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

Vanessa Carey

Administrative & Events Program Specialist

5736 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Room 103
(773) 702-8301

Vanessa is the Administrative and Events Program Specialist for the MAPSS, Committee on International Relations and Computational Social Science programs. She focuses on providing safe and fun social events to promote collaboration amongst students and foster a friendly environment outside of the classroom. As her primary goal is campus engagement, feel free to stop by her office or by any of the events she leads and introduce yourself!  She holds a BA in International Studies and Spanish from the University of Dayton where she specialized in economic development and immigration.    


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.