Dr. Korine Steinke Wawrzynski is the Assistant Dean for Academic Initiatives and Director for Undergraduate Research in the Provost’s Office at Michigan State University (MSU). She also serves as an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Student Affairs Administration master’s degree program. Dr. Wawrzynski is an active member of the Council on Undergraduate Research, where she serves as a Councilor and has co-chaired two national conferences. Her research interests include innovative learning opportunities for undergraduate students, the experiences of women leaders in higher education, and collaborative partnerships between academic and student affairs. She has earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Monmouth College, a master’s degree in College Student Personnel, and a doctorate in Higher Education Administration, both from Bowling Green State University.