Meet Our Program Assistants!

Program Assistants work closely with faculty, students, staff and community partners to coordinate experiential learning opportunities, develop reflection activities and assignments, and support Puget Sound courses.

     Allyson Niitani
 

Hi! I am a senior at the University of Puget Sound from Honolulu, Hawaii. I am currently majoring in International Political Economy and hope to pursue a law degree after graduating. I play on the women's golf team here at the University of Puget Sound and also participate in the school's Model United Nations Club and the Hawaii Club. 

 

Major: International Political Economy

Other emphases: Political Science

      

Jessa Miller

 

Hello! My name is Jessa and I am a senior from just outside of Salem, Oregon. I am majoring in Politics and Government with minors in Spanish and Environmental Policy and Decision Making. I am also involved with Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Order of Omega, and greek life. Outside of my life at Puget Sound I am passionate about traveling, getting outside into nature, cooking, and spending quality time with family and friends. 

 

Major: Politics and Government

Other emphases: Spanish, Environmental Policy

     

Tanvi Asur

 

Hi, I'm Tanvi and I'm from Cupertino, CA, home of the iPhone!  As a junior at UPS, I'm majoring in Business Administration and International Political Econ as a part of the Business Leadership Program. I'm also a podcast enthusiast, and am always down for a thriller, mystery‚Äč, or horror movie.

 

Majors: Business Administration and International Political Economy

    

Ilana Dutton

 

Hi! My name is Ilana and I am a junior from Chicago, Illinois. I am studying Comparative Politics and International Political Economy with a minor in Spanish. On campus, I am involved with the Orientation program, various honors societies, and greek life. When I'm not in class or running from meeting to meeting, you can find me biking the 5-mile loop at Point Defiance or eating ice cream at Ice Cream Social!

 

Major: Comparative Politics and International Political Economy

Other emphases: Spanish

      

Sarah Czarnecki

 

Hi! I'm a senior here at Puget Sound I'm a double major in French and German. I'm originally from New York but I've lived various places on both the East and West coasts. On campus I am involved in PSO and Greek life as well as with the Freedom Education Project Puget Sound as a study hall volunteer. When I'm not in class or buried in the library, I can be found going on runs around the North End, cooking dinner with some friends, or out on a hike! 

 

Majors: French and German

               

Izzy Pitman

 

Majors: African American Studies

          

Cameron Milton

 

Majors: Studio Art

Other emphases: Sociology and Anthropology, Religious Studies

  

Altynai Watson

 

Major: Psychology, Environmental Policy and Decision Making

          

Madeline Stranzl

 

Major: Business Leadership

Other emphases: Communication, Asian Studies

    

 Meadbh Koenigsberg

 

Major: Politics and Government

Other emphases: Education

 

Sammie Willamaki

 

Major: Spanish Language, Culture, and Literature

Other emphases: African American Studies, Latinx Studies, Education Studies

              

Jordan Anderson

 

Major: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Other emphases: Music, Neuroscience

 

Nalu Coito

 

Major: Business Administration

Other emphases: Economics

 

Nicole Carino

 

Major: Sociology and Anthropology

Other emphases: Education Studies, Latinx Studies

 

Anna Mondschean

 

Major: African American Studies

Other emphases: Gender and Queer Studies, Education Studies

 


Past Program Assistants:

Anna Graf

 

Nathaniel Jacobi

 

McKenna Zarrell

 

Ellen Hann

 

Talena Graham

 

Elena Fulton

 

 

Kyle Chong

Kyle Chong

Mark Gilbert

Carsen Nies

Kaley Pomeroy