Connect with the Life Design Lab this Summer

Although the Life Design Lab at Homewood remains physically closed, we are here for you virtually. The LDL supports and serves all Krieger and Whiting undergraduates and masters students, regardless of post-graduate plans. Through the LDL you have access to life design programs and courses, experiential learning opportunities, and connections with alumni and employers.

During the Summer semester, we remain open and encourage you to engage us with your questions and requests. Students, find your life design educator, resource or programming below. Employers, alumni, parents and prospective students can find relevant information on their pages in the menu.

Your Life Design Educator is Available

While at Hopkins, it is likely that you will have more than one Life Design Educator supporting your exploration and growth. Start by identifying educators that align with your academics, co-curriculars and interests.

Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

  • Lauren Barrett (Public Health)
  • Nadine Goldberg (Humanities)
  • Michael Gonzales (KSAS First Year Students)
  • Justin Lorts (Biological Science)
  • Karen Mardock (Brain Sciences)
  • Tessa McKenzie (Social Sciences)
  • Smiti Nathan (Physical and Environmental Sciences)

Whiting School of Engineering

  • Leah Banks (BME)
  • Emily Hogan (CS, ECE)(ChemBE, AMS, MatSci, CaSE)
  • Matthew Golden (MechE)
  • Louise Lasalle (ChemBE, AMS, MatSci, CaSE)
  • Smiti Nathan (EHE)
  • Mark Savage (Engineering Masters Programs)
  • Sonjala Williams (AMS Graduate Programs)
  • Andrea Wiseman (WSE First Year Students)

Seizing Opportunities, Access, and Relationships (SOAR)

  • Hope Burke (Student Leadership and Involvement)
  • Michael Gonzales (KSAS First Year Students)
  • Jess Harlee (Student-Athletes)
  • Alayna Hayes
  • Carlos Medina (Center for Student Success)
  • Clifton Shambry (Diversity and Inclusion)
  • Andrea Wiseman (WSE First Year Students)

Virtual Drop-In Office Hours

Summer Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 10am-4pm

Our Virtual Drop-In Office Hours provide you with the opportunity to access Life Design Educators (LDEs) in a single, consistent Zoom Room.

  1. Find the LDE aligned with your academic department(s) or co-curricular area of interest above.
  2. You can contact your LDE via their emails.
  3. However, all of our LDEs are available to help support you, whenever you are available to drop-in. Click the red button below to drop-in.

Meet with a LDE


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