Faculty and Staff Directory

Counseling and Higher Education (CAHE)

Administration and Office Staff
Name Title Email Phone Office
Suzanne Degges-White Chair and Professor sdeggeswhite@niu.edu 815-753-9163 Gabel 200E
Jamie Brown Office Administrator jamiebrown@niu.edu 815-753-0526 Gabel 200C
Tim Keller Office Manager tkeller1@niu.edu 815-753-9319 Gabel 200D
Danae Miesbauer Academic Counselor dmiesbauer@niu.edu 815-753-1306 Gabel 201B
CAHE Faculty and Instructors
Name Title Email Phone Office
Melissa Fickling Associate Professor, Counseling mfickling@niu.edu 815-753-9304 Graham 407
Yenitza Guzman Clinical Assistant Professor, Counseling yguzman@niu.edu 815-753-1489 Graham 427B
Kimberly A. Hart Clinical Assistant Professor, Counseling khart2@niu.edu 815-753-9308 Graham 416E
Xiaodan Hu Associate Professor, Higher Education xiaodan.hu@niu.edu 815-753-6878 Gabel 201F
Quortne Hutchings Assistant Professor, Higher Education qhutchings@niu.edu 815-753-7608 Gabel 201E
Dana Isawi Assistant Professor, Counseling disawi@niu.edu 815-753-8210 Graham 408
Matthew P. Ison Instructor, Higher Education mison@niu.edu N/A Gabel 200
Katy Jaekel Associate Professor, Higher Education kjaekel@niu.edu 815-753-0788 Gabel 201H
Carrie Kortegast Associate Professor, Higher Education ckortegast@niu.edu 815-753-9200 Gabel 201C
Injung Lee Assistant Professor, Counseling ilee@niu.edu 815-753-9861 Gabel 201G
Jacqueline Mac Assistant Professor, Higher Education jmac@niu.edu 815-753-9375 Gabel 201J
Gudrun Nyunt Assistant Professor, Higher Education gnyunt@niu.edu 815-753-9373 Gabel 201D
TJ Schoonover Assistant Professor, Counseling tschoonover@niu.edu 815-753-8045 Graham 405
Kelly Wesener Michael Practitioner-Scholar in Residence, Higher Education kwesener@niu.edu 815-753-1448 Gabel 201
Peitao Zhu Assistant Professor, Counseling pzhu@niu.edu 815-753-9863 Graham 427C
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Department of Counseling and Higher Education
Gabel 200
Counseling Admissions
Graham 416
Higher Education and Student Affairs Admissions
Gabel 201 B
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