Wayne State University

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OISS Staff

Kelli E. Dixon, PhD
Director
ab6179@wayne.edu

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
aw7910@wayne.edu

Chamu Gowrishankar is the Assistant Director at the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS). Chamu’s responsibilities include overseeing OISS daily operations; a...
Jonathan Hicks
Sr. Application Specialist
jonhicks@wayne.edu

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...
Felicia Rush
Administrative Assistant
ad3653@wayne.edu

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...
Sofia Malynowskyj
Student and Scholar Advisor
s.malynowskyj@wayne.edu

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
ea7371@wayne.edu





Doreen Adams
Student and Scholar Advisor
ba2479@wayne.edu

Doreen Adams is a International Student advisor in the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS). Doreen’s responsibilities include; advising international studen...
P. Joseph Raju
Student and Scholar Advisor
aa5756@wayne.edu

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...
Lashara Montgomery
Program Specialist
lashara@wayne.edu

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
ac2627@wayne.edu

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
ac0780@wayne.edu

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
ac0693@wayne.edu





Hussein Mehdi
IT Student Assistant
hussein.mehdi@wayne.edu





Laura E Lam
Student Assistant
fg3812@wayne.edu





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...