Chad Cyrenne

Managing Director, MA Programs in the Social Sciences

(773) 702-5885
5730 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Room 306

Dr. Cyrenne is a political scientist and Managing Director of the MA Programs in the Social Sciences. He teaches courses in the history of political thought, with a particular focus on the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as seminars in contemporary political philosophy.  

E.G. Enbar

Student Affairs Administrator & Primary Point of Contact for Prospective Students

(773) 702-8312
5730 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Room 402

E.G. 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.

Gözde Erdeniz

Career Preparation and Programming Manager

(773) 834-0016
5736 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Room 101

Gözde provides one-on-one career advising and document review for students in the MAPSS, Committee on International Relations and Computational Social Science programs. She also works on career-related event planning and preparation of job search resources. She is a native of Istanbul, Turkey, and has been an international student in the US starting with college. She is currently a PhD candidate in Political Science at Northwestern University. She holds a BA in Government and English from Connecticut College, and an MA in Political Science from Northwestern University.


Shelly L. Robinson

Director of Career Services & Senior Program Development Officer

(773) 834-1621
5736 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Room 103

Shelly is the director of career services and senior program development officer for the MA programs in International Relations, Social Science, and Computational Science.  She helps students with all areas of career development, including one-on-one advising, resume and cover letter preparation, interviewing, networking, and job search assistance. She has over ten years in career development and higher education administration with past experience in human resources, recruitment, and operations management.  She holds a PhD in Communication with interests in careers, multiculturalism, and organizations from Purdue University.  Take a moment to stop by her office to get acquainted.

Tekeisha Yelton-Hunter

Business Administrator

(773) 702-8304
5736 S. Woodlawn, Room 204

Tekeisha Yelton-Hunter 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 assists with event preparation and provides academic appointment support to the Dean’s office of the Social Sciences Division.