Mary Poellinger

Position title: Administrative Specialist



Mary joined the department in 2017 and assists with a broad range of administrative activities, including research operations, faculty development, purchasing/procurement, and DEI initiatives. She achieved her MA at the National University of Ireland-Galway and a PhD in English at the University of Leeds. Before this, she obtained her bachelor’s degree in her home city of Oshkosh. She enjoys spending time at Madison’s festivals, concerts, and lakes!