Our experienced advisors will help you navigate the University’s courses and resources on your unique journey to graduation.

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Josh Borowicz

As a senior academic advisor, Josh Borowicz, PhD, has advised University students over the past 30 years, especially students pursuing individually designed degrees. He holds a BA in English literature, an MA in Creative Writing, and a PhD in American Studies.

Karen Moon

Karen Moon

​Karen Moon has a 30-year history with the University of Minnesota that includes twelve years of administration and communications in the College of Liberal Arts and eight years of advising graduate social work students. As a part-time, returning learner, she earned her BA in art history with a focus on American Indian art and issues of cultural representation. Her Master of Liberal Studies (MLS) degree reflects her ongoing interest in visual culture and the cultural construction of race.​   

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Lisa Garrett

Lisa Garrett, MS, MEd, has a background in business education, instructional design, training facilitation and consulting, and program evaluation. She has been advising and teaching undergraduate students at the University of Minnesota since 2001. Her academic interests include reflective and experiential learning practices, building online learning communities, and teaching and learning models for adult learners.