Meet Our Recruitment Team

Lisa Sperling, Ph.D.

Director of Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives

Hometown: Staten Island, NY

Undergraduate Institution: Emory University

Undergraduate Degree: B.A., English

Graduate Institution: University of Georgia

Graduate Degree: Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Graduate Degree: College Student Affairs Administration (Ph.D.)



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Associate Director of Retention Initiatives

Hometown: Lexington, GA

Undergraduate Institution: University of Georgia

Undergraduate Degree: B.A., African American Studies

Research Interests: Behavior and Social Inquiry of Multicultural Populations



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Hometown: Clinton, IA

Undergraduate Institution: Loras College

Undergraduate Degree: B.A., Sports Management & Administration

Graduate Institution: Iowa State University

Graduate Degree: M.Ed., Educational Leadership, and Policy Studies



David Stanley, M.Ed.

Graduate Assistant

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

Undergraduate Institution: Morehouse College

Undergraduate Degree: B.A., Psychology

Graduate Institution: University of Georgia

Graduate Degree: M.Ed., Professional Counseling (Community)

Current Institution: University of Georgia

Current Program: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology

Research Interests: Qualitative methodology, racial/ethnic minority mental health, multicultural issues, diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, advocacy, and resilience.



Celena Snoddy    

Graduate Assistant

Hometown: Spartanburg, SC

Undergraduate Institution: Claflin University

Undergraduate Degree: B.A., English

Current Institution: University of Georgia

Current Program: Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Research Interests: The effect of public policies on social welfare and inequality, equity, community and economic development.