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Consortium on Law and Values
in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences
316 Johnston Hall
101 Pleasant St. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

(612) 625-0055 phone
(612) 624-9143 fax
consortm@umn.edu

Johnston Hall map and photo

We are located on the East Bank of the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus.

  • Tracey Mavetz
    Tracey Mavetz
    (612) 625-7748

    Tracey Mavetz is Executive Assistant for the Consortium. She provides administrative support and manages events, including registration and continuing education credits. Prior to joining the Consortium, she worked at the Science Museum of Minnesota. Tracey is a graduate of Bemidji State University. 

  • James Oliphant
    James Oliphant
    (612) 626-5624

    James Oliphant is the Administrative Director for the Consortium. He is responsible for managing all of the Consortium's grants and research projects, administering the Consortium's Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and assists with the programs' daily financial management and annual budgeting. Prior to working for the Consortium, James served in several lead administrative and grant roles at the University of Washington, including as the Administrative Director for the Center for Neurotechnology, an NSF-funded Engineering Research Center (ERC).

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    Matthew Tveter
    (612) 625-2948

    Matt Tveter is the Director of Strategic Communications and Outreach for the Consortium. He oversees all communications and marketing activities, including strategy, media relations and outreach. He holds a master’s degree in Strategic Communication from the University’s Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication. Prior to working for the Consortium, he led the University's communications efforts related to financial aid and worked for a public school district that focused on improving intercultural competency and student achievement.

  • Susan M. Wolf, JD, Founding Chair of the Consortium
    Susan M. Wolf, JD
    (612) 301-3905, (612) 625-3406

    Professor Susan M. Wolf is the McKnight Presidential Professor of Law, Medicine & Public Policy; Faegre Baker Daniels Professor of Law; and Professor of Medicine. She is Chair of the Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences and Founding Director of the Joint Degree Program in Law, Science & Technology.