About our Team


About our Team

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About our Response Team

There are a number of qualified individuals who work at the university in response to incidents of sexual harassment (in all its forms). You may work with one or more of the individuals listed below should you choose to use the services on campus. If we can support you in any way, please don't hesitate to reach out to a member of our team. For clarity we have indicated confidential or designated reporter for each person.

 

Renae DeSautel
Interim Assistant Dean of Students for Crisis Response and Prevention

Renae DeSautel, Designated Reporter
Interim Assistant Dean of Students for Crisis Response and Prevention

Renae has spent the last 15 years working directly with survivors of interpersonal violence in a variety of settings, including community non-profits, governmental agencies, and higher education. She holds a maste's degree in social welfare from UC Berkeley and a bachelor's degree in psychology and economics from Southern Oregon University. She has also served as a fellow in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at the UC San Francisco Medical School. Renae currently serves as the Interim Assistant Dean of Students for Prevention and Response, where she works to coordinate a caring response to students in crisis as well as support our prevention and educational initiatives.

Lori Dunnihoo
Assistant Director of Crisis Intervention and Sexual Violence Support Services

Lori Dunnihoo, Confidential Employee
Assistant Director of Crisis Intervention and Sexual Violence Support Services

Lori Dunnihoo, Assistant Director of Crisis Intervention and Sexual Violence Support Services, has a masters degree in social work from Portland State University and a bachelors degree in family and human services from the University of Oregon. Lori has fifteen years of experience working and living in the Eugene Springfield community. She is passionate about supporting students during difficult situations and providing a place where people feel safe and can learn about their options. 

Jessica Haymaker
Sexual Violence Response and Support Services Coordinator

Jessica Haymaker, Confidential Employee
Sexual Violence Response and Support Services Coordinator

Jessica has worked in the field of domestic and sexual violence prevention and response for 10 years. Previously, Jessica has served as a community-based advocate, a campus-based advocate, and a statewide trainer addressing sexual assault and domestic violence. Jessica’s background includes providing trauma-informed advocacy, survivor-centered services, education, and consult. She holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Kansas and a bachelor’s degree in social work from Kansas State University.

Rituparna Roy
Assistant Director of Sexual Violence Prevention and Education

Rituparna Roy, Confidential Employee
Assistant Director of Sexual Violence Prevention and Education

Ritu currently serves as the Assistant Director for Sexual Violence Prevention and Education at the University of Oregon. With her bachelor's degree in psychology from Louisiana State University and master's in social work from University of Texas at Austin, Ritu has worked in crisis response, direct services, and violence prevention since 2012 and is honored to be able to continue this valuable work here in the Pacific Northwest. She is dedicated to advocating for students that have historically been or currently are feeling silenced. Thus, she believes, we must acknowledge and collectively commit to ending all forms of oppression to effectively address the dynamics of interpersonal violence. Consequently, her survivor-centered approach includes an inter-sectional, holistic, community-organizing lens, which she endeavors to do with positivity, grace, and authenticity. She is also a passionate champion of chocolate being integral for healing and self-care; please be encouraged to stop her on-campus to say hello, ask questions, and most importantly, grab a goodie to sweeten your day!

Carrie Fuller
Interim Support Services Coordinator for Crisis Intervention

Carrie Fuller, Confidential Employee
Interim Support Services Coordinator for Crisis Intervention

Carrie is a UO alumna and is currently working toward her master's in social work from Portland State University. She has worked with families and youths in crisis, striving to support them in their times of need.

Additional University Support and Response Staff

Interpersonal Violence Response Team—University Counseling Center

Staff members in the University Counseling Center and on the Interpersonal Violence Response Team are confidential staff. This team will help students connect with trained individuals and other services. To see the complete definition and privacy policy explaining what this means please visit the Counseling Center's confidentiality and privacy policy on their website. 

 

Alisia Caban, Ph.D. Confidential Employee
Assistant Director, Sr. Staff Psychologist, 
Interpersonal Violence Response Coordinator, University Counseling Center

541-346-3227

Mariko Lin, Ph.D. Confidential Employee
Sr. Staff Psychologist,
Interpersonal Violence Response Team Member, University Counseling Center

541-346-3227

Susie Musch, Ph.D. Confidential Employee
Sr. Staff Psychologist,
Interpersonal Violence Response Team Member, University Counseling Center

541-346-3227

Stacie Rowan, Ph.D. Confidential Employee
Staff Psychologist and Case Manager,
Interpersonal Violence Response Team Member, University Counseling Center

541-346-3227


Medical Team—University Health Center

Rebecca Hagerwaite, RN, MSN, Confidential Employee
Family Nurse Practitioner
541-346-2770

Colleen Jones, RN, MSN, Confidential Employee
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
541-346-2770

Jolene Siemsen, RN, MSN, Confidential Employee
Adult Nurse Practitioner
541-346-2770

University Police Department

Kathy Flynn, Designated Reporter
Detective Sergeant
University of Oregon Police Department
541-346-9694

Office of the President—Division of Student Life

Darci Heroy, Designated Reporter
Associate Vice President, Title IX Coordinator
106 Johnson Hall
1098 E. 13th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403-5221
P: 541-346-8136
titleixcoordinator@uoregon.edu

Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity 

Vanessa Crakes, Designated Reporter
Equal Opportunity Specialist, Title IX Investigator
541-346-3123

Intercollegiate Athletics

Lisa Peterson, Designated Reporter
Senior Associate Athletic Director and Senior Women's Administrator
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics
541-346-5329

Ombuds Office

Brett Harris, Confidential Employee
University Ombudsperson
541-346-6400