Rebecca Graves-Bayazitoglu

Director of the McGraw Center
Associate Dean of the College
Email Address: 
rgraves@princeton.edu
Office Location: 
328A Frist Campus Center

Rebecca joins the McGraw Center after serving as the founding dean of Whitman College for close to a decade.  A graduate of Middlebury College, Rebecca was selected for a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship in France prior to joining Princeton’s Department of French and Italian as a doctoral candidate.  She received her Ph.D. from Princeton in 2002.  Rebecca taught literature, language and film at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and at Haverford College.  She returned to Princeton in 2003 to join the residential college staff of Rockefeller College.  

During her tenure in the colleges, Rebecca has also been a director for the Humanities program of the Freshman Scholars Institute (2003 – 2006) and participated in several campus-wide committees, including the Steering Committee on Undergraduate Women’s Leadership and the Residential College Task Force.  A seasoned academic adviser who has worked closely with undergraduates at all stages of their Princeton career, Rebecca is looking forward to putting her expertise as a teacher and dean at the service of the McGraw Center.