Saint Louis University

Industry leaders, sharing real-world experience

The School for Professional Studies provides education to its students using top-quality, industry experts. Faculty at SPS come from a wide range of for-profit and not-for-profit employers and have a wide range of expertise. They integrate theory, research and practice into the classroom environment to ensure that students receive an education that they can use in their daily lives.

Deans

Jennifer Giancola Matthew Grawitch, Ph.D. John Buerck, Ph.D.  John Ragsdale
Jennifer Giancola, Ph.D.,
Interim Dean,
Tenured Associate Professor 
kohlerjm@slu.edu 
Matthew Grawitch, Ph.D.,
Associate Dean, 
Graduate and Professional Education
grawitch@slu.edu 
John Buerck, Ph.D.,
Associate Dean, 
Academic Affairs
buerckjp@slu.edu 
John Ragsdale, Ph.D.,
Associate Dean, 
Learning and Outcome Assessment
jragsdal@slu.edu 



 

SLU Faculty in the School for Professional Studies

Program Areas