Supporting MSP Students within the KU Community

Program Directors

Each of the academic programs participating in the KU-MSP is under the guidance of a Program Director. The program directors serve as mentors and guides for the MSP scholar. The Program Director(s) organize meetings and monitor the academic progress of each scholar. Below are the Program Directors with a link to the specific academic unit as well as contact information.

Kapila Silva, Associate Professor, Architecture
(785) 864-1150
Marvin Studios, room #132
Michele M. Casavant, Director of Advising and MSP, Advisor for Foreign Language & Secondary English
(785) 864-7096
J.R. Pearson Hall, room #215
Angela Gist-Mackey, Assistant Professor
Bailey Hall, room #116E
Allison Kirkpatrick, Assistant Professor, Department of Physcis & Astronomy
Malott Hall, room #2056C
Abel Chikanda , Assistant Professor, Geography and African/African American Studies
Lindley Hall, room 204
Jennifer Ng, Interim Vice Provost, Diversity and Equity
Strong Hall, room #250

Pronouns: she, her, hers

Steven Johnson Jr., Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Student Programs
Capitol Federal Hall, room 1184
Emily Gullickson
Summerfield Hall, room #350

Pronouns: she, her, hers

Hume Feldman, Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy
Malott Hall, room #1028
Andrew Williams
Andrew Williams, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, ***KU Safe Zone Member
Eaton Hall, Room 1, Suite 1C
Angela Sublett Knight
Angela Sublett Knight, Program Coordinator, IHAWKe Diversity and Womens Programs
LEEP2, room 1415J
Jerry Crawford, Associate Professor
(785) 864-0603
Stauffer-Flint Hall, #205-D
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Genaro Méndez, Associate Professor
Murphy Hall, room #416
Dennis W. Grauer, Associate Professor, Vice Chair of Research
(785) 864-3262
School of Pharmacy Building, Room 2001
Nancy Kepple, Assistant Professor
Twente Hall, Room 115
Megan Paceley
Twente Hall, Room 209

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