Sandy Seidel was appointed as Director of Studies in July 2014. As Director of Studies for the International Residential College, Sandy works with the Principal, the IRC Community Fellows and the IRC Council to build a caring and mindful community. She also provides informal and formal academic advising and mentoring to students for academic, professoinal and personal development.
Sandy has been in the Dean's Office in the College of Arts and Sciences since 2005. She teaches a course on human biology in the Biology Department and also teaches a COLA- a College Advising Seminar for first-semester first year students. Sandy earned a B.A. in Biology from the College of William and Mary and an M.E. and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from U.Va.