Stefanie Burke is the Assistant Dean & Director of First-Year Experience at Lehigh University. She earned her B.A. in Political Science at James Madison University and her M.S. in Student Affairs & Higher Education at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Stefanie worked in leadership development at the University of South Carolina prior to coming to Lehigh in December 2012 as the Assistant Director of Leadership Development. In August 2015, Stefanie was excited to take on her current role to work directly with first-year students and their transition. Outside of work, Stefanie enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Alan, and dog, Jack, and teaching zumba at a local gym.