Staff

Ann JamesDr. Ann James, Ph.D., Director

JamesA@MiamiOH.edu 

Ann earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics as well as her Master of Arts in Student Development from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. She recently completed her PhD in College Student Personnel at the University of Louisville. Ann joined Miami in 2018 as the Director of the Office of Community Standards after serving most recently as the Sr. Associate Dean of Students and Deputy Title IX Coordinator at Northern Kentucky University. She has 18 years of professional experience in student affairs work and is grateful for the opportunity to serve students in this way. When she’s not at work, Ann enjoys spending time with her spouse and kiddo and herding her two cats.

Enoch CarlstromEnoch Carlstrom, M.A., Assistant Director

carlstez@miamioh.edu

Enoch is a graduate of Ball State University where he earned his Bachelor of General Studies with a concentration in Nursing. He earned his Master of Arts in Post Secondary Education: Student Affairs from the University of Northern Iowa and began his career at Miami in July 2019. While at the University of Northern Iowa, Enoch worked in the Dean of Students Office as a graduate assistant for two years. As an undergraduate student, he was a founding father of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity and studied abroad for a semester in Australia.

Alex ButterfieldAlex Butterfield, M.Ed., Assistant Director

butteraw@miamioh.edu

Alex is a 2016 graduate of Miami University with a B.A. in Strategic Communication. He earned his M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Kent State University, where he also served as a graduate assistant in the Office of Student Conduct. Prior to coming to Miami, Alex worked as an academic advisor for the School of Business and Economics at Indiana University East. During his undergraduate career at Miami, Alex was a student manager at Erickson Dining Hall and a resident assistant with the Celebrate the Arts Living Learning Community.

Wesley HighleyWesley Highley, M.A.T.S., Title IX Investigator

HighleWC@MiamiOH.edu 

Wesley is a 2006 graduate of Miami University with B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering and an M.A. in Theology from Liberty University in 2017. Wesley returned to Miami as the Title IX Investigator & Student Conduct Case Manager for the Office of Community Standards in August 2018. He comes to Miami from ten years of service to Housing & Residential Education at the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth. During his undergraduate career at Miami, Wesley was a Resident Assistant, a SOUL, a member of the Club Ultimate Frisbee Team, and a referee at the Goggin Ice Center.

 

Bethany AllenBethany Allen, Hearing Coordinator

AllenB@MiamiOH.edu 

Bethany attended Ohio University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Communication. Prior to starting her career in higher education here at Miami in 2016, Bethany worked for ten years in the corporate world.Bethany has twice advanced (or been promoted) within the Office of Community Standards, starting as the Senior Program Assistant, then the Administrative Assistant, and is now working as the Hearing Coordinator. She lives near campus and enjoys raising her two kids in the beautiful town of Oxford!

Terra CollinsTerra Collins, Administrative Assistant

TrothTN@MiamiOH.edu 

Terra is a graduate of Miami University (’14) and started working here in October of 2018. While a student at Miami, Terra was a writing tutor while she majored in Sociology. Prior to coming back to Miami, Terra worked for the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation with the state of Ohio. She is an animal lover and currently has three cats and a dog- all rescue animals. In her downtime, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching hockey (go Blue Jackets!) and being outdoors.

Micah CurrentMicah Current, Senior Program Assistant

CurrenMC@MiamiOH.edu

Micah earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Performance from West Liberty University before starting here at Miami in 2016. Prior to beginning his career at Miami, Micah worked in pastoral ministry for six years before transitioning into higher education. His first position at Miami was that of Customer Services Associate in the H.O.M.E. Office and he now serves as the Senior Program Assistant in the Office of Community Standards. Micah is also on the staff at Bridgewater Church where he serves as the Worship Production Coordinator. He is married to Alicia, another Miami employee, and together they have two cats named Java and Gizmo!

Kiana AsadaKiana Asada, Doctoral Associate

asadakk@miamioh.edu

Kiana earned a Bachelor of Science in Community and Nonprofit Leadership from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She earned her Master of Science in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University. Kiana started her doctoral degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education with an Associateship in the Office of Community Standards at Miami in August 2019. Outside of school and work, Kiana loves to be active through playing ultimate frisbee, going on hikes, and playing with her three year old german shepherd.