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.  


Vanessa Carey

Student Affairs Administrator and Administrative & Events Program Specialist

5736 S Woodlawn Avenue, Room 202
(773) 702-8301

Vanessa is the Student Affairs Administrator for Computational Social Science and the Administrative and Events Program Specialist for the MAPSS, Committee on International Relations and Computation programs. She focuses on providing safe and fun social events to promote collaboration amongst students and foster a friendly environment outside of the classroom.  As her primary goal is campus engagement, feel free to stop by her office or by any of the events she leads and introduce yourself!  She holds a BA in International Studies and Spanish from the University of Dayton where she specialized in economic development and immigration.    


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.


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.