Staff

Ana Wieman

Adviser

email: wieman@uw.edu
phone: (206) 616-2461
office: 12E Wallace Hall

Ana works with students in the Environmental Studies major as well as those considering the major. As the academic advisor, Ana works collaboratively with students in developing meaningful educational goals that align with each student’s values, abilities and life goals. She encourages students to think critically and build a framework that identifies resources and guides their action steps. Ana brings to her position a strong background in industry and a passion for student development, multicultural education, accessibility and community.


Monali Patel

Communications Specialist

email: mbpatel@uw.edu
phone: (206) 616-1208
office: 15G Wallace Hall

Monali leads communications and marketing initiatives for Environmental Studies. She is passionate about conveying information in compelling ways and sharing the good work that comes out of the program as well as fostering community with students, faculty, alumni and staff. She manages online content and connects students with learning opportunities, news and careers related to environmental studies. She is also the alumni relations contact and program events coordinator. Monali has a background in sustainable business and strategic communications and an interest in social justice, food and responsible travel.


Clara Burnett

Administrative Specialist

email: clara75@uw.edu
phone: (206) 221-4895
office: 15H Wallace Hall

 

Clara provides administrative support for the program, focused mainly on human resources and budget issues. She is passionate about all things in the natural world, as well as other cultures and diversity, and has an insatiable curiosity about all the ways they may intersect. Clara is especially interested in the environment, sustainability and recycling.


Dakota Bollinger

Advising Assistant

email: poedesk@uw.edu
office: 12D Wallace Hall

 

 

Dakota (Cody) assists in the every day functioning of the Program on the Environment. He is responsible for the career cube, the envir-careers newsletter and managing the student computer lab. Dakota is passionate about maintaining an up-to-date lab and finding IT solutions to any technical issues that arise. He has a background in information systems and finance and is completing his Master’s in Information Systems here at UW. He has interests in enterprise networking and IT planning/consulting.