Patrick Randolph is the Director for the Goldman Center for Student Accessibility. Patrick attended the Louisiana State University School of Allied Health Professions, where he secured a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling (’95), as well as a Master of Health Sciences in Rehabilitation Counseling (’97).
Patrick has more than 20 years of professional experience in the field of Disability Services, and has served in his current capacity at Tulane University since 2009. Patrick is an avid sports fan and active supporter of Tulane, LSU, the Pelicans, and the Saints. Most weekends, you can find Patrick taking in a soccer match or enjoying one of the many festivals throughout the city.
Angela James is the Assistant Director for the Goldman Center for Student Accessibility in the Division for Student Affairs. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Approved LPC-Supervisor for the State of Louisiana. Angela has gained experience working in several areas of Student Affairs including Disability Services, Student Engagement, and University Counseling Services. Her educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in Communications and a master’s degree in Counselor Education with an emphasis on Student Affairs. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in Counselor Education & Supervision from the University of New Orleans. Her professional work has included writing, teaching, and presenting on a myriad of topics related to accessibility, counseling, leadership development, and diversity & inclusion.
A lifelong Southeast Louisiana native, Angela loves all things New Orleans including the food, festivals, and football, which is twice the fun with family and friends. Don’t be surprised to find Angela roaming around the city with a camera, book, or journal in tow.
Sophie Hiss, PhD
Sophie Hiss is the Learning Specialist at the Goldman Center. She grew up in Oklahoma City and attended Penn State as an undergraduate where she earned a BA in Psychology. After graduation she moved to New Orleans and taught special education in the Recovery School District in New Orleans. During this time she taught students with a wide range of disabilities and led an after school reading intervention group for students with and without disabilities. To further her learning she went on to earn her PhD from the University of Southern California in Educational Psychology where she studied the impact of social interactions on motivation and learning. After earning her degree she worked as an institutional researcher at a community college, a data consultant for multiple non-profits, and as a compliance coordinator for the special education department at Carver High School in New Orleans.
When she is not working at Tulane, Sophie enjoys watching sports, cooking, and reading.
Kelsey Jannerson is an Access Coordinator for the Goldman Center for Student Accessibility, who primarily focuses on administering assistive technology. She has lived all over the United States and ultimately settled in New Orleans for the warm weather and whacky community. Kelsey received her Bachelor of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies in 2014 from Mount Holyoke College, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree at Tulane in Disaster Resilience Leadership.
Kelsey has a long standing interest in underlying intersections between chronic illness, trauma, and mental health. In her spare time, Kelsey can be found reading books, playing old-school video games, doing yoga, cooking, teaching Hebrew school, and hiking.
Evan Keller is an Access Coordinator for the Goldman Center for Student Accessibility, and is primarily responsible for managing the Testing Center. He is originally from Cincinnati and moved to New Orleans in 2016. Evan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classics and a Master of Arts in Italian, both from The Ohio State University. He has several years of experience teaching college courses in Italian, and has held a number of other positions at universities and in other industries.
When not serving students, Evan enjoys reading, baking, traveling, zazen, binging on Netflix, and spending time with his family.
Lindsey Klemens is an Access Coordinator for the Goldman Testing Center. Originally from Philadelphia, she moved to New Orleans in 2010 to attend Tulane University. She graduated in 2014 with her Bachelor of Arts, after majoring in Communications and minoring in Gender and Sexuality Studies. As an alumna, you can find her cheering for the Tulane football team. When not on campus, Lindsey loves taking her dogs to the levee, working on craft projects, reading, listening to podcasts, and watching the Saints play.
Jo Ellen St. Ann
Jo Ellen St. Ann is the Administrative Sectary for the Goldman Center for Student Accessibility. Jo Ellen joined the Tulane University community in February 2008 to provide administrative support to the Goldman Center. Previously, she was a ward clerk at Tulane University Hospital. When not serving students, Jo Ellen can be found spending her time with her family and friends.