Gerardo Mancilla

Director of Education Administration and Leadership for Edgewood College

Completing his PhD in Curriculum and Instruction has been a stepping stone for Gerardo Mancilla to combine scholarly pursuits, cultural identity, and community involvement and become Edgewood College’s new Director of Education Administration and Leadership.

Jamie-Rose Guarrine

Assistant Professor of Voice at the University of Massachusetts- Amherst

Jamie-Rose completed both the Master of Music program and earned her Doctorate in Musical Arts at UW–Madison. She now is an assistant professor of Voice at U-Mass Amherst, coming back to UW–Madison for the Summer Music Clinic.

Mark Staudt

Licensing Team Member for the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF)

Holding a position that requires a multitude of talents, UW–Madison alumnus, Mark Staudt, takes advantage of his PhD in biomolecular chemistry to make a big impact on the local and global communities.

Robert Andresen

Director of Research Financial Services for the Research and Sponsored Programs at UW–Madison

Andresen received his MBA from UW–Madison in the early 1980s. From there he worked several jobs around Madison but always stayed connected to the university and had a yearning to get back into higher education. Eventually, he stumbled upon RSP in ‘86, where today he serves as the director of research financial services.

Erin Probst

Fiscal Analyst for the Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau

Working in public service was a lifelong interest for Erin Probst, and her master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs made it a reality.

Pallavi Phartiyal

Senior Analyst and Program Manager for the Center for Science and Democracy

After Phartiyal got her master’s, she earned a PhD in cellular and molecular biology from UW–Madison. She is now the Senior Analyst and Program Manager for the Center for Science and Democracy where she advocates for the use of science in solving pressing societal problems.

Jodi Samuels

Assistant Director of Development and Training at the California Primary Care Association

As the assistant director of development and training at California Primary Care Association, Jodi Samuels hasn’t followed the standard career path of an alumna with a PhD in French.

Tom Kuplic

Founder and President of ETO Consulting

After graduating with a PhD in Marketing and Communications, Tom Kuplic went on to become ETO Consulting’s founder and president. He is blending his studies with his work experience to help companies connect their brand stories to people through social media, email and digital marketing.

Timothy Oleson

Acting Associate Editor/Staff Writer at EARTH Magazine

Once he finished his PhD in Geology, Oleson stayed at UW to earn his master’s in journalism and mass communications with an emphasis on science writing, now working as the associate editor and staff writer at EARTH magazine.

Kate Baldwin

Freelance Scientific Diagram/Figure Designer

Baldwin completed her PhD in cellular and molecular biology at UW–Madison. Baldwin now uses her understanding of science in her freelance business creating clear visual communication tools for science journal articles, magazines, and papers along with consumer diagrams for lay audiences.