Meet Our Staff

Appointments can be scheduled with all CEC advisors through Starfish, a new online scheduling tool available at your MyUW page. Once you log-in to Starfish, use the search bar at the top right hand corner to search for the “Career Exploration Center” or find us in ” Your Services” under “My Success Network.”  For more detailed instructions, click here.

CEC Professional Staff

Audrey Cowling

Career Advisor

Appointments can be scheduled with Audrey through Starfish, a new online scheduling tool available at your MyUW page. For more detailed instructions, click here.

Education: B.A. in Psychology & Spanish, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; M.A. in Community Counseling, Marquette University
Work Experience: Several years in career & academic advising; one year in mental health counseling

Claire Peters

Career Advisor

Appointments can be scheduled with Claire through Starfish, a new online scheduling tool available at your MyUW page. For more detailed instructions, click here.

Education: B.A. in Journalism, UW-Madison; M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language, University of Montana; M.S. in Counseling, UW-Madison

Work Experience: Career and academic advising since 2000; many years working in Yellowstone National Park; small-business entrepreneurship

Jonathon Ferguson

Director

Appointments can be scheduled with Jonathon through Starfish, a new online scheduling tool available at your MyUW page. For more detailed instructions, click here.

Education: A.A., William Rainey Harper College; B.A. with a major in History, Northern Illinois University; M.S. Ed. in Adult & Higher Education, Northern Illinois University

Work Experience: 5 years’ full-time experience in retail; career and academic advising since 2005

Michelle Jackson

Career Advisor

Appointments can be scheduled with Michelle through Starfish, a new online scheduling tool available at your MyUW page. For more detailed instructions, click here.

Education: B.A. in Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S. in Educational Psychology, emphasis in Community Counseling, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Work Experience: Over 2 years working in career counseling and advising, as well as several years working in behavioral health and mental health counseling.

Rebecca Bradbury

Career Advisor

Appointments can be scheduled with Rebecca through Starfish, a new online scheduling tool available at your MyUW page. For more detailed instructions, click here.

Education: B.A. with a major in Sociology, Kenyon College; M Ed. in Human Development Counseling from Vanderbilt University

Work Experience: Spent a decade working in IT consulting, and has since worked as a career advisor at Vanderbilt University, Wake Forest University School of Business, and UW-Madison