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 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.
Lorenzo is the Program Assistant in the Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR). He hails from Detroit, Michigan. Lorenzo earned his Bachelors Degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor emphasizing in Law, Justice, and Social Change. During his time in Undergrad Lorenzo was a positive agent for change within the campus community participating in several organizations such as, NAACP, Global Scholars Program, and FATE Merit Mentoring Program.
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.
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.
Fabiola is a senior from Miami, Florida majoring in Political Science with a focus on American Government. Her plan is to attend law school, hopefully here at the University of Michigan. On campus, Fabiola is involved primarily with the Equestrian Team, Mortar Board Honors Society, and the Undergraduate Political Science Association. In her free time, Fabiola likes to attend cycling classes, read, and attempt to catch up on all her television shows.
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.
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.