2016-2017 Staff

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

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MARIA E. HAMILTON ABEGUNDE, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, The University Graduate School
Director, The Graduate Mentoring Center
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

Yoo Young Ahn

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

Keino

I. S. Keino Miller
Ph.D. Student, Counseling Psychology
Graduate Assistant, Programs, The Graduate Mentoring Center
Interests/Concentrations: African American males in higher education, sport psychology, career development with first-generation college students, African-centered psychology and wellness

Previous Graduate Assistants

2014-2015 
Ian Ermatinger-Salas 
Ali Farr 
Shayla Lawson 
 
2015-2016 
Yoo Young Ahn 
Ian Ermatinger-Salas 
Cari Friesen