Meet the staff and faculty of the UW Madison Division of Continuing Studies

The full staff and faculty consists of professors and instructors, administration, marketing, and support staff. We live the Wisconsin Idea every day, providing lifelong learning, professional development, and personal enrichment to students across Wisconsin and around the world.

Division of Continuing Studies Staff and Faculty

Mary Lock ALBRECHT, Senior University Relations Specialist, (Marketing & Communications)
Creates marketing and publicity campaigns, and contacts media. Contributing editor of the "Continuum", the Continuing Studies news blog.
Phone: 262-9792; email: malbrecht@dcs.wisc.edu


Ann ALEY, Outreach Program Manager, (Music//LSA )

Phone: 265-0451; email: maaley@dcs.wisc.edu


Emily K. AUERBACH, Professor, (Liberal Studies & the Arts//Odyssey)

Phone: 262-3733; email: eauerbach@dcs.wisc.edu


Emily C. BAKER, Instructional Technologist, (Educational Innovation)

Phone: 262-5364; email: ebaker@dcs.wisc.edu


Sarah C. BARBER, Special Projects Manager/Senior Administrative Program Specialist, (Educational Innovation)

Phone: 262-3598; email: sbarber@dcs.wisc.edu


David A. BAUMANN, E-marketing & List Specialist, (Marketing & Communications)

Phone: xxx-xxxx; email: dbaumann@dcs.wisc.edu


Bridget A. BIRDSALL, Associate Faculty, (Liberal Studies & the Arts/Writing)

Phone: 890-3330; email: bbirdsall@dcs.wisc.edu


Steven J. BOLDT, Senior Administrative Program Specialist, (Educational Innovation)

Phone: 262-3579; email: sboldt@dcs.wisc.edu


Chelcy BOWLES, Professor, (Liberal Studies & the Arts/Music)

Phone: 265-5629; email: cbowles@dcs.wisc.edu


Judith (Judy) M. BRICKBAUER, UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP )

Phone: 263-3609; email: jbrickbauer@dcs.wisc.edu


James A. CAMPBELL, Assoc. Dean, Program & Partnership Development/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP/ASSOC DEAN FOR STRATEGIC PROJ/Professor, (Dean's Office/??//PDAS)

Phone: 262-2352; email: jcampbell@dcs.wisc.edu


Suzanna Waters CASTILLO, Faculty Associate, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP //PDAS)

Phone: 263-3174; email: scastillo@dcs.wisc.edu


Narra S. COX, Department Chair/Professor, (Liberal Studies & the Arts / Professional Development & Applied Studies/DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP//PDAS)

Phone: 262-2730, 800-442-4617; email: ncox@dcs.wisc.edu


Don W. CREEDY, STU STATUS EXAM ASSOC, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/STUDENT SV)

Phone: 262-4851; email: dcreedy@dcs.wisc.edu


Julie M. DAHL, ASSOCIATE FACULTY ASSOCIATE, (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART )

Phone: 262-5929; email: jdahl@dcs.wisc.edu


Diane M. DENNIS, UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC, (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART )

Phone: 262-3885; email: ddennis@dcs.wisc.edu


Christine A. DeSMET, FACULTY ASSOCIATE, (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART )

Phone: 262-3447; email: cdesmet@dcs.wisc.edu


My Linh DO, ASSOC STU SERV COORD/VISP SPONSORED GRP COORDINATOR, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/STUDENT SV //ACSSS)

Phone: xxx-xxxx; email: mdo@dcs.wisc.edu


Roberta (Robbi) A. DREIFUERST, OUTREACH PROG MGR II, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP //PDAS)

Phone: 262-3830; email: rdreifuerst@dcs.wisc.edu


Christine J. DUNLEAVY, UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP //PDAS)

Phone: 265-4267; email: cdunleavy@dcs.wisc.edu


Katherine M. DUREN, Associate Dean/ASSOCIATE DEAN/S, (Summer Session/DCS/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN)

Phone: 263-5114; email: kduren@dcs.wisc.edu


Brooke A. EKVALL, UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC, ( DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP//PDAS)

Phone: 265-3517; email: bekvall@dcs.wisc.edu


Leslie-Anne ENDRES, Payroll/PAY & BEN SPECIALIST ADVANCED, (Dean's Office/DCS/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN)

Phone: 262-9042; email: lendres@dcs.wisc.edu


Christina L. FINÉT, Creative Director / Associate Director ////ASC DIR, UNSPEC (7), (Marketing & Communications/DCS/ADMINISTRATION/MRKT&COMM)
Directs artistic communications and divisional brand management. Oversees publications design and production.
Phone: 262-3319; email: cfinet@dcs.wisc.edu


Kimberly J. FOLLETT, Digital Marketing Specialist///ASSOC UNIV REL SPECDIGITAL MAC SPECIALIST/, (Marketing & Communications//DCS/ADMINISTRATION/MRKT&COMM)
Email marketing specialist.
Phone: 263-3170; email: kfollett@dcs.wisc.edu


Laura Jo GALLAGHER, Senior Marketing Specialist, (Marketing & Communications)
Writes brochure and email copy. Develops marketing plans. Contributing editor of "Continuum," the Continuing Studies news blog.
Phone: 263-9732; email: lgallagher@dcs.wisc.edu


Daniel A. GAONA, FINANCIAL SPEC 2, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP )

Phone: xxx-xxxx; email: dgaona@dcs.wisc.edu


Samedi (Sage) GOELLNER, ASST PROFESSOR, (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART )

Phone: 262-4873; email: sgoellner@dcs.wisc.edu


James (Jim) P. GRAY, Interim Director of Marketing, (Marketing & Communications)


Phone: 890-1031; email: jgray@dcs.wisc.edu


Laurie S. GREENBERG, SR DEVELOP SPECIALIST/ASST DIRECTOR OF ODYSSEY/, (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART Odyssey)


Phone: 263-6735; email: lgreenberg@dcs.wisc.edu


Kyle HENDERSON, Digital Marketing Manager/DIGITAL MARKETING COMM MANAGER, (Marketing & Communications)
Manages email and other digital marketing. Assists campus partners with marketing communication needs.
Phone: 890-4853; email: khenderson@dcs.wisc.edu


Jamie L. HENKE-PAUSTIAN, DIS FACULTY ASSOCIATE, (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART )

Phone: 263-6822; email: jhenke@dcs.wisc.edu


Florence (Flo) HILLIARD, ASSOC FACULTY ASSOC, ( DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP//PDAS)

Phone: 265-2679; email: fhilliard@dcs.wisc.edu


Laura A. INGRAM, Assoc. Dean, Budget, and Personnel///ASSOCIATE DEAN/M-L, (Dean's Office/DCS/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN)

Phone: 262-4619; email: lingram@dcs.wisc.edu


Sunshine H. JANSEN, UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP)

Phone: 262-4354; email: sjansen@dcs.wisc.edu


Megan Elizabeth JEIDY, SR OUTREACH SPEC, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP//So. Wis. Child Welfare Partnership )

Phone: 890-3678; email: jeidy@dcs.wisc.edu


Stephanie A. JOHNSON, Instructional Technologist///INFORM PROCESS CONSLT, (Educational Innovation)

Phone: 263-6320; email: sjohnson@dcs.wisc.edu


Laura R. KAHL, UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC, (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART)

Phone: xxx-xxxx; email: lkahl@dcs.wisc.edu


Lisa C. KAUFMAN, UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC/UNIVERSITY SERVICES PROG ASSOC/, (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART )

Phone: 262-7389; email: lkaufman@dcs.wisc.edu


Moira G. KELLEY, SR COUNSELOR, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/STUDENT SV )

Phone: 263-7136; email: mkelley@dcs.wisc.edu


Michael Paul KERN, INFORM PROCESS CONSLT, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP//EI )

Phone: 890-4962; email: mkern@dcs.wisc.edu


Wendy S. KERR, Secretary//PRG ASST ADV CONF, (Dean's Office//DCS/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN)

Phone: 262-5823; email: wkerr@dcs.wisc.edu


Jeff A. KIRSCH, FACULTY ASSOCIATE, (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART)

Phone: 262-3428; email: jkirsch@dcs.wisc.edu


Helen R. KLEBESADEL,WOMEN'S STUDIES FACULTY ASSOC , ( DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART)

Phone: 262-3056; email: hrklebesadel@wisc.edu


Julie E. KLEIN, Special Projects Manager///ADMIN PROGRAM SPEC//SPECIAL PROJECTS MANAGER/, (Dean's Office//DCS/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN)

Phone: 262-5699; email: jklein@dcs.wisc.edu


Nancy J. KOBERLE-O'CONNELL, Senior Artist, (Marketing & Communications)
Designs divisional publications and direct-mail brochures. Creates four-color catalog covers and complex artwork.
Phone: 262-6192; email: noconnell@dcs.wisc.edu


Connie J. KOEBKE BARSIC, SR OUTREACH SPEC, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP )

Phone: 265-6241; email: koebke@dcs.wisc.edu


Kerrie J. LOUIS, Digital Marketing Specialist///ASSOC UNIV REL SPEC//DIGITAL MARKETING AND COM SPEC/, (Marketing & Communications)
Internet marketing specialist.
Phone: xxx-xxxx; email: klouis@dcs.wisc.edu


Sarah L. MARTY, ASSOC FACULTY ASSOC, (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART )

Phone: 263-2790; email: smarty@dcs.wisc.edu


Erin M. McCLOSKEY, ASST PROFESSOR, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP //PDAS)

Phone: 263-4709; email: emccloskey@dcs.wisc.edu


April M. McHUGH, COUNSELOR, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/STUDENT SV )

Phone: 262-2683; email: amchugh@dcs.wisc.edu


Aphra MEDNICK, OUTREACH SPECIALIST, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP//PDAS )

Phone: 265-8041; email: amednick@dcs.wisc.edu


Mary E. MERCIER, STUDENT SERVICES CORD, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/STUDENT SV)

Phone: 890-0331; email: mmercier@dcs.wisc.edu


Vanika L. MOCK, Payroll/Benefits///PAY & BEN SPECIALIST, (Dean's Office//DCS/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN)

Phone: 262-2354; email: vmock@dcs.wisc.edu


Ellen R. MORIN, PRG ASST SUP, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/STUDENT SV ACSSS)

Phone: 262-4498; email: emorin@dcs.wisc.edu


Barbara M. NEHLS-LOWE, OUTREACH SPECIALIST, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP //PDAS)

Phone: 890-4653; email: bnehlslowe@dcs.wisc.edu


Alan G. NG, FACULTY ASSOCIATE, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN )

Phone: 265-9529; email: ang@dcs.wisc.edu


Denise A. NOLDEN, UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP //PDAS)

Phone: 263-5130; email: dnolden@dcs.wisc.edu


Kristi L. OBMASCHER, SR OUTREACH SPEC, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP //PDAS)

Phone: 262-8971; email: kobmascher@dcs.wisc.edu


Sheila S. OLIG, Production Manager and Production Support//UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC, (Marketing & Communications//DCS/ADMINISTRATION/MRKT&COMM)
Manages production schedule, tracks jobs at printer, updates job database. Updates direct-mail brochures and other publications. Supports catalog production process. Handles routine office management and budget duties.
Phone: 262-2723; email: solig@dcs.wisc.edu


Lori J. O'NEILL, UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC , (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART )

Phone: 263-6322; email: loneill@dcs.wisc.edu


Barry M. ORTON, Senior Learning//PROFESSOR, (Marketing & Communications//DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP//PDAS)

Phone: 262-2394; email: bmorton@dcs.wisc.edu


Merikay PAYNE, Senior Artist, (Marketing & Communications//DCS/ADMINISTRATION/MRKT&COMM)
Designs publications and manages the Continuing Studies Catalog.
Phone: 261-1416; email: mpayne@dcs.wisc.edu


Kathy J. PETERSON, Accountant//ACCOUNTANT - ADVANCED, (Dean's Office//DCS/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN)
Designs publications and manages the Continuing Studies Catalog.
Phone: 265-4919; email: kpeterson@dcs.wisc.edu


Kimary J. PETERSON, SR OUTREACH SPEC, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP )

Phone: 265-4159; email: kjpeterson@dcs.wisc.edu


Sybil T. PRESSPRICH, SR COUNSELOR, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/STUDENT SV ACSSS)

Phone: 263-7207; email: spressprich@dcs.wisc.edu


Erik J. PRITZL, SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC, ( DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP//So. Wis. Child Welfare Partnership)

Phone: 334-2654; email: ejpritzl@dcs.wisc.edu


Megan K. READING, OUTREACH SPECIALIST, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP//PDAS )

Phone: 265-4551; email: mreading@dcs.wisc.edu


Ileana RODRIGUEZ-GUNARATNAM, OUTREACH SPECIALIST, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/STUDENT SV )

Phone: 263-6787; email: irodriguez@dcs.wisc.edu


Martin E. ROUSE, ASSISTANT DEAN/S, ( DCS/ADMINISTRATION/STUDENT SV)

Phone: 262-5825; email: mrouse@dcs.wisc.edu


Jeffrey S. RUSSELL, Vice Provost for Lifelong Learning and Dean of Continuing Studies, (Dean's Office//DCS/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN)
Vice Provost for Lifelong Learning and Dean of Continuing Studies.
Phone: 262-5823; email: jrussell@dcs.wisc.edu


Susan C. SAWATSKE, UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC, ( DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART)

Phone: xxx-xxxx; email: ssawatske@dcs.wisc.edu


Laurie SCHEER, ASSOC FACULTY ASSOC, (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART )

Phone: 265-3972; email: lscheer@dcs.wisc.edu


Jane C. SCHIMMEL, STUDENT SERVICES CORD, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/STUDENT SV )

Phone: 262-2862; email: jschimmel@dcs.wisc.edu


Bonita A. SCHMIDT, UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP )

Phone: 890-2102; email: bschmidt@dcs.wisc.edu


Joann E. SCHRAGE, Senior Artist, (Marketing & Communications)
Designs publications, exhibits, ads, and image pieces. Manages the divisional in-house photo collection.
Phone: 262-0074; email: jschrage@dcs.wisc.edu


Jane A. SCHULENBURG, PROFESSOR , ( DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART)

Phone: 262-8663; email: jschulenburg@dcs.wisc.edu


Kyle Lee SCHWOCH, Accountant//ACCOUNTANT - JOURNEY, (Dean's Office//DCS/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN)

Phone: 263-7653; email: kschwoch@dcs.wisc.edu


Anna C. SEIDEL-QUAST, ASSOC STU SERV COORD, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/STUDENT SV )

Phone: 262-7392; email: aseidelquast@dcs.wisc.edu


Janice (Jan) L. SEVERSON, Dept. Administrator//ACAD DEPT SUPV, (Professional Development and Applied Studies//DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART)

Phone: 262-0557; email: jseverson@dcs.wisc.edu


Kimberly R. SEYMOUR, UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC, (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART )

Phone: 262-3731; email: kseymour@dcs.wisc.edu


Zufang SHAN, OFFICE OPER ASSOCIATE, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/STUDENT SV//ACSSS )

Phone: 262-1156; email: zshan@dcs.wisc.edu


Karen A. SKIBBA, INFORM PROCESS CONSLT, (EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION )

Phone: 265-9752; email: kskibba@dcs.wisc.edu


Sarah Elizabeth STILP, STUDENT SERVICES CORD, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/STUDENT SV )

Phone: 263-3408; email: sstilp@dcs.wisc.edu


Jesse STOMMEL, ASST PROFESSOR, (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART )

Phone: xxx-xxxx; email: jstommel@dcs.wisc.edu


Judith A. STRAND, Director and Associate Dean//ASSOCIATE DEAN/M, (Adult Career and Special Student Services//DCS/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN)

Phone: 265-9153, 263-6960; email: jstrand@dcs.wisc.edu


Kathryn Z. SWEET, UNIVERSITY SERVICES PROG ASSO, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP )

Phone: 262-7318; email: ksweet@dcs.wisc.edu


Lynn TARNOFF, Outreach Program Manager//OUTREACH PROG MGR I, (Dean's Office//DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP)

Phone: 890-1424; email: ltarnoff@dcs.wisc.edu


Karen Sharece THOMAS, STU STATUS EXAM ASSOC, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/STUDENT SV)

Phone: xxx-xxxx; email: kthomas@dcs.wisc.edu


William (Bill) P. TISHLER, MEDIA SPECIALIST, (DCS// ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN//EI)

Phone: 890-1561; email: wtishler@dcs.wisc.edu


Robert TOOMEY, OUTREACH SPECIALIST///PROGRAM COORDINATOR, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP )

Phone: 262-2576; email: rtoomey@dcs.wisc.edu


Mary J. UNMUTH, OUTREACH SPECIALIST, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP )

Phone: 263-4431; email: munmuth@dcs.wisc.edu


Jessica A. VIESSELMANN, ASSOC RESEARCHER, (EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION)

Phone: 265-3187; email: viesselmann@dcs.wisc.edu


Anne R. VOXMAN, UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP )

Phone: 263-7023; email: avoxman@dcs.wisc.edu


Roberta (Bobbi) L. WANG, SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC, (DCS/PRO DEV & APP ST/PRODEV&AP //PDAS)

Phone: 262-3480; email: rwang@dcs.wisc.edu


Julie AB WELBOURNE, OUTREACH SPECIALIST, (DCS/ADMINISTRATION/S MUS CLIN )

Phone: 263-2242; email: jawelbourne@dcs.wisc.edu


Douglas E. WHITTLE, FACULTY ASSOCIATE, (DCS/LIBERAL ST&ARTS/LIB ST&ART )

Phone: 262-7318; email: dwhittle@dcs.wisc.edu


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Dr. Erin McCloskey (EdD, Harvard) is Director of Curriculum at UW-Madison Continuing Studies and a sought-after subject-matter expert in online education. Erin works directly with DEPD programs by designing curriculum, teaching, and evaluating online courses. Full bio»

Kimary Peterson (BA, UW-Eau Claire) is the Conference Manager at UW-Madison Continuing Studies. She coordinates the Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning and helps plan DEPD programs. Kimary has worked as Student Activities Advisor at both Madison College and University of Wisconsin-Stout. Full bio»

Bonnie Schmidt (BS, UW-Madison) is Program Associate at DEPD and manages administrative and program support for all DEPD certificates and events. She knows DEPD programs not only as a member of the staff but also as a student, having earned DEPD’s Basic Online Instructor Certificate in 2012. Full bio»

Mike Kern is an instructional designer for UW-Madison Continuing Studies. He is a former web and interactive media specialist for public broadcasting, where he spearheaded the first interactive digital TV programs used in public school classrooms. Full bio»

Want to know more about the staff and faculty of the Continuing Studies Division? Call or email, and make a plan to come for a visit. We love introducing lifelong learners to the UW Madison!