B.S. Sociology, University of San Francisco
M.S. Sociology, Portland State University
Born and raised in California, Mary Ann spent 10 years in Kodiak, Alaska before moving to Portland in the 1980s to attend graduate school at Portland State. She has been employed at PSU since 1991, originally coordinating the Mentor Program for Returning Women Students, then serving as both an Academic Adviser and the Assistant Director in the Undergraduate Advising & Support Center. From 2005 to 2011, she was the Director of the Undergraduate Advising & Support Center and in July 2011 she was appointed the Director of Advising & Career Services, a unit created from the merger of the Undergraduate Advising & Support Center and the Career Center.
In her free time, Mary Ann enjoys traveling, working on felting and knitting projects, reading, and spending time with family & friends.