Danielle Geraci Thoma is the assistant director of recruitment, outreach and communication in the Graduate School at the University of Texas at Austin. In her role, she oversees university-wide graduate student recruitment, orientation and convocation. Danielle earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware and will receive her masters in education in educational leadership and policy in May from UT Austin. Danielle has worked in higher education for over 15 years with expertise in undergraduate and graduate strategic enrollment management, with a focus on the recruitment of underrepresented students. Prior to working at UT Austin, she has worked at large and small institutions, including the University of Michigan. Her research interests include first-generation graduate students, graduate student support, recruitment of underrepresented students, and the graduate school pipeline.
Edwin R Sharpe(Supervisor) Scholarly interests include organizational theory and behavior as applied to universities, educational politics and policy, and the interaction and alignment of P-20 educational systems.
President, Balcones Youth Sports(2018 - 2019)
Director of Membership & Finance, HELPSA(2017 - 2018)
Vice President of Communication, Balcones Youth Sports(2017 - 2018)