Staff

Current Staff

The Graduate Mentoring Center is staffed by a director and two graduate assistants. 

Director

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MARIA E. HAMILTON ABEGUNDE, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, The University Graduate School
Visiting Lecturer, The Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies (AAADS)
Research Areas: The role and impact of personal narratives on mentoring relationships, the Middle Passage, links between unresolved ancestral memory and emotion on contemporary violence; community healing, and the arts as a vehicle for social change and social justice

Graduate Assistant, Operations

Yoo Young Ahn

YOO YOUNG AHN
2017 Ph.D. Candidate, Literacy, Culture, and Language Education
Interests/Concentrations: international students, academic writing, nonnative English language teachers, teacher education, and teaching pronunciation

Graduate Assistant, Programs

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ALEIA GARDNER
MPH Student, Behavioral, Social, & Communith Health and Public Health Administration
Interests/Concentrations: Intergenerational health, health ethics/policy, spoken word, mentorship and leadership

 

Previous Graduate Assistants

2016-2017
Yoo Young Ahn
Kenio Miller

2015-2016
Yoo Young Ahn
Ian Ermatinger-Salas
Cari Friesen

2014-2015
Ian Ermatinger-Salas
Ali Farr
Shayla Lawson