Wayne State University

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OISS Staff

Kelli Dixon

As Director, Dr. Dixon brings more than 10 years of experience in International Education and also serves as WSU�s Director of Study Abroad and Global Programs. She is the author...
Chamu Gowrishankar
Assistant Director

Chamu Gowrishankar is the Assistant Director at the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS). Chamu’s responsibilities include overseeing OISS daily operations; a...
Felicia Rush
Administrative Assistant

Felicia joined OISS in April 2010 as the Administrative Assistant. Prior to this role, she was an Accounting Assistant Senior at the Wayne State School of Medicine. She has spent 1...
Jonathan Hicks
Sr. Application Specialist

Responsible for maintaining the department's technology. He obtained his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from The University of Michigan. He is also the department's technolo...
P. Joseph Raju
Student and Scholar Advisor

P. Joseph Raju is a Program Coordinator in the Office of International Students and Scholars since March 1981. He assists the International students and scholars with the immigrati...
Sofia Malynowskyj
Student and Scholar Advisor

Sofia Malynowskyj is an International Student & Scholar Advisor in the Office for International Students and Scholars. She holds her Masters in Counseling, from Wayne State Uni...
Yuliya Harris
F1 Adviser / Events and Program Coordinator

Doreen Adams
Student and Scholar Advisor

Doreen Adams is a International Student advisor in the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS). Doreen’s responsibilities include; advising international studen...
Lashara Montgomery
Program Specialist

She joined OISS April 30, 2012 as the Program Specialist. She has been with the University for 16 yrs with 10 of those years with the Physics department as the graduate admissions ...
Nancy Shafer
SEVIS Records Coordinator

Nancy A. Shafer is the SEVIS Records Coordinator, and is responsible for updating and maintaining student records in three systems and for trouble-shooting. She is a member of the ...
Gail Hill
SEVIS Data Coordinator

Gail S. Hill is the SEVIS Data Coordinator, Gail is responsible for updating and maintaining data in the DHS-managed Student and Exchange Visitor Information System and the Wayne S...
Kimberly Richey
Office Service Clerk and Health Insurance Advocate

Tracie Terrell
Program Records Clerk II

Hussein Mehdi
IT Student Assistant

Laura E Lam
Student Assistant

Siera Bacon
Student Assistant

She joined OISS in December 2011 as a Student Assistant. She has been a participant and peer mentor for Wayne State University Math Corps Summer Program since 2003. She is pursuing...