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Student Advising

Academic Advising

The DAAS Faculty and Staff remain available for student advising by phone, video chat, and/or email. We are eager to provide assistance to all students, including DAAS majors and minors, students currently taking DAAS classes, and students who may want to take their first DAAS classes. Please reach out to us if you have questions about spring/summer term classes, fall and winter classes, DAAS major or minor requirements, or any other questions that we might help to answer. 

Jaleesa Miller

Student Services Coordinator

Jaleesa joined DAAS as the Student Services Coordinator in July 2023. Please email her to declare or modify your major/minor concentration, for degree audits, and degree releases. If you would like to obtain suggestions for course selection based on your major requirements and interests, please email one of our faculty advisors below to schedule an appointment.


Office Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Click here to book an appointment.

Scott Ellsworth

Academic Advisor

As an academic advisor in DAAS, Professor Scott Ellsworth is available to mentor students and offer general academic support. He can answer students' questions about the DAAS major and minor and offer suggestions for course selection.  Professor Ellsworth is also available to offer suggestions for career planning, honing writing and research skills, improving course performance, navigating the university's student support offices, finding internships, writing resumes, and securing letters of reference.

Email: | Phone: 734-763-7778

Office Hours: If you'd like to set up a phone call, Skype, or Zoom meeting with Scott, email him at 

Paul C. Johnson

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Email: | Phone: 734-763-5523

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