Meet The Ombuds Team

  • Julia Heck, M.A. - University Ombuds

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    Julia Heck serves as University Ombuds in the Office of the Ombuds at Eastern Michigan University. Currently, Julia Heck is working towards her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) specializing in the training and development practices of Ombuds within higher education as a conflict resolution tool. She received her M.A. in Educational Leadership - Higher Education and Student Affairs from EMU, as well as a B.A. in Psychology and B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

    Julia is a dedicated, strategic educator and servant leader with an emphasis on conflict resolution, collaboration and restorative justice, continuous systemic redesign and improvement, program evaluation and assessment, retention, academic success, and personalized learner-centered growth and development. Her previous work includes a range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional experience working in university settings such as housing, student leadership, orientation, recognition and programming, and summer camps and conferences across large institutions, mid-sized institutions, and small institutions, both public and private.