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Jill J. Tomkins

Jill J. Tomkins School of Management

Director, Student Services

319-335-2686
jill-tomkins@uiowa.edu
E431  Pomerantz Center
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • MA in International Law and Human Rights, University for Peace, San Jose, Costa Rica, 2008
  • BA in Political Science, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2002
  • Study Abroad (spring), American University, Cairo, Egypt, 2001

    Awards

    • Iowa City Human Rights Commission International Award, 2009

                Current & Prior Positions

                • Coordinator, MBA Global Learning & Student Services, Henry B. Tippie School of Management, The University of Iowa, August 2012 - Present
                • Volunteer Center and Community Impact Coordinator, United Way of Johnson County, 2010 - 2012
                • Refugee Community Resource Supervisor , Lutheran Services in Iowa, 2009 - 2010
                • Resettlement Expert (Yemen), UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), 2009 - 2009
                • Volunteer researcher and writer, UN Policy Development and Evaluation Services, 2008 - 2008
                • Field Team Leader (Ghana), Overseas Processing Entity (Refugee resettlement), 2006 - 2007
                • Projects Coordinator (Ghana), Orphanage Africa, 2005 - 2005
                • Intern (Ghana), Women in Law and Development in Africa, 2005 - 2005
                • Fulbright Scholar (Malaysia), Fulbright Program, 2003 - 2004
                • Pro Bono Legal Advisor (Egypt), Refugee Legal Aid Project, 2003 - 2003

                      Committees and Professional Service

                      • UI Human Rights Committee, 2013-current