Alan is a nationally recognized academic advisor with over 16 years advising experience. Alan has previously worked for the University of Arizona, where he has the program coordinator of the graduate nursing program, as well as the assistant director of academic advisor for the Zuckerman College of Public Health. In his position at the College of Public Health, Alan also supervised hundreds of internships as well as advising students who had an interest in becoming doctors, nurses, therapists and other health profressions. More recently Alan is a Academic Success Coordinator at the School of International Letters and Cultures advising the language majors and minors. Alan is married to Dr. Sara Beaudrie, who is a professor in SILC.