Erik serves as the Director of the Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR). Prior to joining the OSCR team, Erik served as the Director of the Office of Student Conduct at Ferris State University and also worked in the Student Conduct Office at Penn State University while completing his doctoral work in Higher Education Administration with a cognate area of study in counselor education. Erik is committed to genuine dialogue and action that engages student learning, promotes achievement, and ensures the full and equal participation of all groups in society.
Joe serves as the associate director in the Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR). Joe is responsible for management of the Alcohol and Other Drugs resolution pathways and for providing oversight for OSCR services outlined in the Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities and the University of Michigan Policy & Procedures on Student Sexual & Gender-Based Misconduct & Other Forms of Interpersonal Violence. Given his interest in holistic wellness, Joe serves as a Wellness Coach with Wolverine Wellness.
Robbie serves as the program manager over OSCR’s formal conflict resolution pathways. He received a master’s degree in Conflict Transformation from Eastern Mennonite University in 2011 and is a doctoral candidate in Educational Philosophy at The University of Toledo. Robbie is most interested in discovering the connections between our democracy and what it would take to create a culture of peace. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, kayaking the Huron River, and trying to find the best cup of coffee out there!
Carrie is a peacebuilder with a passion for promoting justice and teaching peace. She serves as the program manager over OSCR’s adaptable conflict resolution pathways, contributing her deep expertise in facilitating difficult dialogues and conflict transformation using restorative practices. Carrie is a frequent trainer on restorative justice, cultural competency and intercultural development, working effectively in diverse groups, unconscious bias, communication, facilitation, and conflict resolution.
Claudette Brower is the current Case Manager for Sexual Misconduct. Prior to joining the OSCR team, Claudette worked in the Dean of Student Office after having made a career change from being a Computer Systems Consultant. Her pastimes include reading, following politics too closely and attempting to train her English Spring Spaniel, Rigby.
Carly is a recent graduate from U of M with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and minors in Environment and Anthropology. When she has free time, Carly loves to read, discuss social justice topics, drink coffee, and play with her adorable dog, Toby. In the future, Carly hopes to pursue a career related to alcohol and drug recovery or conflict resolution in higher education. Generally, she loves to help individuals identify, reflect upon, and resolve conflict within themselves from a wellness perspective.
Sandy has worked for the University of Michigan within the Division of Student Life for over 28 years. During her tenure, she has worked in the Career Center, the Office of Student Conflict Resolution and the Ginsberg Center in a variety of assignments. Sandy’s specialty is managing databases to support internal and external reports. Sandy and her husband, Dan, have four children and love spending time together as a family. Her favorite time of year is summer and the hot humid weather. Sandy loves tennis, running, gardening and traveling.
Liz completed her BA at Michigan State University in 2012 and most recently received her MA in Student Affairs Administration from Lewis & Clark College. That all went pretty well so she's currently pursuing another MA in Program Evaluation and Improvement Research from the School of Education at the University of Michigan. While at OSCR, Liz is excited to engage more deeply in restorative justice based conflict resolution and to continue to use education as a tool towards social justice and change.
Caitlyn earned her Bachelors in Science at the University of Michigan in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience. She is now working on her Master's in Clinical Psychology at Eastern Michigan University and has a strong interest in college mental health. Caitlyn worked at OSCR as a Student Staff during her junior and senior years of her undergrad, and is excited to be back! In her free time, Caitlyn enjoys watching college football and basketball, crime shows, and hanging out with friends and family.
Kingsli is a junior in the Program in the Environment, planning to specialize in Urban and Environmental Planning, with a minor in Russian Language or Urban Studies. When she isn’t doing homework, or in the office, she spends her time listening to far-too-loud music (mainly Florence and the Machine and Halsey lately). She is also currently writing a novel, which is aided mostly by hazelnut lattes, copious amounts of fried potatoes and reruns of Friends.
Gabriella is a senior in the Residential College studying Social Theory & Practice with a minor in Community Action & Social Change and French. Gabriella hopes to receive her Masters of Social Work after completing undergrad and has an interest in Global Social Work. One of Gabriella's favorite pastimes in Ann Arbor is discovering new local coffee shops and restaurants.
Kevin is a junior in the Ross School of Business, though he could not tell you how this came to be. Though he has lived in Michigan for the past 9 years, Kevin still considers himself a proud New Yorker because he likes to be different. In his free time, Kevin enjoys reading, futilely hoping to absorb Al Pacino’s aura of cool through a television screen while continuously rewatching Heat and Scarface, and utilizing sarcastically self-deprecating humor to cover up his social insufficiencies and crippling angst.
Anna is a senior studying Political Science, minoring in Race, Gender, and Nation and Intergroup Relations. Although she hails from consistently 70-degrees-and-sunny Southern California, she loves traveling 2,000+ miles (despite her fear of flying) to continue her family's Michigan legacy. Anna recently studied abroad in Barcelona, Spain, and though her Spanish did not improve much, she reignited her love for traveling and exchanging culture.
Fabiola is a Double Wolverine from Miami, Florida. Having graduated from the University of Michigan in 2017 with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science, she now attends the law school. On campus, Fabiola is involved primarily with the University of Michigan Ballroom Dance Team and the Latino Law Students Association. In her minimal free time, Fabiola likes to discover new places to eat in Ann Arbor, hit the gym (sometimes as a method of procrastination), and watch lots and lots of television.
Zoe is a Senior studying English with a minor in Crime and Justice. Last year she found OSCR when she was involved in a roommate conflict, and was so pleased with the resolution that she decided to join the team herself! When she is not in class or at OSCR she can be found fundraising for Camp Kesem, a free summer camp for kids who are affected by their parent’s cancer, doing yoga, traveling the world, or talking loudly about the Harry Potter books in a trendy coffee shop.
Elsa is a sophomore in the Ross School of Business, also pursuing the Community Action and Social Change minor. Apart from OSCR, Elsa is involved with a social justice organization called Yoni Ki Baat, that works to educate the campus about issues pertaining to women of color. She is also part of the Google Community Learning Program and the Michigan Advertising and Marketing Club. Elsa has lived in four countries before she moved to the States for college (India, Netherlands, Ghana, and South Africa) and she does not intend for the list to end here.
Hello! My name is Alina Rosales and I am a junior studying Psychology and minoring in Business. Apart from OSCR, I work with the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC), Rec Sports, Relationship Remix, and a psychology laboratory studying emotions. I love music, photography, dogs, and thrifting. Hope everyone has a great year!
Eboni is a pre-med junior studying Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience and African American Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. She is very passionate about inclusivity and diversity on campus. When not conducting research or participating in various campus organization, Eboni enjoys traveling, shopping, and reading a good book.
Bronwyn is a sophomore currently trying to maneuver her way through a multitude of different classes. If she isn't in the classroom or doing homework, you can probably find her dancing to music and hanging out with friends. She loves listening to good story. Among her favorite things are movies turned books and books turned movies.