Staff and Advisory Board

Lila Alcodray-Amen
District Community Liaison
Dearborn Public Schools

Hoda Amine, Ph.D., LMSW, CSW
Director of Dearborn Counseling Services

Suzanne Bergeron, Ph. D.
Associate Professor – Social Sciences
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Susan Cushnier, M.A.
Director, CASL Academic Outreach
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Jerold Hale, Ph.D. (ex-officio)
Dean, College of Arts Sciences & Letters
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Randa Hashwi
SOAR Student Representative
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Roma Heaney, M.A. (Chair)
Director, Institutional Research
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Christine Hillbush, M.A. (ex-officio)
Program Assistant – SOAR Program
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Chalina Hillson, M.A.
CASL Financial Specialist
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Gloria House, Ph.D.
Professor – English/African American Studies
Literature, Philosophy & the Arts
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Ellen Judge-Gonzalez, M.A. (ex-officio)
Director, SOAR Program
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Lisa Martin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Women’s & Gender Studies, Health Policy Studies
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Pam McAuslan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Behavioral Sciences – Psychology
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Gerald Moran, Ph.D.
Professor – Social Sciences
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Cheryl Powell, B.S.
Associate Director – Financial Aid
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Britta Roan, M.S.
Senior Career Counselor
Career Services
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Trisha Schlaff
Special Events Manager
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Dorothea Williams, B.A.
Director, Foreign Language Media Lab
Language, Culture, & Communications
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Karen Wittkopp, M.A., L.P.C.
CASL Director of Advising & Records
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Esther Lee Wyatt, M.A.
Professor
Wayne County Community College