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UTeach-Liberal Arts Staff


Eric Bowles

Assistant Director and Academic Advisor
(512) 232-3480 BEL 224

Eric began his career in higher education in 1998 at the University of Texas at San Antonio where he worked with the Enrollment Service Center.  In 1999 Eric started his UT-Austin career working with campus activities where he managed the Student Organization Center.  Eric joined UTeach-Liberal Arts in 2005 as the academic advisor after working in the Department of Economics for three years as an advisor.  Eric is currently assistant director and academic advisor for UTeach-LA. Eric earned his B.A. in English at UTSA and holds a master’s degree in education from UT-Austin in higher education administration.  Eric also teaches and helps administer the Rapoport Service Scholarship Program and works closely with UT’s Global Initiative for Education and Leadership. Eric has been awarded the Texas Exes Vick Advising Award, the Outstanding Advisor award from Liberal Arts Council, and was a certificate of merit winner for Outstanding Institutional Advising Program in 2013.


Soo Aldrich

UTeach-LA Office Manager
(512) 232-2143 BEL 224

Soo Aldrich joined the UTeach-Liberal Arts program in 2010 and serves as its office manager. Soo began her career in higher education in 1998 at the University of Florida’s Engineering Research Center where she coordinated meetings and undergraduate research programs. She later moved to the Washington, DC area and was the Director of Meetings and Membership for eight years at a non-profit trade association. Soo earned her B.A. in History and certificate in secondary education from the University of Texas at Austin.


Lori Hahn

Administrative Associate/Webmaster 
(512) 232-2789 BEL 224

Lori joined the UTeach-Liberal Arts staff in November 2014. She previously worked at Pepperdine University for seven years where she held managerial and coordinator positions in the Alumni Affairs Office. Prior to working in the higher education sector, she worked in public education for six years, teaching K-8 in Fairfax SD, Alief ISD, and Katy ISD. Lori received her teaching credential from California State University, Bakersfield in 1993 and also earned a B.B.A. in management from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991.