L&S AAS Staff

Jordan

Jordan Berken

Academic Advisor

Education:
MA, French language and literature (UW-Madison)
BA, majors in International Studies, Political Science, French, and German (UW-Madison)

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Jim Graettinger

Jim Graettinger

Academic Advisor

Education:
MA, History (Marquette University (in progress))
MS, Education Leadership and Policy Analysis (UW-Madison)
BA, major in History – Modern Europe (UW-Madison)

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Erica Haas-Gallo

Assistant Director 

Education:
MA, Anthropology (Texas A&M)
BA, majors in American Indian Studies and Anthropology (University of Minnesota)

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Liane Kosaki

Liane Kosaki

Director

Education:
PhD/MA, Political Science – Public Law and Judicial Politics (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
BA with honors, major in Political Science (University of Hawai’i)

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Emily Laabs

Emily Laabs

Academic Advisor

Education:
MA, Educational Administration – Adult and Higher Education (in progress)
BA, major in Communication (UW-Milwaukee)

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Teresa Nguyen

Teresa Nguyen

Academic Advisor

Education:
PhD/MS, Psychology (University of Michigan – Ann Arbor)
BA, majors in Psychology (with Honors) and East Asian Studies (New York University)

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Cristina

Cristina Parente

Assistant Director 

Education:
MS, Curriculum and Instruction (UW-Madison)
BA, major in Anthropology (Macalester College)

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Nikki Witt Penwell

Assistant Director

Education:
M.Ed, College Student Affairs (Penn State University)
BS, major in Human Development and Family Studies, certificate in Gender & Women’s Studies (UW-Madison)

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Nicole Rombach

Academic Advisor

Education:
M.Ed, Higher Education (Grand Valley State University)
BS, major in Psychology (Central Michigan University)

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Tim Scott

Tim Scott

Academic Advisor

Education:
MFA, Fiction Writing (New York University)
MFA, Screenwriting (University of Southern California)
BA, majors in English and French (University of Michigan)

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Alison Spencer

Academic Advisor

Education:
M.Ed, Higher Education (Abilene Christian University)
MS, General Psychology (Abilene Christian University)
BS, major in Psychology (with Honors), minor in English  (Abilene Christian University)

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