Vanessa Ragan is the Department Administrator for the School of Liberal Arts. Working closely with the Chief Business Officer, she provides human resource management functions for the School of Liberal Arts including hiring, training, and payroll coordination. Vanessa earned two Tulane degrees, a B.A. in Social Studies from the School of Professional Advancement and a MSW from the School of Social Work. She joined Tulane in 2003 working at the Tulane National Primate Research Center before moving to the SLA Dean’s Office in March 2022.