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 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 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 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 Policy Studies librarian, Alyssa assists students with their research and helps them navigate the resources available to them through the UW Libraries. She graduated with a BA from the Evergreen State College and a Masters in International Studies and Library and Information Science from the University of Washington. Contact Alyssa