Clare Thoman

Graduate Academic Advisor
Primary office:
University of Kansas
Bailey Hall, 1440 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, Kansas


Clare provides advising and administrative support for CLACS and three other area studies centers within College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as well as being an integral part of the College Office of Graduate Affairs. She guides graduate students throughout their time at KU, including the admissions process, enrollment, petitions, comprehensive/final exams, and graduation. She also works with graduate faculty and students to understand University policies and procedures, develops written and online communications, and maintains student records in her departments. Clare joined the COGA team in 2017. A Kansas native, she earned her Master’s in Counseling Psychology and undergraduate degree in Business at the University of Kansas. Her interests include higher education, career development, and strengths-based learning.

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