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Louis has extensive experience in academic administration. His areas of specialization include student relations, degree audit and office management. Working closely with Graduate Student Services, he serves as an important resource for current, future and former MPA students as well as faculty and staff. Originally from New Haven, CT, Louis has a B.M. and M.A. from the Steinhardt School at New York University. Prior to coming to Northeastern he served as the Assistant Director of the Woodwind Studies program at NYU. In this capacity he served as an academic advisor for undergraduate students as well as a key point of contact for graduate and prospective students.
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Jenn is the administrator for our undergraduate minors, MPP, MURP, MIAF, and PhD programs. She assists with student relations, event planning, and office management. Jenn began working for Northeastern in 2007 at Snell Library. She then moved to the History Department in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, and most recently worked on the university’s Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative at the Marine Science Center, before coming to SPPUA in 2016. She has a B.A. in History from Tufts University, and a M.B.A. from Northeastern’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business.
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Heather began her tenure at the Dukakis Center in the fall of 2000. As our Associate Director of Administration and Finance, she is currently fiscally responsible for all grant, university supported, and gift funds, totaling over $2.5 million annually. Additionally, she is in charge of the Dukakis Center operations, responsible for human resources, project management, and payroll systems. She works closely with Barry Bluestone on strategic planning and development for the Center. She also assists with marketing, communication, and development initiatives. Heather also serves as the budget manager for the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs. Similar to her role for the Dukakis Center, she functions in the same capacity, managing operations and projects for the School. In May 2008, Heather completed her Masters in Business Administration. During the course of her academic experience, she discovered her interests lie in entrepreneurship, management, and planning.
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Natalia is a “triple husky,” having gotten her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Northeastern and has worked for the Human Services Program for more than a decade. She is a champion of the Human Services Program and has a rich knowledge of the university and the surrounding community. Her work reflects a commitment to students and the program she serves. She strives to be a true ambassador of the high impact work of the program. She is student-centered and is always available to help students. She has a wide set of talents that range from budgeting, event planning and public relations to academic planning and evaluation. Natalia supports Dr. Gardinier’s Dialogue of Civilizations, which are project-based service-learning capacity building programs with nonprofits in Benin, Costa Rica, India, Mexico, and Zambia. Natalia provides administrative support to The Social Impact Lab housed within the Human Services Program, which includes Northeastern Students4Giving (NS4G), an experiential philanthropy education program. She helps advise the Human Services Organization, a student club whose mission is to maximize student impact in the community.
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Lisa has supported human services majors (as well as cultural anthropology and sociology) with co-op since 2003. She has over 15 years of experience working with experiential learning in higher education, has a bachelor's degree in sociology, and a masters of education in counseling. She is dedicated to helping prepare students for the world of work. She has more than doubled the number of employers, and therefore, offers our students excellent co-op opportunities. Lisa has a vast knowledge of universities and colleges and has worked both locally at Bridgewater State College and Massachusetts Bay Community College as well as across the country at Beloit College (in Wisconsin) and Portland State University (in Oregon). In her former positions, she worked with students, organizations, and corporations from various university offices of student activities. She has worked in both private and public institutions, with traditional and non-traditional college populations, graduate students, and large international populations. Lisa’s diverse background and high energy has been translated into a drive to create innovative jobs and personal relationships with students, companies, and the Human Services Program. This is illustrated in the recognition of Lisa as the Outstanding Co-op Faculty Coordinator in 2010.