Advising Staff Biographies

A&S Academic Advising Staff Biographies and contact information.

Need to make an advising appointment? Call 502-852-5502 or stop by Gardiner Hall to schedule your appointment. You can also with other questions.

A list of advisors by division is also available here.

Advisors

Danielle Dolan

Danielle Dolan

Assistant Dean and Director

Email:danielle.dolan@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-4115

Education:
University of Louisville, M. Ed. in Education Counseling Psychology with a focus on College Student Personnel
University of Louisville, Bachelor of Arts in English and Communication

My advice for A&S students:
I really cannot offer up any advice. Essentially it is up to you to participate in your own education and we are here to serve as a guide. You are responsible for you. We have high expectations for you and it is vital for you to embrace the great deal of independence you are offered in college. You are now part of a community that has larger implications on a greater number of people, the most important member being yourself. I suppose I can offer you this: Open up yourself to the experience, in and outside of the classroom. You may change more than you ever thought you would!

 

Katie G Adamchik

Katie Gardner Adamchik

Director of Exploratory Programs

Email: kgadam01@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-3222

Education:
University of Louisville, Master of Education, College Student Personnel
Earlham College, Bachelor of Arts, African and African American Studies

My advice for A&S students:
College is your time to explore yourself and your future. Explore majors, consider careers and lifelong goals, and utilize all the resources UofL has to offer you.

 

Melissa Benningfield

Melissa Benningfield

Academic Counselor, Sr., Social Sciences Division

Email:melissa.benningfield@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-3203

Education:
Indiana State University, Master of Science, Criminology with Corrections specialization
Indiana State University, Bachelor of Science, Criminology
Vincennes University, Associate of Science, Conservation Law Enforcement

My advice for A&S students:
This is your life!  Take responsibility for yourself and your actions.  It is ok if you do not have a clear path for your future because most of us have changed directions more than once in our lives.  What is important is that you do not lose yourself in the process and that you make good choices on your journey.  Have confidence; be strong; and don’t be afraid to ask for help if you need it.

 

Eddie Bobbitt

Eddie Paul Bobbitt

Academic Counselor, Sr., Social Sciences Division

Email:paul.bobbitt@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-2714

Education:
University of Louisville, Masters of Education, College Student Personnel
University of Louisville, Bachelor of Science, Sport Administration (Marketing)

My advice for A&S students:
Be sure to use your resources and get involved on campus as soon as possible. Remember, YOUR education is YOUR responsibility.

 

Matt Church

Matt Church

Coordinator, Humanities Division

Email:mschur01@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-1326

Education:
BA History, Bellarmine University
MA History, University of Louisville
MA Higher Education Administration, University of Louisville

My advice for A&S students:
Enjoy your time in college and don't rush into anything. If you have an idea what you want to major in and pursue as career, by all means follow your ambitions. If you do not know what you want to do, don't rush into a major or program of study for the sake of finishing in four year. Better to take an extra semester and be happy later on in life than realize you are unhappy with what you are doing fifteen years after school. Also, do not be afraid try new subjects and remember just because you didn't like a subject in high school, doesn't mean you wont like it in college.

 

Megan Clifton

Megan Clifton

Coordinator, Natural Sciences Division

Email:Melark01@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-5182

Education:
University of South Carolina, Master of Education in Higher Education and Student Affairs
Bellarmine University, Bachelor of Arts, Communication

My advice for A&S students:
Get to know your advisor and your professors!

 

Kourtney Hall

Kourtney Hall

Academic Counselor Sr., Social Sciences Division

Email:kmdavi09@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-2717

Education:
University of Louisville, Master of Arts, Higher Education Administration
University of Louisville, Bachelor of Arts, Communication

My advice for A&S students:
Don’t be afraid to ask questions!!!  As an advisor, I’m here to help you find the answers!  Your college experience is yours to make.  Make sure that your decisions are your own!

 

Michelle Henderson

Michelle Henderson

Academic Counselor Sr., Natural Sciences Division

Email:mehend05@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-2716

Education:
University of South Carolina, Master of Education, Higher Education and Student Affairs
Florida State University, Bachelor of Science, Marketing

My advice for A&S students:
Look for opportunities to build your skill set, whether that is through campus organizations and leadership, research opportunities, part-time jobs, or internships/co-ops.  This will make finding a job after college much less stressful!

 

Bret Hirsch

Bret Hirsch

Academic Counselor, Sr., Social Sciences Division

Email:bmhirs01@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-2577

Education:
Arkansas Tech University, Master of Science, College Student Personnel
Oklahoma State University, Bachelor of Science, Liberal Studies

My advice for A&S students:
Do not give up. College is meant to be a challenge, and through those challenges you will truly find yourself and emerge as a better person and student.

 

Lory King

Lory King

Academic Coordinator, Natural Sciences Division

Email:llking01@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-2719

Education:
Higher Education, Master of Arts, University of Louisville
English, Bachelor of Arts, University of Louisville

My advice for A&S students:
Each of you has a great purpose inside of you! Discover that purpose here at UofL!

 

Becky Ledford

Rebecca Suter Ledford

Coordinator, Social Sciences Division

Email:rlsute01@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-2715

Education:
University of Louisville, Masters in Higher Education Administration
University of Louisville, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

My advice for A&S students:
Take advantage of the resources that are offered to you. There are many people who want to help make your college career the best it possibly can be.

 

Margaret Murray

Margaret Murray

Academic Counselor, Sr., Humanities Division

Email:memurr04@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-2878

Education:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Master of Library Science
University of Southwestern Louisiana, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Arts

My advice for A&S students:
Life isn't about finding yourself - it's about creating yourself.

 

Christie Raymer Noe

Christy Raymer Noe

Academic Counselor Sr, Humanities Division

Email:cmraym01@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-3207

Education:
Angelo State University, Master of Education in Student Development and Leadership in Higher Education
University of Louisville, Bachelor of Arts, English

My advice for A&S students:
Persistence is key and get to know your professors! Their knowledge base and experiences can provide a wealth of useful information.

 

Jessy Rosenberg

Jessy Rosenberg

Academic Counselor, Exploratory Division

Email:j0rose03@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-1904

Education:
James Madison University, Masters of Education, College Student Personnel Administration
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Bachelor of Arts, Communication

My advice for A&S students:
Advocate for yourself.  (We do not know that you need help until you ask!) Use the plethora of resources available on campus; they exist to ensure that you have everything you need to succeed.  Don’t be afraid to try something new, exploration and discovery is part of the college experience.

 

Jamie Shepherd

Jamie Shepherd

Academic Counselor, Natural Sciences Division

Email:jbshep03@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-3397

Education:
Indiana University Bloomington, Master of Science in Education
Indiana University Bloomington, Bachelor of Arts in Gender Studies & Sociology

My advice for A&S students:
Your learning in college is not limited to the classroom. Get involved on campus, work on campus or join a student group. You will learn invaluable lessons both inside the classroom and through your engagement on campus. College is your opportunity to discover new things, challenge your notions of the world around you, and figure out how you want to *be* in this world as an individual and as part of a larger community. Take advantage of this opportunity.

 

Tonia Thomas

Tonia D. Thomas

Program Director, Post-bac Pre-med Certificate Program,
School of Medicine and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Email:tdthom01@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-2712

Education:
University of Louisville, Bachelors of Science in Sociology

My advice for A&S students:
Strive for excellence in everything you do!

 

Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren

Academic Counselor, Sr., Exploratory Division

Email:eawarr03@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-2718

Education:
Ohio University, Master of Education, College Student Personnel
Ohio University, Bachelor of Arts, Sociology-Criminology

My advice for A&S students:
Get organized, do well in your classes, and get connected to resources and other students on campus. College is fun, but remember what you came here to do!

 

Marissa Williams 2016

Marissa Williams

Academic Counselor, Sr., Exploratory Division

Email:mawhea04@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-7816

Twitter:@AdvisorMarissa

Education:
University of Louisville, Master of Arts, Anthropology
University of Louisville, Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology with a Track in Social Sciences

My advice for A&S students:
Get to know your professors. They will help you find internships and other opportunities that provide real-world experience. This will help you decide if a major or career is right for you – before you graduate and get a full-time job! Professors are great networkers, and if you get to know them they can write powerful recommendation letters.

Support Staff

Karla Morton

Karla Morton

Administrative Associate

Email:kjmort02@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-5502

Mattie Perez

Mattie Perez

Program Assistant Sr.

Email:mpmedd01@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-5502

Kate Russell

Kate Russell

Program Assistant Senior

Email:kmlawn01@louisville.edu

Phone: (502) 852-5502