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 the 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.
Reese serves as an Assistant Director at OSCR, overseeing the Formal Conflict Resolution pathway and Adaptable Conflict Resolution for Alcohol and Other Drugs. Reese loves talking with students about their lives and exploring what motivates their decision-making. She is energized by big questions and real talk: Who are you? Who are you becoming? How do you want to be in relationship with others? What is important to you? Reese believes that doubt is an important part of faith and that mistakes are an important part of our journey to ourselves.
Carrie is a peacebuilder with a passion for promoting justice and teaching peace. She serves as OSCR’s Assistant Director for Adaptable Conflict Resolution, Training, and Strategic Partnerships. Carrie supports students and others in navigating challenging situations and finding pathways to peace and healing with attention to accountability and justice.
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!
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.
Jim serves as a Case Manager for Student Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct and Other Forms of Interpersonal Violence at the Office of Student Conflict and Resolution (OSCR). Jim completed his Bachelor’s in Psychology from Michigan State University and received his Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Michigan in 2014.
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.
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.
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.