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Deputy Assistant Dean
1213 Angell Hall435 South State StreetUniversity of MichiganAnn Arbor, MI 48109
Office Location(s): 1213 Angell Hall
Phone: (734) 764.7297
Fax: (734) 647.5577
In her capacity as Deputy Assistant Dean, Dr. Sylvester is responsible for supporting the Assistant Dean in the overall administration of LSA Student Academic Affairs, including the Newnan Academic Advising Center. The Office of the Assistant Dean is also responsible for the administration of the College’s Academic Judiciary Committee and for the adjudication of academic misconduct cases.
Dr. Sylvester earned her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley, and a B.A. in Cognitive Science and Psychology from the University of Virginia. Since her arrival at U-M in 2000, she has served in various roles working with both students and faculty: as a research associate and lecturer in the Psychology department, the program evaluation manager for NSF-ADVANCE, a member of the LSA Newnan Advising Center staff, and project coordinator for the Women of Color in the Academy Project (WOCAP) in the Center for the Education of Women (CEW). She has also taught at Eastern Michigan University as an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Educational Leadership.
Newnan Advising Center
1255 Angell Hall435 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI