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Staff and Faculty at CWU-Des Moines

CWU-Des Moines Staff

Mishel Kuch Regional Director 206-439-3800 x3866
Doug Jensen Elementary Education Advising 206-439-3800 x3812

Angela Murry-Walker

Computer Science Academic Advisor

206-439-3800 x3808

Asraa Jaber

Associate Director Westside Student Life, Student Development Westside

206-493-3800 x3818
Cheryl Reid Financial Aid Counselor

206-493-3800 x3838

Christine Bertie

Library Services

206-439-3800 x3849

Elizabeth (Liz) Inman

Senior Secretary

206-439-3800 x3806

Janet Campbell Center Operations Specialist 206-439-3800 x3807

Jonathan Harden

Distance Education ITV Coordinator

206-439-3800 x3834

Kimberly Valenti International Recruiter 509-963-1467
Brittany Sefton College of Business Academic Advisor 509-963-2930
Shelby King SEVIS/Immigration Advisor 509-963-3612
Steve Laing Assistant Director of Career Services 206-439-3800 x3841
Rachel White ITAM Outreach and Recruiting Specialist 206-439-3800
Steve Cook Associate Director of Education Abroad 509-963-3812
Matthew Zielsdorf Senior Study Abroad Advisor 509-963-3612

CWU-Des Moines Faculty

Carlo Smith

Finance and Supply Chain Management

206-439-3800 x3854

Cathy Anderson


206-439-3800 x3861

Debbie Angel ITAM and ITAM Faculty Advisor
Chris Black Mathematics 206-439-3800 x3850
Claudia Dumitrescu Assistant Professor Business 206.439.3800 x3832

Cynthia Engel

Interdisciplinary Studies - Social Sciences

206-439-3800 x3813

Dan Smelser ITAM 206-439-3800 x3855
Darin Knapp STEM Math and Science 206-439-3800 x3825

Eric Hougan

Educational Foundations and Curriculum

206-439-3800 x3830

Fabio Ambrosio Accounting 206-439-3800 x3833

Grace Ke

Finance and Supply Chain Management

206-439-3800 x3845

Jim Thompson


206-439-3800 x3839

Khodadad (Khodi) Kaviani

Early Childhood/Elem Education

206-439-3800 x3844

Robert Moore

Law and Justice

Se Eun Lee Events and Tourism Management 206-439-1169 x3821
Tim Hargrave Management 206-439-3800 x3871

Dawn Harry

Director of Teacher Academies, Field Experience, and Student Teaching


Vanessa Hunt

Science Education

206-439-3800 x3822

Wendy Cook


206-439-3800 x3852