Staff

Academic Advising | Academic Services | Operations | External Relations


Academic Advising

Eva Navarijo

Eva Navarijo
Director of Academic Services

The Director of Academic Services provides leadership for IAS academic services which includes admissions, enrollment management, and course scheduling for graduate and undergraduate programs. The Director also oversees academic advising for IAS students.

Phone: 425-352-5350
Email: navarijo@uw.edu

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Jason Angeles

Jason Angeles
Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Advisor for the following IAS majors & minors:

  • American & Ethnic Studies
  • Culture, Literature & the Arts
  • Community Psychology
  • Creative Writing minor
  • Diversity minor

Meets individually with students pursuing IAS majors and minors to develop educational plans as well as support students’ intellectual and personal development. Provides information on School and UW policies, procedures and requirements to current students, staff and faculty members.

Phone: 425-352-5350
Email: IASadv@uw.edu

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Wisam Berry

Wisam Berry (he/him)
Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Advisor for the following IAS majors & minors:

  • Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: Social Sciences
  • Mathematical Thinking & Visualization
  • Science, Technology & Society
  • Society, Ethics & Human Behavior
  • Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies minor
  • Science, Technology & Society minor

Meets individually with students pursuing IAS majors and minors to develop educational plans as well as support students’ intellectual and personal development. Provides information on School and UW policies, procedures and requirements to current students, staff and faculty members.

Phone: 425-352-5350
Email: IASadv@uw.edu

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Monique Taylor

 Monique Taylor
Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Advisor for the following IAS majors & minors:

  • Interdisciplinary Arts
  • Media & Communication Studies
  • Performance minor
  • Visual & Media Arts minor

Meets individually with students pursuing IAS majors and minors to develop educational plans as well as support students’ intellectual and personal development. Provides information on School and UW policies, procedures and requirements to current students, staff and faculty members.

Phone: 425-352-5350
Email: IASadv@uw.edu

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Nhi Tran

Nhi Tran
Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Advisor for the following IAS majors: 

  • Conservation & Restoration Science
  • Earth System Science
  • Environmental Science—no longer admitting
  • Environmental Studies
  • Global Studies
  • Law, Economics & Public Policy
  • Ecological Restoration minor
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) minor
  • Human Rights minor
  • Policy Studies minor

Meets individually with students pursuing IAS majors and minors to develop educational plans as well as support students’ intellectual and personal development. Provides information on School and UW policies, procedures and requirements to current students, staff and faculty members.  

Phone: 425-352-5350
Email: IASadv@uw.edu

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Crystal Galván

Crystal Galván
Graduate Programs Manager & Advisor

The Graduate Programs Manager & Advisor acts as lead advisor and oversees academic services for current and prospective graduate students in the Cultural Studies, Policy Studies, and Creative Writing & Poetics programs. Also has day-to-day responsibility for managing the annual cycles of recruitment and outreach, admissions enrollment, advising, and program completion.

Phone: 425-352-5350
Email: iasgrad@uw.edu (Graduate Students), galvanc@uw.edu (direct)

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Miriam Bartha

Miriam Bartha
Outgoing Director of Graduate Programs and Graduate Program Advisor (on leave Winter/Spring 2022)

From 2013-2021, supervised the IAS Graduate Programs and External Relations, with responsibility for strategic operations, recruitment and outreach, admissions and student advising.

Email: mbartha@uw.edu

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 Academic Services

Rachel Foote
Curriculum Planning & Assessment Specialist

Provides data analysis to IAS Faculty, Staff, and Leadership in support of student enrollment, curriculum planning, course staffing, assessment, admissions, and enrollment management.
Phone: 425-352-3280

Email: rfoote@uw.edu

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Sakara Buyagawan

Sakara Buyagawan
Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator for Academic Services plays a vital role in consistent, successful delivery of academic programs for students, including course management, curriculum documentation, admissions processing, time schedule development and maintenance, and front desk operations for our busy advising office.

Phone: 425-352-3576
Email: sakara04@uw.edu

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 Operations

Kelly Stockman McKee

 Kelly Stockman McKee
Administrator

Oversees fiscal and administrative operations for the School, including academic human resources/personnel, with responsibility for sustainable resource management; strategic planning; and decision support.

Email: kellysr1@uw.edu

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Grace Ryan

Grace Ryan
Program Coordinator for Operations and Events

Provides coordination and communications for IAS events, public lectures, and performances, as well as daily operations.  Provides technical support for faculty HR processes such as appointment/reappointment, reviews, and promotion & tenure.  Supports faculty searches, onboarding, and development.

Email: gnryan@uw.edu

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 External Relations

Andrew Shinn
Communications Manager

Leads communications strategy and management for IAS. Oversees web development, story development and placement, production of newsletters and promotional materials, and social media for IAS, and evaluates the effectiveness of communications, outreach, and marketing efforts.

Email: shinn@uw.edu

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