Mel Freitag, PhD
5173 Signe Skott Cooper Hall
PhD, University of Wisconsin–Madison
MA, Illinois State University
BA, Augsburg College
Dr. Freitag serves as the diversity officer and an associate clinical professor in the School of Nursing. She weaves the value of diversity and inclusion throughout the work of the school and serves historically underrepresented populations through mentorship, recruitment, and retention programs. Dr. Freitag’s scholarship explores how students’ voices and stories shape how and what it means to be a welcoming, supportive, and safe/brave school for all students, faculty, and staff.