Lisa joined the staff as Graduate Adviser in 2012. She facilitates the graduate admissions process and assists graduate students in all aspects of their academic careers including orientation, course selection and enrollment, funding opportunities, professional development, and steps to degree completion. Before joining the J-School, Lisa taught high school for many years and worked on campus for the student government. Lisa has a B.A. in History from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from UW-Madison.