Michaela Russell

Michaela Russell
  • Graduate Affairs Coordinator
  • College Office of Graduate Affairs

Contact Info

Strong Hall, Room 102A


Michaela manages a range of processes critical to graduate student support and progress to degree. She reviews and approves pre- and post-exam progress to degree forms, and tracks and maintains enrollment-related forms and data. Michaela oversees the processing and tracking of graduation requirements, and approves dissertation and theses submissions for compliance with University guidelines. Additionally, she helps to coordinate the Director’s calendar, manages communications, organizes meetings and events, and maintains other office operations.

Michaela joined the COGA team in fall 2019. She is a Minnesota native and received her B.A. in Community and Nonprofit Leadership from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.