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IPSR Staff


Mandy Frank

Education Program Specialist
607 Blake Hall
(785) 864-7854

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B.A., Political Science, University of Vermont, 2009.
M.A., Communication Studies with an emphasis in Critical Rhetoric, Kansas State University, 2013.
M.S.E., Higher Education Administration, University of Kansas, 2018.

Mandy joined the institute in January 2018.


  • Provides administrative support to research teams, IPSR research center directors, and IPSR staff.

  • Manages and provides support for conferences, workshops, and other events.

  • Processes travel, initiates purchases, and processes invoices for sponsored research.

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