Associate Director, Student Affairs, Academic Advising and Financial Aid

About Milvia Rodriguez

Milvia Rodriguez is the Associate Director of Student Affairs, Academic Advising and Financial Aid, at Harris Public Policy; she came to Harris from the world of academic teaching, music performance, and student affairs. At Harris, Milvia serves as an academic advisor for the Master in Public Policy Program and oversees student financial aid advising and processing. In addition, Milvia provides staff support to a number of student organizations, including Minorities in Public Policy, Latin American Matters, and Black Action for Public Policy.

Prior to joining Harris, Milvia worked with the administrative team of the Norris University Center at Northwestern University and was a lecturer at Nova Southeastern University and Belmont University. At Belmont, Milvia also served as staff accompanist for the Belmont Opera and instrumental/voice faculty studios.

Milvia holds a doctorate in musical arts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She also holds a master's in higher education from Northwestern University and a master's in piano performance from Gnessin Academic of Music in Moscow, Russia. She is originally from Havana, Cuba.