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.
Nadia is the sexual misconduct program manager at the Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR). She is passionate about peacebuilding, restorative justice, and trauma-healing. She received her post graduate education from Oakland University in Couple and Family Counseling and is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Nadia also holds a M.A. in Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding from Eastern Mennonite University with a concentration in psycho-social recovery and a B.A.
Carrie is a peacebuilder with a passion for socially just conflict transformation. Foundational to her work is a firm belief in MLK’s words: “True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice.” As a facilitator, mediator, bridge-builder, and coach, Carrie facilitates conflict transformation and healing through practices infused with respect, empathy and empowerment. As a growing ally who recognizes that conflicts are impacted by our identities, Carrie continually strives to find culturally appropriate pathways to peace.
Joe is a program manager in the Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR). Since joining OSCR in July 2012, Joe has been responsible for the Adaptable Conflict Resolution for Alcohol and Other Drugs program, in addition to conceptualizing the marketing and outreach for OSCR. Joe received both his Master of Arts degree in Student Life Administration and Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy at Michigan State University.
Shana is the program specialist at the Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR). Prior to joining OSCR, she worked as an education attorney at the ACLU of Michigan, advocating on behalf of students in Michigan’s K-12 public schools for access to quality education and to ensure that public schools remain free for everyone. Shana received her B.A. in Women’s Studies from the University of Michigan where she focused on intergroup dialogue, intersectionality and social justice. She holds a J.D. from the University of Miami.
Claudette has been the Office Supervisor at OSCR since the Fall of 2007. 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. As the Office Supervisor she is focused on providing quality customer service for those who come to OSCR for assistance. Her pastimes include reading, following politics too closely and attempting to train her English Spring Spaniel, Rigby.
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.
Allie is a records assistant at the Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR). She is a recent University of Michigan graduate with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Most of her coursework focused on child and adolescent psychology, and Allie hopes to eventually work with children and/or adolescents in a mental health capacity. Prior to graduating, Allie worked as a student facilitator and program coordinator at OSCR. She also was involved with student mental health groups on campus.
Noah is an Earth and Environmental Science major with a passion for Sustainability and Food Systems. He is a student facilitator at OSCR primarily working with the Alcohol and Other Drugs Program. In the future Noah plans to pursue higher education in a sustainability related field after taking some time off to travel. Noah loves exploring what gives people motivation and what causes behavior change. He also enjoys chess, tea, gardens, theology, and short films.
Josh is a program assistant at the Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR). He is a recent University of Michigan graduate with a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and a minor in modern European studies. Prior to graduating from the University of Michigan, Josh worked as a student facilitator at OSCR and was a resident advisor in one of the first-year residence halls. Josh also has experience in academic advising and medical research.
Carly is a sophomore from Minnesota majoring in Psychology and minoring in Environment and Anthropology. When she has free time, Carly loves to read, discuss different types of activism, and drink coffee. Last summer, she worked as an intern with Growing Hope in Ypsilanti to meet new people and raise awareness about the local food movement. Carly is excited to help others at OSCR because she loves to hear from people about their life experiences and learn from them.
D’Arcy is pursuing her Master’s degree in Social Work, specifically Community Organizing. A New York City native and a Detroit Community-Based Initiative Scholar, she is passionate about social justice, embracing diversity, youth empowerment, and the potential in urban areas. An admitted conflict avoider, she thinks it’s important to learn together how to confront a problem and handle it maturely and peacefully. She enjoys the fall, reading, creative writing, traveling, & strong coffee.
Jesse serves as the associate director (I) for the Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR). Prior to joining the team, Jesse spent several years at Eastern Michigan University serving in various roles that included the first-year experience, leadership development, and student conduct. Most of his recent work and training focused on the development of voluntary compliance programs for students, faculty and staff. Jesse believes the conduct process is an educational experience aimed at fostering ethical development, personal accountability and civility toward others.
Aliza is a current second-year Master of Public Policy (2016) at the Ford School. She has a BA in Peace and Conflict Resolution from the University of California at Berkeley. Through different life experiences, Aliza has maintained a strong interest in transformative change around all levels and forms of conflict. She is also passionate about both mentorship and working alongside fellow students - especially undergraduates who frequently utilize OSCR.
Kingsli is a sophomore from Alpena, Michigan, majoring in Biology and minoring in Environmental Science. Herfocus in Biology is Ecology and Evolution, and Kingsli hopes to one day travel the world, studying endangered species and doing conservation work. Kingsli loves reading and writing, and is currently working on a novel.
Gabriella is a sophomore in the Residential College currently studying Arabic and French with an interest in Middle Eastern relations/affairs and conflict resolution. She hopes to join the Peace Corps after graduation before attending grad school. When Gabriella manages to find some free time she enjoys knitting, reading, and eating excessive amounts of No Thai with her friends.
Chris is a junior studying Industrial and Operations Engineering with an International Minor through the College of Engineering. Chris is a cadet in the Army ROTC program on campus and aspires to be an army officer. He believes he has a unique perspective to contribute to OSCR and that OSCR will be a great opportunity for personal and professional development. Chris has a passion for justice, exploring other cultures, and all things sports.
Caitlyn is going into her junior year, majoring in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience (BCN) and minoring in Spanish. She hopes to attend medical school after undergrad, and wants to be a pediatrician. Caitlyn loves kids and has always dreamed of becoming a doctor. Caitlyn also loves Michigan athletics, specifically football and basketball, and has been going to football games since she was little. In her free time, Caitlyn likes to workout and hang out with her friends and family.
Kevin is a freshman preferred-admit to the Ross School of Business. He moved to Michigan from Vestal, New York, and is a proud graduate of Churchill High School’s Math/Science/Computers program. Kevin plays the violin, and has recently become an avid fan of Counter-Strike. His other hobbies include reading, watching movies, and worrying about getting a 3.3 GPA.