Sharla Cruse is an Academic Advisor at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park. Her responsibilities include advising undergraduate students majoring in Literature, Language, & Writing and Psychology. She also serves as the Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator for the KU Edwards Campus. Sharla graduated with a Bachelor’s in Psychology, a Master’s in Criminology & Criminal Justice, a Master’s in Counseling, and completed her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology & Research from the University of Kansas in 2015. She has been working with students in higher education for over ten years in Texas and Kansas, and joined KU Edwards in 2015.