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Dean of Students


Elihu Root HouseThe Office of the Dean of Students, which includes Dean Terry Martinez and the members of her staff listed below, provides resources, guidance and support for students and other members of the Hamilton community.
Please stop by the Elihu Root House or call to have a question answered, submit a form, or just say hello.

Dean of Students Office Staff

Terry Martinez

Terry Martinez

Vice President and Dean of Students
tmartine@hamilton.edu 315-859-4020

Terry Martinez leads the staff of the Division of Student Life with a focus on student leadership and engagement, intellectual and personal growth, a safe living and learning environment, and community building activities.

Jeff Landry

Jeff Landry

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
jlandry@hamilton.edu 315-859-4021

Jeff Landry is responsible for the day-to-day operations and provides direction and leadership to the division of Student Life. In addition, Jeff provides oversight for the following departments: Campus Safety, Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Health Services and the Office of Community Standards. Jeff also chairs the Students of Concern Committee and Hamilton Emergency Response Team (HERT).

Lorna Boyer Chase

Lorna Boyer Chase

Associate Dean of Students for Student Support Services
lchase@hamilton.edu 315-859-4600

Lorna Boyer Chase provides leadership and oversight for a campus-wide student case management program that addresses the needs of students who are experiencing significant difficulties related to mental health, physical health, and/or psycho-social adjustment. Lorna will provide direct case management services including interventions, referrals, and follow-up services. She will work in close collaboration with faculty, faculty advisors, health care providers, Student Affairs colleagues and parents and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Maria Genao-Homs

Maria Genao-Homs

Associate Dean of Students for Diversity and Inclusion
mgenaoho@hamilton.edu 315-859-4020

Maria Genao-Homs reports to the Chief Diversity Officer and oversees three key staff members: the Assistant Dean for International Students and Accessibility, the Director of the Days-Massolo Center, and the College Chaplain. Together with these colleagues and with students, faculty, staff, and other leaders across campus and at all levels, the Associate Dean provides catalyzing energy and insightful vision for the collective work of ensuring a campus climate in which all can thrive and succeed.

Tara McKee, Ph.D.

Tara McKee, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Students for Academics
tmckee@hamilton.edu 315-859-4600

Professor of Psychology Tara McKee coordinates the academic advising program and serves as a resource for faculty advisors. She chairs the Committee on Academic Standing (CAS), assists students to prepare petitions to the CAS, and administers its decisions. Tara works with faculty and other associate deans to help students resolve a variety of academic issues, and consults with the chair of the Honor Court on cases.

Travis Hill

Travis Hill

Assistant Dean of Students for Student Engagement
thill@hamilton.edu 315-859-4023

Travis Hill reports to the Vice President and Dean of Students and serves as a member of the Student Life Leadership team. Travis supervises the Directors in the Office of Residential Life, Orientation and First Year Programs, Outdoor Leadership, Student Activities, and Community Outreach. Travis serves as a judicial hearing officer and serves on a variety of committees including HERT, Students of Concern, Trans Advocate Team, and Enrollment Management.

Cori Smith ’17

Cori Smith ’17

Title IX Education and Compliance Coordinator
cmsmith@hamilton.edu 315-859-4020

Cori Smith ’17 is the Title IX Education and Compliance Coordinator. She is responsible for developing and implementing Hamilton’s sexual assault prevention and education curriculum.

Cindy Reynolds

Cindy Reynolds

Assistant to the Dean of Students
creynold@hamilton.edu 315-859-4015

Cindy Reynolds provides administrative support to the Dean of Students and the Senior Associate Dean of Students. In addition, she coordinates student break shuttles and handles communication concerning student health insurance.

Regina Johnson

Regina Johnson

Staff Assistant, Office of the Dean of Students
rjohnson@hamilton.edu 315-859-4013

Regina Johnson provides a broad range of administrative support to the Associate Dean for Health and Safety and the Associate Dean for Multicultural Affairs and Accessibility Services. In addition, she coordinates judicial meetings/hearings and assists international students with immigration documents.

Karen Prentice-Duprey

Karen Prentice-Duprey

Staff Assistant, Office of the Dean of Students
kprentic@hamilton.edu 315-859-4634

Karen Prentice-Duprey provides a broad range of secretarial and administrative support for the Associate Dean of Students for Academics (including duties for the Committee on Academic Standing and the Honor Court) and serves as a liaison for the Office of Off-Campus Study.

Contact Information


Dean of Students Office

Elihu Root House
Mon.-Fri.: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
315-859-4020 315-859-4077
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