Professional Graduate Studies

Joel Kaplan
Associate Dean of Professional Graduate Studies
(315) 443-1429
jkkaplan@syr.edu

Martha Coria
Coordinator of Graduate Studies
(315) 443-5749
macoria@syr.edu

Linda Mathis
Academic Adviser
(315) 443-1124
lmmathis@syr.edu

Kelly Needham
Administrative Assistant
(315) 443-4039
kneedham@syr.edu

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Joel Kaplan

Associate Dean for Professional Graduate Studies Professor Newspaper & Online Journalism Also teaches in: Communications Communications@Syracuse (online)

A former investigative journalist, Joel Kaplan covered city hall for The Chicago Tribune and was a member of the newspaper's investigative team. From 1979 to 1986, he was a reporter for The Tennessean in Nashville, where he covered the state legislature. In 1986, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in investigative reporting for a series on then-U.S. Rep. Bill Boner. He is co-author of "Murder of Innocence: The Tragic Life and Final Rampage of Laurie Dann" (Warner Books, 1991), the movie version of which was originally broadcast on CBS.

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