Meet the Staff


Kimberly Meisel

Kimberly Meisel, Director of Academic Advising and Support  

B.S in Psychology from Frostburg State University 
M.S in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Loyola College of Maryland 

"My goal as the Director of Academic Advising and Support is to support all students as they navigate their college experience, whether it is through working with their success advisor, an academic coach, our Office of Accessibility Services, or other programs on campus. I believe that every student should know and feel that they belong, that they are important, and they bring value to Goucher." 

Jessica Allen

Jessica Allen, Success Advisor

B.A. in Biology and Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
M.A. in Spanish (Concentration in Translating and Translation Studies) from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
M.S. in Higher Education Research, Policy, and Administration from Goucher College

"As a Success Advisor, I seek to foster persistence and student success by supporting students' academic and personal goals and interests. With guidance, I hope that students develop the skills needed to excel personally and academically at Goucher."

Anne Davis

Anne Brizzolara Davis, Success Advisor  

B.A. in English and Communication from the University of Delaware 
M.A. in English from the University of Delaware 
J.D. from the University of Baltimore 

"My goal is to guide students on their exploration of the diverse opportunities that a liberal arts education offers and to facilitate informed and rewarding decisions about coursework as well as their chosen fields of study. I enjoy discovering each student's goals and interests and, in turn, helping them discover their best path to success in college and beyond." 

Kendyl Walker

Kendyl Walker, Success Advisor 

B.A. in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania 
M.Ed. in College Student Personnel from Ohio University 

"My name is Kendyl Walker, and I am a Success Advisor.  With this role, my goal is to provide students with resources to help them succeed in their new transition.  What I hope students take away from our meetings is an understanding of their value and potential as they set goals for the future." 

Amanda Freeman

Amanda Freeman, Coordinator of Accessibility Services
Office of Accessibility Services 

B.S. Towson University, Psychology 
M.A. Towson University, Professional Studies, Disability Studies Concentration 

"As the Coordinator of Accessibility Services, my goal is to empower students, foster independence and promote a culture of inclusivity within the Goucher community.  I believe that disability is an integral element of diversity and I aim to create a campus environment where all people are welcomed and valued."   

Santa Wallace

Santa Marie Wallace, Accessibility Assistant

B.A., Goucher College, Dept. of Sociology, 2011  
M.A., California Baptist University, Disability Studies, Disability Policy Concentration, 2014 

"By utilizing my experiences and education, I strive to assist individuals, especially those with disabilities, in circumventing attitudinal, social, and institutional challenges to enhance their education and become active, viable participants in our communities."

Kathleen Kammer Hake

Kathleen Kammer Hake, Academic Coach History from the University of Baltimore 
M.Ed. in Educational Policy Studies from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 
Graduate Certificate in Women, Leadership, and Change from the Johns Hopkins University 

"My goal is to create opportunities for students to learn the skills and strategies they need to become effective independent learners. I enjoy coaching students through the process of learning specific skills that will allow them to feel a sense of mastery, confidence, and joy in their classes and college experiences." 


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