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The Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) is responsible for campus administration of the Office of Postdoctoral Education (OPE) at the University of Missouri.


Administrative responsibilities of the Office of Postdoctoral Education include the establishment of policies, benefits and services available to postdoctoral scholars.

Office of Postdoctoral Education

Office of Graduate Studies (housed in)
University of Missouri
210 Jesse Hall, Columbia, MO 65211

Local Calls: 573-882-6311
Toll-Free, Long-Distance: 800-877-6312
Fax number: 1-877-632-6316

Administrative Contact

Lissa Behm-Morawitz, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice Provost for Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs

Postdoctoral Education Advisory Committee (PEAC)

  • Lissa Behm-Morawitz (Assistant Vice Provost for Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs)
  • Michael Garcia (Associate Professor, Division of Biological Sciences; Office of Graduate Studies Faculty Fellow)
  • Mannie Liscum (Professor, Division of Biological Sciences; Preparing Future Faculty Program)
  • Michael Marlo (Associate Professor, Department of English)
  • Kimberlyn McDonald (Senior Human Resources Specialist, College of Medicine)
  • David Mendoza (Associate Professor, Division of Plant Sciences)
  • David Owens (Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum; Interim Chair of MU Postdoctoral Association)
  • Wendy Reinke (Professor, Department of Education, School, and Counseling Psychology)


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