The IAS Graduate Office provides advising to all currently enrolled students in the Cultural Studies and Policy Studies programs.
- Select and register for classes
- Understand the policies of the program, UW Bothell, and the Graduate School
- Access campus resources
- Explore career and professional development options (Cultural Studies, Policy Studies)
Our office is open from 9am - 5pm, Monday through Friday, and we are located in the Truly House.
Graduate Office Staff
As Community Relations Manager, Lisa advises students and recent graduates on professional development and builds campus-community partnerships.
Lisa's career spans more than 15 years in the nonprofit sector, including eight years in the field of international relief and development. She has worked as a project manager, volunteer coordinator, cross-cultural trainer, event planner, fundraiser, and therapist and has served diverse populations, including adolescents, the elderly, persons living with HIV/AIDS, survivors of domestic violence, and international women and children. Lisa has a BA in Human Services from Western Washington University and an MS in Marriage & Family Therapy from Seattle Pacific University. Contact Lisa
As Marketing and Academic Events Manager, Meredith is responsible for promoting the IAS graduate studies programs to potential students, the University of Washington community, other educational institutions and the general public, and planning and implementing academic events for the programs.
Meredith has extensive experience in program development and administration and events management in the fields of consumer protection, public health, disabilities and higher education. She earned her BA in Latin American Studies from Mount Holyoke College and her MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa. Contact Meredith
As Program Coordinator, Kate monitors the admissions process, provides general program support to students, faculty, and the public, and publishes the IAS graduate newsletter.
Kate comes to UW Bothell with a background in enrollment management, student advising, study abroad leadership and administration, and teaching. Kate holds a M.A. in International Education from SIT Graduate Institute and a B.A. in Anthropology from Connecticut College. Contact Kate
As Associate Director for Graduate Education and Associate Professor, Ron Krabill teaches courses in the Cultural Studies graduate program, advises graduate students, and provides oversight of graduate curriculum, policies, and planning.
As Graduate Staff Assistant, Nate assists the IAS graduate office with program promotion, student recruitment, and administrative support.
Nate has a B.S. in Neuroscience from Washington State University and is a second-year Policy Studies student at UW Bothell. He has a background in mental health case management, resource development, and biomedical research. Contact Nate
As Cultural Studies Librarian, Jackie assists students in conducting research and literature reviews for course assignments and capstone projects. She works with students both in the classroom and on a one-to-one basis.
Jackie has been at UW Bothell since 2008. She has a BA in English from Northwestern University, a PhD in English from the University of Kent (Canterbury, UK), and Master’s degree in Library & Information Science from University College London (UK). Contact Jackie
As Director of Learning Technologies at the University of Washington Bothell, Andreas provides support for the integration of technology in teaching and learning for faculty and staff in accordance with the University's mission of using the best of educational technology. His goal is to promote and enhance student learning through the most efficient and effective use of instructional technology. He is also affiliate faculty in IAS.
Andreas has been at UW Bothell since 2002. Prior to UWB, he was at North Seattle Community College as the manager of their teaching and learning center and taught as an adjunct faculty member. He has a B.A. in English from Western Washington University and an M.A. in English from the University of Washington. Contact Andreas
Director, UW Bothell/Cascadia Library
Associate Dean of University Libraries
Director, Writing and Communication Center
I am passionate about writing, writing pedagogy, and capable and creative program administration. As the Director of the Writing Center I have the great privilege of supporting students and faculty in creating productive spaces to explore, revise, and re-imagine their writing and communication practices. I support students through in-class workshops, teaching, and directing the Writing Center. I support faculty through consultations on course design topics such as creating effective writing assignments, appropriate assessments, and innovative ways of integrating writing into courses.