Kimberly MooreDr. Kimberly Moore

Associate Vice President & Dean of Students

Phone: 513-529-1877

Dr. Kimberly Moore has been the Associate Vice President for Student Life & Dean of Students since July 2018. Prior to Miami, Kimberly gained progressively responsible student affairs experience in student conduct, student activities, sorority and fraternity life, off-campus student life, crisis management, and retention and academic support services. In her most recent role as Assistant Dean of Students at Loyola University Chicago, Kimberly served the campus community through advocacy, support, and the advisement of the Student Government of Loyola Chicago. Kimberly has a bachelor’s degree from Saint Mary’s College (Notre Dame, IN), a master’s in higher education from Loyola University Chicago, and a doctorate in leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service in Higher Education from Cardinal Stritch University.

Sherry Martin

Administrative Assistant, Office of the Dean of Students

Phone: 513-529-1877

Dr. Gwen Fears, Associate Dean of StudentsDr. Gwen Fears

Associate Dean of Students

Phone: 513-529-1877

Dr. Fears is the Associate Dean of Students for Transition and Assessment. She began her position at Miami in August 2011. Gwen oversees the offices of Orientation and Transition Programs and Parent and Family Programs, and works on assessment initiatives for the Division of Student Life. Gwen earned a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Utah and completed her Master of Science in Student Affairs in Higher Education and Bachelor of Arts in Technical Journalism from Colorado State University. Prior to coming to Miami, Gwen worked at the University of Utah and Western State College of Colorado gaining experience in orientation, leadership development, parent programming, National Student Exchange, and academic advising.

Christina Carrubba WhetstineDr. Christina Carrubba-Whetsine

Director of the Rinella Learning Center

Phone: 513-529-8741

Dr. Christina Carrubba-Whetstine is the Director of the Rinella Learning Center, Miami University’s primary academic support unit. Christina joined Miami University in 2000 and has provided academic support and various levels of leadership to the Rinella Learning Center since 2002. She earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in history from the University of Indianapolis in 1998 and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Educational Leadership in 2015. Dr. Carrubba-Whetstine is committed to providing services to students so that they may transform their learning processes, develop the capacity to reflect on their educational experience, integrate new perspectives into their worldview, and develop an internal voice that will guide them in their life-long learning journey. Christina also teaches a graduate seminar as adjunct assistant professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education program on Critical Thinking in Writing. 

Sexual and Interpersonal Violence Response Coordinator

Phone: 513-529-1870

Miami's Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students serves as the primary source of support for students who experience Title IX violations, which include sexual assault, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. We encourage you to reach out to us so we can help you do the following: 1) provide connections to medical and mental health treatment, 2) help you report the incident to the police and inform you of how to pursue disciplinary action, 3) assist you with accessing academic and living support services, and 4) support you with emotional health and other needs.

Vicka Bella RobinsonDr. Vicka Bell-Robinson

Director of Residence Life

Phone: 513-529-4000

Dr. Vicka Bell-Robinson began serving as the Director of Residence Life in July, 2017 approximately 10 years after she joined the Miami University in a different role. Prior to joining Miami, she held positions at North Central College and Ball State University. She has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Illinois, a Master of Education in College Student Personnel from Grand Valley State University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership from Miami University. Dr. Bell-Robinson is well versed in diversity and inclusion, facility management, assessment, staff training and development, as well as establishing effective campus partnerships.

Mr. Tim ParsonsTim Parsons

Emergency Case Manager, Office of the Dean of Students

Phone: 513-529-1877

Mr. Parsons began in the position of Emergency Case Manager in September of 2008. As the Emergency Case Manager, Tim helps to support students throughout the campus who are dealing with particularly stressful issues that may impact their ability to be successful at Miami. Tim graduated from Wright State University in 1996 with his Master of Science degree and is a licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Ohio. He also obtained his Master of Divinity degree in Theology from United Theological Seminary in 1993 and did his undergraduate work at the Ohio State University. Prior to coming to Miami,  he and his family were living in Malaysia and working in an international school.

Ann JamesAnn James

Director of Community Standards

Phone: 513-529-1417 

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 Senior 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.

Andy ZeislerAndrew Zeisler

Director of Student Disability Services

Phone: 513-529-1541

Mr. Zeisler began his career coordinating services for students with disabilities at Miami in November of 1988. He has been Director of Disability Services since 1994, and he oversees a committed and talented staff of professionals who coordinate reasonable accommodations, support services, and resources to ensure equal access to education and university life for students with disabilities. Andrew graduated from Miami with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1988, earned his Master's Degree in Educational Psychology from Miami in 2000, and has served on the 1809 LGBT Alumni Board of Trustees through the Alumni Association since 2004.