Academic Advising

Huxley’s student advisors are a great resource. They know how Western works and understand the ins and outs of the academic “maze.” To find out which advisor to contact, read on...

Undergraduate Program Advising (BA, BS, BAE)

 

Kathryn Patrick

Huxley Undergraduate Advisor and Admissions Specialist

ES 539
(360) 650-3520
Kathryn.Patrick@wwu.edu

Kathy advises prospective students, from high schoolers to transfers to those currently enrolled at Western. Typical questions for Kathy include Huxley’s academic offerings, future careers, and the process for declaring a major in the environment. Kathy also has the 411 for those interested in Western’s new interdisciplinary Energy Policy minor.

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Mary Moores

Huxley Undergraduate Advisor/Registrar

ES 539
(360) 650-3520
Mary.Moores@wwu.edu

Mary’s main job is working with students who are currently pursuing degrees at Huxley College. She actually enjoys helping students plan their class schedules for the upcoming quarter, year, or even from the time of major declaration through graduation. She is a must-see for students within a few quarters of graduation who need a Major Evaluation for review by their faculty advisors.

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Shalini Singh

Diversity Recruiter & Retention Specialist

ES 545
(360) 650-2554
Shalini.Singh@wwu.edu

Shalini is a support and advocate for our students of color, first-generation and underrepresented students at Huxley.  She provides academic, social and emotional support to help students reach their greatest potential. If you are a student with intersectional identities and are interested in studying at Huxley or looking for ways to get involved, feel free to reach out and say hello!

Graduate Program Advising (MS, MA, MEd)

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Ed Weber

Graduate Program Coordinator/Internship Advisor

ES 545B
(360) 650-3646
Ed.Weber@wwu.edu

Ed fields questions about graduate program applications, admission requirements, graduate plans of study, thesis/field project requirements, teaching assistantships, graduate student funding, and all other Master's program topics for all Huxley Master's Programs. Ed is also the Internship Advisor for Huxley College for both Graduates and Undergraduates. Contact Ed by phone or email, or stop by his office near the Huxley College dean's suite in ES 545 on floor 05 (halfway between floors 4 and 5).

Additional information is also available from the following faculty graduate advisors:

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Dr. David Shull

Graduate Advisor for Environmental Science

ES 445
(360) 650-3690
David.Shull@wwu.edu

I love advising graduate students and training Environmental Science students to become competent scientists. As Graduate Advisor for Environmental Science I am available to talk with current and prospective graduate students about how find success in our program.

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Dr. David Rossiter

Graduate Advisor for Environmental Studies

AH 232
(360) 650-2821
David.Rossiter@wwu.edu

Dr. Rossiter's research focuses on geographies of settler colonialism in northwestern North America, with several projects investigating intersections of industrial and indigenous space in British Columbia and the US Pacific Northwest. Prompted by personal experience, he has also written on the topic of academic mobility across the Canada-US border. Presently, he is studying historical geographies of nature and recreation in the mountainous North Shore region of Vancouver, BC.   He loves to talk with prospective graduate students interested in Environmental Studies, Geography, Urban Planning, and Environmental Policy.   

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Dr. Gene Myers

Graduate Advisor for Environmental Education

AH 224
(360) 650-4775
Gene.Myers@wwu.edu

"I teach in Huxley's core, and in the environmental education undergraduate program. I help with our Minor in Sustainable Design, offered jointly with Western's Engineering Technology Department. I also teach and advise students in our Master of Education in Environmental Education programs, including our Residency option in partnership with the North Cascades Institute."

Huxley College on the Peninsulas

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Nancy Bluestein-Johnson

Program Manager

Port Angeles, WA
(360) 417-6521
nancy.bluestein-johnson@wwu.edu

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