Advisor Directory

Lupita Acosta-Roberts, M.A. |
Academic Advisor, Student Diversity Initiatives Director, Areas of Advising: Anthropology, Classical StudiesCommunication, African American Studies, Womens Studies, Diversity InitiativesLatin American and Latino Studies,

B.A., Purdue University | M.A., Univerity of Chicago

Advice to students: “Continue striving for your goals, seatbacks are steps to success.”

D. Anna Bradford, M.S., Ed. S. |
Senior Academic Advisor | Areas of Advising: Interdisciplinary Film Studies, Sociology

Jason Brewer, M.A. |
Academic Advisor | Areas of Advising:  Visual & Performing Arts

M.A., Purdue University

Advice to students: “Don’t procrastinate. Be punctual in life. Go to class!”

Kaitlyn Callahan |

Academic Advisor | Areas of advising: Communication, Sociology, Law & Society, Undecided.

John Crosby, M.A. |
Assistant Director of Academic Advising | Area of Advising: Visual & Performing Arts

B.F.A., Jacksonville State University | M.A., Purdue University

Advice to students: “Do not be an island unto yourself. Seek ways to make the most of your time here at Purdue.”

Sean Crouch |
Academic Advisor | Areas of advising: EnglishTheatre, Undecided

Joshua Dexter, M.A. |
Academic Advisor | Area of Advising: Communication

B.A., Purdue University | M.A., Purdue University

Advice to students: “Life and college success are all about connections. Make connections with your instructors, fellow students, and anyone you meet. Ask them good questions and learn from their answers.”

Mia Giron,

Academic Advisor | Area of Advising: Visual & Performing Arts (Art History, Industrial Design (Consumer Product Design), Integrated Studio Arts, Interior Design (Space Planning), Studio Arts & Technology, Visual Arts Education, Visual Arts Design Education, Visual Communications Design (Graphic Design), Minors: Art and Design Studio, Art History, Dance, Electronic and Time-Based Art, Music History and Theory)

A.A., Oakton Community College | B.A., Dominican University | M.Ed., DePaul University

Advice to Students: Always ask when in doubt. Read before you make a decision. Take advantage of everything the Purdue campus, your academic advisor and other campus resources may offer you. HAVE FUN!!!

Marianne Gupta, Ph.D.|
Senior Academic Advisor | Areas of Advising:Global Studies, Languages and CulturesLinguisticsAsian StudiesItalian StudiesComparative Literature

Advice to students: “You are here to be educated. The only way that is going to happen is if you take full advantage of everything a large, diverse research university has to offer, are prepared to work hard, and learn to take full responsibility for your degree path and your actions.”

Nina Haberer, J.D. |
Senior Academic Advisor,  Areas of Advising: American StudiesEconomics, History, Jewish Studies 

Sandra Haynes-Hopson |
Academic Advising Clerk

Advice to students: “Keep a balance – have fun but stay on track with your studies.”

Yu-Ra Jung, M.A. |

Academic Advisor, Area of Advising: Communication 

Kathy Korty, M.S. Ed |
Academic Advisor, Areas of Advising: English, Theatre

Advice to students: “Be kind; do interesting things; hang on to friends worth having.”

Leonard Martin, M.A. |
Academic Advisor, Academic Area of Advising : Undecided

Yuan-Yu Karen Morgan Ph.D. |

Academic Advisor, Area of Advising:Undecided Students, Coordinator of International Student Services

B.A., National Chengchi University | M.A., University of Texas at Austin | PhD, Purdue University

Advice to students: “Choose a major that matches your strengths, and love the major you choose. Maintain good communication with your advisors and professors. Learn to manage your time and stress.”

Angie Palikaris, M.S. |
Academic Advisor, Areas of advising: Sociology, Law & Society

B.A., Purdue University | M.S., Purdue University

Advice to students: “Enjoy every minute of the amazing experience Purdue can offer and not take it for granted. Also, keep your academics, body, mind, and spirit in balance while pursuing your passion.”

Carol Randel, M.A. |
Senior Academic Advisor, Areas of advising, Political Science, Sociology, Law & Society

B.A., Purdue University | M.A., Ball State University

Advice to students: “I always encourage my students to be proactive and to carefully plan their educational experience to enhance their personal talents, strengths, and abilities. I strongly recommend that students take advantage of all that Purdue has to offer in support of their individual educational goals.”  

Andrae D. Sailes |
Director of Academic and Career Advising

B.A., Purdue University | MBA, Purdue University

Advice to students: “Take advantage of all the support services, study aboard opportunities, the cultural relationship building opportunities, go see guest speakers, engage alumni, build relationships with your advisor, the faculty, and staff, and finally enjoy your developmental journey!”

Colleen Williams, J.D.|
Academic Advisor, Areas of Advising: PhilosophyPolitical Science, Economics, Religious Studies

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-4600

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