Desirée Neyens

Graduate Academice Advisor
Primary office:
(785) 864-0386
Bailey Hall
University of Kansas
1440 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045


Desirée provides administrative and advising support for several graduate programs in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. She supports graduate students throughout their time at KU from admission through graduation, and she helps both graduate faculty and students navigate University policies and procedures. The departments/areas/programs she collaborates with are:

  • Communication Studies
  • Center for East Asian Studies
  • Center for Global and International Studies
  • Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies
  • Center for Russian, Eastern European & Eurasian Studies 
  • Graduate Certificate in Peace & Conflict Studies

Desirée joined COGA in 2020, but she began working at the University of Kansas in 2014. She earned a B.S. in Psychology from Indiana State University, an M.A. in English from Emporia State University, and an MLS (Master of Library Sciences) from Emporia State University.

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