The MAPSS Staff play a critical role in the student experience, providing mentorship, support, and guidance.

Chad Cyrenne

Managing Director, MA Programs in the Social Sciences

(773) 702-5885
5730 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Room 306

Dr. Cyrenne is a Political Scientist and Managing Director of the MA Programs in the Social Sciences.  He teaches courses in the history of political thought, with a particular focus on the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as seminars in contemporary political philosophy. For more information, please visit his homepage.


E.G. Enbar

Student Affairs Administrator & Primary Point of Contact for Prospective Students

(773) 702-8312
5730 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Room 402

E.G. Enbar maintains students’ academic records, communicates critical deadlines, provides support for submitting protocols to the Institutional Review Board and generally strives to ensure that students graduate on time.


Tekeisha Yelton-Hunter

Business Administrator

(773) 702-8304
5736 S. Woodlawn, Room 204

Tekeisha is the Business Administrator who manages the day-to-day operations for MAPSS, CIR, Computational Social Science, and Geographical Sciences.  She coordinates accounts management, payroll, billing, procurement and reimbursements.  She also provides support to the Dean’s office of the Social Sciences on academic appointments and event preparation.