Academic Affairs
Leadership and Staff

Office of Academic Affairs & Provost
6823 St. Charles Avenue
200 Gibson Hall
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698
Main line: (504) 865-5261
Fax: (504) 865-6723
provost@tulane.edu
aapops@tulane.edu

Robin Forman

Robin Forman

Professor of Mathematics
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
(504) 865-5261

Dr. Forman oversees all aspects of academic life at Tulane and advises University President Michael Fitts on all academic matters. He works closely with the Deans of the Schools and Directors of the Research Centers and Institutes in pursuit of the University's core missions in research, art-making, teaching, professional service, and community engagement.


 

M.A. Tonette Krousel-Wood

M. A. "Tonette" Krousel-Wood

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Epidemiology
Associate Provost for the Health Sciences
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs in the School of Medicine
Associate Dean for Public Health & Medical Education
mawood@tulane.edu
(504) 865-5261

Tonette's responsibilities include assisting the Provost with issues as they pertain to the health sciences in general and to the School of Medicine, the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and the Tulane National Primate Research Center in particular.


 

Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham

Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies
Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and Research
mcunnin1@tulane.edu
(504) 862-3308

Mike is responsible for oversight of all graduate and professional studies academic issues, oversees the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and he assists the Provost in the formulation of University research policy. He serves as a liaison to the School of Science and Engineering, the School of Social Work, the A. B. Freeman School of Business, the Law School, and the School of Professional Advancement, as well as the Murphy Institute.


 

Anneliese Singh

Anneliese Singh

Professor of Social Work
Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity/Chief Diversity Officer
anneliese@tulane.edu
(504) 865-5079

Anneliese Singh, Ph.D., LPC (she/they) serves as Associate Provost for Diversity and Faculty Development/Chief Diversity Officer at Tulane University and leads the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI), as well as the EDI strategic initiatives at Tulane. Dr. Singh is a Professor in the School of Social Work and has a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology. Dr. Singh’s research and advocacy explores racial healing, racial justice, and the resilience, trauma, and identity development experiences of queer and trans people, with a focus on young people and BIPOC people. Dr. Singh is the author of The Racial Healing Handbook and The Queer and Trans Resilience Workbook.


 

Laila Hlass

Laila Hlass

Professor of Practice, Law
Co-Director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic
Associate Provost for International Affairs
lhlass@tulane.edu
(504) 862-8815

Laila L. Hlass serves as the Associate Provost for International Affairs and is the Senior International Officer at Tulane University. She provides direct oversight over the Director of the Office of International Students and Scholars, as well as oversees and coordinates all of Tulane University’s resources and policies related to international engagement and advises the administration on all aspects of Tulane’s international strategy.


 

Gabriel Feldman

Gabriel Feldman

Professor of Law
Director, Tulane Sports Law Program
Associate Provost for NCAA Compliance
gfeldman@tulane.edu
(504) 865-5948

Gabe works with the Provost and other members of the senior University administration to monitor, coordinate, and verify compliance with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), American Athletic Conference, and University rules and regulations regarding athletic competition and related activities. In this role, he assists coaches, administrators, faculty, and students in maintaining the academic integrity of all athletic programs.


 

Mimi Schippers

Professor & Department Chair, School of Liberal Arts
Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs
mimi@tulane.edu

Kady Weingart

Kady Lamb

Assistant Provost for Finance and Operations and Chief of Staff
kady@tulane.edu
(504) 865-5075
Office in Gibson Hall, Suite 200

With more than 20 years of experience in the academic sector, Kady Lamb, M.S. brings a wealth of expertise in strategic planning, leadership & development, project management, facility/unit oversight, change management, workflow planning, and new processes & tools development. Kady currently serves as the Assistant Provost for Finance and Operations and Chief of Staff to the Provost in the Office of Academic Affairs & Provost at Tulane University. She previously served as the Director of the College and Professional Schools Research Administration Services Unit (CAPS RAS) where she spearheaded a team of highly skilled staff who provided research administration support for the sponsored research portfolio of six independent units. She also served as the Assistant Director for Special Projects and Operations at Emory University’s Research Administration Services (RAS) central unit where she delivered well-rounded operational leadership, assessment, and functional subject matter expertise to university leaders, unit heads, and faculty.

Kady is an experienced strategic operations leader and project director valued for her success in driving the productivity and operational excellence of well-established organizations. Most distinguishing, she is especially successful in realizing substantial cost savings, increasing quality, and yield through robust strategies, process improvements, workflow development, and operations restructuring. Kady earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Wheaton College and her Master of Science in International Development from Tulane University School of Law.


 

Jessica Shedd

Jessica Shedd

Assistant Provost for Assessment and Institutional Research
jshedd@tulane.edu
(504) 314-2898
Office located at 200 Broadway, Suite 108

Jessica provides leadership, vision, and direction for the Office of Assessment and Institutional Research (OAIR).  The Office of Assessment and Institutional Research provides timely and high-quality information that is accessible and useful to Tulane decision makers; facilitates assessment activities of academic and administrative departments to advance student learning and program effectiveness; leads Tulane's accreditation efforts; and satisfies requests from external constituents.


 

Marcus Foster

Marcus Foster

Assistant Provost of Title IX Compliance and Education
mfoster9@tulane.edu
(504) 865-5615
Office in Jones Hall, Suite 308

Marcus oversees the university’s efforts in ensuring gender equity and addressing sexual harassment and misconduct. His work is coordinated with the university's Division of Student Affairs, Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity, the Office of the General Counsel, and the University Police Department.


 

Eric Roque

Department Administrator
eroque@tulane.edu
(504) 865-5077
Office in Gibson Hall, Suite 200

Eric Roque serves as the Department Administrator for the Office of Academic Affairs & Provost. In this role, he is responsible for preparing, managing, and overseeing all financial, personnel, and operational activities. He is also the Program Coordinator for Tulane's Louisiana Alliance for Minority Participation (LAMP), a program aimed at substantially increasing the number and quality of minority students earning baccalaureate degrees in STEM areas at Tulane.


 

Bob Samuels

Senior Program Coordinator
rsamuels3@tulane.edu
(504) 314-2816
Office in Gibson Hall, Suite 200