant
Phone: (479) 968-0398 (Ext: 2674)

Taylor graduated with her Bachelor's Degree in Rehabilitation Science from Arkansas Tech in May of 2017. She is currently working on her Master's Degree in Student Affairs Administration. After completing her degree, Taylor aspires to work in Disability Services, ensuring students with disabilities receive the accommodations needed.