Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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Center for Public Service Staff

To access staff biographies and photos, please click on their names


Agnieszka Nance, Ph.D., Interim Executive Director

Lawrence Smith III
, Departmental Administrator

Kate Schuman, Development Officer

Barbara Moely, Ph.D.
, Research Affiliate of the CPS

Faye Curran, Research Associate

Iriyon Bolden, Project Assistant

Faculty Program Directors

Jimmy Huck, Ph.D., Public Service Fellows Program and Co-Director of Faculty Seminar Program
Administrative Assistant Professor, Stone Center for Latin American Studies

T.R. Johnson, Ph.D., Co-Director of Faculty Seminar Program
Associate Professor, Department of English; Director, Writing Program

Rebecca Mark, Ph.D., Community Engagement Advocates
Associate Professor, Department of English

Academic Community Engagement

Amanda Buberger, Assistant Director - Partnerships

Ryan McBride, Ph.D., Administrative Assistant Professor

Myriam Huet, Ph.D., Program Manager - Internships

Bridget Smith
, Program Manager - Service Learning

James Garrett, Senior Program Coordinator - Internships

Sarah Berger
, Senior Program Coordinator - Internships

Benjamin Brubaker
, Senior Program Coordinator - Service Learning

Teddy Nathan, Senior Program Coordinator - Partnerships

Nick Tringali, Senior Program Coordinator - Service Learning

Kyle Patrick Williams, Senior Program Coordinator - Service Learning

Outreach and Leadership Development

Katie Houck, Assistant Director

Michael Pizzolatto
, Senior Program Manager

Avery Brewton, Program Manager

Devon Ponoroff, Senior Program Coordinator - For the Children

For The Children Team
For more information about the For the Children team, please click here.

Jakita Allen, Senior Program Coordinator - VISTA

Amy Biedermann, VISTA Leader

Ghiya Ali, Student Affairs Associate

Tulane AmeriCorps VISTA Members
To learn more about our current VISTA members serving New Orleans, visit our VISTA Member Page

Student Support

Miranda Stramel, Graduate Assistant - Stone Center for Latin American Studies

Service Learning Assistants
To learn more about our current Service Learning Assistants, visit our member page:

Federal Work Study
To learn more about our Federal Work Study positions, please visit:

Community Service Support Team
To learn more about our Community Service Support Team click HERE.

International Association for Research on Service-Learning & Community Engagement (IARSLCE)

Tara Luparello, Administrative Director

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Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 - Some photos courtesy of the Peace Corps -