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Meet Our Academic Coaches

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Professional Academic Coaches

Our professional academic coaches hold advanced degrees and bring a diversity of academic, professional, and personal experience to their roles. 

Jessie Schwab, PhD
Academic Coach
Read her bio and schedule a coaching appointment

Rachel Stumpf, PhD
Academic Coach
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Rhean Sun

Rhean Sun, MFA
Academic Coach
Read her bio(currently not taking appointments)

Jae Chung

Jae Chung, PhD
Associate Director
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Peer Academic Coaches

Our peer academic coaches are mid-to-late stage graduate or professional students who are familiar with the academic challenges at Stanford.

Leehi Yona

Leehi Yona, JD/PhD Student
Stanford Law School & E-IPER
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Lexie Adams, PhD Student
Chemical Engineering
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Jennifer Co, PhD Student
Chemistry
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Jamie Fine

Jamie Fine, JD, MFA, PhD Student
Modern Thought & Literature
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Bryen Irving, PhD Student
Physics
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Leah Matchett, PhD Student
Political Science
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Favour Nerrise, PhD Student
Electrical Engineering
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Chris Puntasecca

Chris Puntasecca, Medical Student
School of Medicine
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Mekedlawit Setegne, PhD Student
Chemistry
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Delaney Smith, PhD Student
Biochemistry
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Stefan Suazo, Law Student
Stanford Law School
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Valeria Vergani, PhD Student
Religious Studies
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