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Ariel Mallett

Ariel Mallett

Assistant to the Associate Dean for Research, Creative Work, and Strategic Initiatives

Contact

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Office: 2038 AA
Phone: (734) 936-3350

Curriculum Vitae

MA, University of Michigan Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education
BA, Anthropology and Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish and Islamic Studies, University of Michigan

Biography

Ariel joined the Stamps team as the Assistant to the Associate Dean for Research, Creative Work, and Strategic Initiatives in 2019 following completion of her MA in higher education at the University of Michigan Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education. Previously, Ariel spent four years at the College of Literature, Science, and Arts at UM where she gained a depth of experience in research administration. She coordinated the Transfer Bridges to the Humanities@Michigan program at LSA, a bilateral collaboration between Henry Ford College and UM to implement a $1.6M Mellon Foundation-funded initiative to support transfer students. And, at the International Institute, she was responsible for the administration of DISC (Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum), another Mellon initiative ($3M) to offer Islamic Studies courses across the Big Ten via videoconferencing.

In addition to her MA, Ariel holds a BA in anthropology and Arabic, Armenia, Persian, Turkish and Islamic Studies from UM and is proficient in Spanish and Arabic. In the last 10 years, Ariel has lived, worked, and studied in 14 countries across 6 continents. Her unique background supports her commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion endeavors here at the University of Michigan and her efforts have been recognized as a recipient of the LSA Distinguished Diversity Leadership Award. Additionally, she has a strong appreciation for creative practice, and is an active photographer, poet, visual artist, and writer.