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Use the links below to schedule an appointment with one of our advisors. If you graduated more than one year ago, please email us to request an appointment. 

In-person appointments will be held in 24 Capen Hall. If you would prefer a telephone appointment, please include your phone number in the comments section of the appointment request. Students scheduling Zoom appointments should click on the Zoom link listed at the time of your appointment. You will be let in from the waiting room. Please enable your web cam and microphone for this meeting.

Office Location

24 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-9100

Our Staff

Megan Stewart, Director of Fellowships and Scholarships (she/her/hers)

Megan Stewart.

Awards: undergraduate, international, Schomburg and Presidential

Megan Stewart (she/her/hers) grew up in the Mid-Hudson Valley, outside of Poughkeepsie, New York. She completed both her graduate and undergraduate work at UB. She has previously worked in the UB Career Design Center (formerly Career Services) and the Honors College as an advisor.

Stewart has two sons and loves spending time with her family. She enjoys reading, traveling, running and cheering on the Buffalo Bills. Stewart is also a volunteer with Just Buffalo Literary Center. 

Callie Ingram, Graduate Assistant (she/her/hers)

Callie Ingram.

Callie Ingram (she/her/hers) is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at the University at Buffalo. She has ten years of experience in teaching college writing and literature, editorial work, and writing consulting and pedagogy, including serving as the UB Center for Excellence in Writing’s fellowships and scholarships specialist before joining the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships in 2022.

Faculty Fellows

Patrick F. McDevitt, PhD (he/him/his)

Patrick Mcdevitt Headshot.

Patrick F. McDevitt (he/him/his) is the academic director of the University Honors College and a faculty member in the Department of History. He  is a historian of Ireland, Great Britain and the British Empire, with research interests in the areas of gender and sexuality, imperialism and colonialism, sports, fashion, and food and famine. McDevitt earned a BA from NYU, where he graduated magna cum laude with Honors in History. He won a Fulbright to New Zealand and earned a First Class Honours degree from the University of Canterbury. He then completed his MA and PhD in modern European history at Rutgers University. McDevitt is currently writing a book entitled “The Great Irish Famine: A Global History,” to be published in 2022, and published his first book, “May the Best Man Win: Sport, Masculinity and Nationalism in Great Britain and the Empire, 1880-1935,” in 2004.

McDevitt is the UB Fulbright program advisor and works with students applying for the Fulbright grants to research, study or teach English around the world.  

Ashlee N. Ford Versypt, PhD (she/her/hers)

Ashley Versypt Headshot.

Ashlee N. Ford Versypt, PhD (she/her/hers), leads the Systems Biomedicine and Pharmaceutics Laboratory. The long-term goal for her research program is to develop multi-scale mathematical and computational models to enhance understanding of the mechanisms governing tissue remodeling and damage as a result of diseases and infections and to simulate the treatment of those conditions to improve human health. The Systems Biomedicine and Pharmaceutics Laboratory specializes in modeling kinetics and transport processes involved in biological and chemical interactions related to both physiological microenvironments and engineered biomedical and pharmaceutical systems, particularly those involved in tissue damage and treatment. Her research program is funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. Additionally, Ford Versypt also disseminates educational scholarship through publications, presentations, and software related to chemical engineering instruction, computational activities, student development, and outreach.

While earning her PhD at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ford Versypt was awarded the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) and the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP). 

Ford Versypt is the UB NSF GRFP faculty fellow and will provide feedback on the research proposal for students applying for the NSF GRFP. 

Center for Excellence in Writing Consultants

Ryan Bell (he/him/his)

Ryan Bell.

Ryan is a writer and musician from Florida. As a PhD student in English and Poetics at UB, his current research examines uses of the voice in 20th-century experimental music and poetry.

Amy Greer (she/her/hers)

Amy Greer.

Amy loves teaching science writing, and her current research focuses on the connections among different forms of popular genre fiction. Her other research interests include literary postmodernism, Derridean philosophy, the history of science, and animal studies. In her spare time, she's a dedicated cat whisperer.

Jake Sanders (he/him/his)

Jake Sanders.

Jake's research interests include nationalism and national identities in twentieth-century British and Irish fiction, literature and social sciences, transnational literature relating to migration, and film studies. He enjoys photography, visiting museums, biking, and cooking.