Meet Our Staff

Appointments can be scheduled with all CEC advisors through the online scheduling tool Starfish, found in your MyUW portal.

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CEC Professional Staff

Audrey Cowling


Career Advisor

Schedule an appointment with Audrey through Starfish 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

schedule an appointment with Claire through starfish 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


Schedule an appointment with Jon through Starfish 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


Assistant Director

Schedule an appointment with Michelle through Starfish 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.

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