IRIS Staff

JERI BYRNE
glbyrne@wisc.edu |  (608) 262-8577
Financial Specialist
319 Ingraham Hall

JAMES DELEHANTY
jmdeleha@wisc.edu |  (608) 265-2631
Executive Director
301D Ingraham Hall

NANCY HEINGARTNER
nheingartner@wisc.edu |  (608) 265-6585
Assistant Director for Outreach
323 Ingraham Hall

NANETTE KELSEY
nkelsey@wisc.edu |  (608) 263-6916
Univeristy Services Associate II
322 Ingraham Hall

MARK LILLELEHT
awards@iris.wisc.edu |  (608) 265-6070
Assistant Director for Awards
328 Ingraham Hall

MAKI RAYMO
mraymo@wisc.edu |  (608) 265-4768
Financial Specialist
319 Ingraham Hall

SARAH RIPP
skripp@wisc.edu |  (608) 262-0616
Assistant Director for Programming and Communication
301B Ingraham Hall

ELLEN SAPEGA
ewsapega@wisc.edu |  (608) 262-3621
Faculty Director
Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
301A Ingraham Hall

CSANÁD SIKLÓS
siklos@wisc.edu |  (608) 262-5006
Assistant Director for Students and Curriculum
331 Ingraham Hall

MARY JO WILSON
wilson6@wisc.edu |  (608) 265-7817
Assistant Director for Operations
321 Ingraham Hall

UNDERGRADUATE INTERNS

JACOB CHRISTENSEN
info@iris.wisc.edu |  (608) 265-2631
Economics major
Speaks Spanish, learning German
Region of interest: Western Europe

EVAN ESSLINGER
info@iris.wisc.edu |  (608) 265-2631
International Business, Management and Human Resources major
Speaks Spanish
Region of interest: Latin America

JENNIFER STRUGNELL
info@iris.wisc.edu |  (608) 265-2631
International Studies and Environmental Studies major
Speaks intermediate French
Regions of interest: West Africa and Southeast Asia

RUTURAJ VALA
info@iris.wisc.edu |  (608) 265-2631
Molecular Biology major
Speaks Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish and English
Region of interest: South Asia

GRADUATE Project Assistants

SARAH DALGLEISH
sdalgleish@wisc.edu | (608) 265-8040
Master’s degree student in International Public Affairs
Speaks Spanish
Assigned to the Center for European Studies

ABBEY HARGREAVES
ahargreaves@wisc.edu | (608) 263-3137
Master’s degree student in Public Health
Speaks French, elementary Spanish, and elementary Wolof
Region of interest: West Africa
Assigned to IRIS Business Operations

MEGAN HUMPHREYS
mhumphreys@wisc.edu | (608) 265-2631
Law student and Master’s degree student in International Public Affairs
Speaks Spanish and elementary Russian
Regions of interest: Latin America and Russia
Assigned to IRIS Communications

KIRSTEN JACOBSON
kkjacobson@wisc.edu |  (608) 262-2380
Master’s degree student in International Public Affairs
Speaks French, elementary Vietnamese, and elementary Wolof
Regions of interest: Africa and Southeast Asia
Assigned to African Studies

JESSICA MONTEZ
jmontez@wisc.edu |  (608) 263-1755
Master’s degree student in Southeast Asian Studies
Speaks elementary Vietnamese
Region of interest: Vietnam
Assigned to Center for Southeast Asian Studies

DHRITI TAWARI
dtiwari2@wisc.edu | (608) 262-4884
Master’s degree student in Counseling Psychology
Speaks Hindi, Punjabi, Arabic, and Italian
Regions of interest: South Asia and Southeast Asia
Assigned to the Center for South Asia

ALICIA WRIGHT
awright5@wisc.edu | (608) 262-5666
PhD candidate in Mass Communication
Speaks Hindu-Urdu
Region of interest: South Asia
Assigned to IRIS