Office of Communications

The Peabody Office of Communications supports the college's strategic efforts through planning, production, and dissemination of various types of media to strengthen Peabody's reputation and positioning among graduate schools of education. Our team provides strategic advice and service for leadership communications; graduate and professional student recruitment; dissemination of research findings and research project activity; faculty, student, alumni and staff news; faculty and staff awards nominations; and signature events. The Office of Communications also maintains the Peabody College website and is developing an Internal Resources system. 

Media Inquiries

Please address media inquires to Media Relations Coordinator Julia Jordan. 

Peabody Beats

The following individuals serve as contacts for sharing news:

Human and Organizational Development, Evan D. Curran

Leadership, Policy and Organizations, Jenna K. Somers

Psychology and Human Development, Jenna K. Somers

Special Education, TBA

Teaching and Learning, Kurt Brobeck 

How You Can Request Help

  • Email any of the individuals above. Share your news about grants, publications, events, honors and awards with your assigned writer.
  • Events should be added to the Vanderbilt calendar and tagged "peabody." Please check this resource for conflicts before scheduling your event. We can assist with promotion through the beat system.
  • For technical problems with a Peabody web page, submit a ticket to the University's Digital Strategies team.
  • For all other projects, including graphic design, please complete the project request form.

Communications Team