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Leonor Wangensteen

she/her/ella Academic Advisor, University of Notre Dame

Leonor Wangensteen is an Academic Advisor for engineering majors at the University of Notre Dame, where she earned a BA in 2003 and an MA in 2009. She was the inaugural Director of the Dream ND Community and developed campus support for undocumented and DACA students over the past decade. Her work shows relentless dedication toward issues of diversity, inclusivity, and equality in higher education, including scholarship of best practices in advising underrepresented and vulnerable student populations. As an active member of NACADA, she offers advising resources, etutorials, presentations, publications, and consulting services.

Email Address lwangens@nd.edu
LinkedIn LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/leonor-wangensteen-b8722946/
State Indiana
Webpage https://studentenrichment.nd.edu/programming/for-undocumented-daca-students/
Social Media https://nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/Working-with-Undocu-Dreamer-and-Immigrant-Students-Index.aspx
Main area of practice
  • Academic Advising/Support
  • College Access
  • Graduate/Professional School
  • Study Abroad/Advance Parole
  • Undoc Student Center/Liaison
Specializes in These Areas
  • Non-traditional students
  • STEM
  • Arts
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI)
  • Activism
Examples of current or past work Past work 1 link
Aspirations for this online directory Connect and collaborate with other scholar practitioners. Provide safe resources and mentorship for immigrant students. Be part of a caring community who aim to improve access and equity in education and beyond.
I'm open to... Networking, Mentoring