Melissa is thrilled to be named as the next University Ombuds for Colorado State University. While this is a new position for her, Melissa has worked on campus since 2005 and brings extensive experience and a strong theoretical background in analyzing, mediating and managing disputes at the interpersonal and organization levels. Melissa earned a graduate degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Justice Studies from Montana State University. She’s is a member of the International Ombuds Association and the Association for Conflict Resolution.
In her spare time Melissa enjoys traveling with her children, water sports, watching Survivor, dancing and yoga.
Melissa can be reached by phone at 491-1527 or via email at Melissa.Emerson@colostate.edu. She is located in the General Services Building #316.