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School of Labor and Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Katherine Eriksen

Assistant Director, Graduate Online Programs

111 LER Building, 504 E. Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820


MS, Academic Advising, Kansas State University
MS, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois
BA, Jewish, Islamic and Near Eastern Studies, Washington University, St. Louis


Katherine serves at the primary contact for students pursuing LER’s online MHRIR program. She leads recruitment, admissions, and career and student services for online students. Additionally, Katherine coordinates course administration with LER faculty and the Illinois Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning to deliver high quality online instruction.


2015-2016, Online Program Coordinator, School of Labor & Employment Relations, University of Illinois
2011-2014, Assistant Director of Career Services, Graduate College, University of Illinois
2010-2011, Program Coordinator, Mortenson Center for International Library Programs, University of Illinois