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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, and alumni news; faculty awards nominations; and signature events. The Office of Communications also maintains the Peabody College website and is developing a new Peabody intranet. 

For more on how our team can help, download our one-pager.

Communications Team

Kurt Brobeck
Director of Communications, Office of the Dean
Jenny Abrams
Program Coordinator, Peabody Research Office
Program Coordinator, Office of the Dean
Evan Curran
Manager, Marketing and Communications, Office of the Dean
Rob Fuller
Web Designer/Developer, Vanderbilt Division of Communications, Office of the Dean
Jane Sevier
Senior Writer-Editor, Web Content Manager, Office of the Dean
Jenna Somers
Writer-Editor, Office of the Dean
Jill Townsend
Senior Graphic Designer, Office of the Dean

Peabody “beats” (for research and campus news): 

Human and Organizational Development, Evan D. Curran 
Leadership, Policy and Organizations, Jenna K. Somers 
Psychology and Human Development, Jenna K. Somers 
Special Education, Jane Sevier 
Teaching and Learning, Kurt Brobeck