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We have moved! The Goldman Center is now in the basement of the Howard Tilton Library, Suites B-25 and B-30.

Goldman Center Staff Members

Dario Bayardo
Director

email: dbayardo@tulane.edu

Dario Bayardo (he/him) is the Director for the Goldman Center for Student Accessibility in the Division for Student Affairs where he leads the team in its mission of ensuring that the campus community knows that great minds think differently. He holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Arizona State University and brings more than a decade of combined experience in special education and disability services to Tulane. He is currently finishing a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Loyola University New Orleans. Originally from Southern California, Dario enjoys staying active with activities like running, hiking, and biking. While he enjoys the amazing cuisine that New Orleans has to offer, he is still a die-hard fan of Mexican food. 

Angela James, MA
Assistant Director 

email: ajames11@tulane.edu

Angela James (she/her) is the Assistant Director for the Goldman Center. 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
Learning Specialist

e-mail: shiss@tulane.edu

Sophie Hiss (she/her) 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.


Evan Keller, MA
Access Coordinator - Goldman Testing Center 

e-mail: ekeller1@tulane.edu

Evan Keller (he/him) 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.


Jo Ellen Reyes
Access Coordinator - Goldman Testing Center

e-mail: jstann@tulane.edu

Jo Ellen Reyes (she/her) is an Access Coordinator for the Goldman Center for Student Accessibility, primarily working in the Testing Center. 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.


Sarah Moore, MA
Access Coordinator - Assistive Technology Specialist 

email: smoore17@tulane.edu

Sarah Moore (she/her) is the Access Coordinator for the Goldman Center tasked with coordinating all assistive technology and notetaking accommodations. A local of the River Parishes, Sarah attended Hendrix College in Arkansas where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology ('17) before earning her Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling ('20) from Rollins College in Florida. Sarah gained experience working with college students at Rollins College through accessibility services (assistive technology and testing accommodations) and through college counseling services (therapy and counseling for traditional and nontraditional students alike). In her spare time, Sarah enjoys house projects such as gardening, going for long walks in the park, and unironically enjoying the cinematic experience that is the Star Wars prequels. 


Matt Hughes, MBA
Access Coordinator - Goldman Testing Center 

email: mhughes13@tulane.edu

Matt Hughes (he/him) is an Access Coordinator for the Goldman Center, primarily working in the Testing Center. Originally from North Carolina, Matt completed his undergraduate work at Wake Forest University and went on to earn a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of New Orleans. Prior to joining the Goldman team, he worked for two years in Case Management at Tulane. He also has a professional background in journalism, marketing, and social media.  During his free time, Matt is active in the local music scene.  


Raven Campbell, MBA
Administrative Secretary

email: rcampbell3@tulane.edu

Raven Campbell (she/her) is the Administrative Sectary for the Goldman Center for Student Accessibility. Raven has a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Grambling State University and has a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Currently, Raven will be pursuing her doctorate in Adult Learning from Northwestern State University.  

A lifelong River Parish native, Raven loves all New Orleans sports, festivals, museums, Broadway musicals, as well as spending time with family and friends.