Elizabeth Kalinowski Ohrt comes to Mason from the Greater Twin Cities area of Minnesota. She completed both her B.A. in Anthropology and M.S. in Counseling and Student Affairs from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Education at Mason. During her career she has worked with housing, activities and advising units but is most passionate about academic advising. She has focused her research and programming efforts on academic and student affairs partnership programs. Her hobbies include reading, down-hill skiing, visiting her family's lake cabin and exploring D.C.!