Chancellor's Honors Graduate Assistant
Rachel Gustafson works with the Chancellor's Honors Program as the Graduate Assistant.
Her responsibilities include:
Ms. Gustafson's responsibilities include:
- Advising students and providing them with enriched information that helps them grow in their educational journey.
- Planning and organizing program events, lectures, and lecture series
- Providing assistance with administrative tasks that further the goals of the Chancellor's Honors Program.
- Collecting information for the weekly newsletter and blog to promote the program's events and student reflections
Rachel Gustafson is a doctoral student in the school psychology program at the University of Tennessee. Born and raised in Negaunee, Michigan, Rachel received her Bachelor of Science in psychology from Northern Michigan University. She then completed her master’s in health administration from Weber State in Ogden, Utah. During this time, Rachel worked for Children’s Protective Services and later in community mental health as a program supervisor. After realizing she adored working with children, Ms. Gustafson decided to pursue her doctorate in school psychology. She is excited to begin working with children again and to help them succeed academically, socially, and emotionally. Rachel is thrilled to be a Volunteer and loves her new home in Knoxville. Aside from academics, Rachel enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her husband and their two dogs.