Staff

Judith Krauss
Professor Emerita; Chair, University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct
203-432-4449

Judy Krauss, now Dean and Professor Emerita, has been a member of the Yale University School of Nursing faculty since 1971, serving as Dean from January 1985 through June 1998.   Professor Krauss was the founding Editor of Archives of Psychiatric Nursing in 1985 and served in that post for 20 years.  A longtime nursing educator and noted expert on care of people with serious and persistent mental disorders, she was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 1994.  In 1998, the American Academy of Nursing and the American Nurses Foundation appointed her Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), where she helped conduct the background research for the IOM report America’s Health Care Safety Net: Intact, But Endangered. She served as Head of Silliman College from July 2000 through June 2015 and Chair of the Yale University Council of Masters from July 2003 through June 2009; and from July 2014-through June 2015. She has served on numerous advisory committees to the President of the University and Dean of Yale College and has been a member of the UWC since 2018. 

Anita Sharif-Hyder
Senior Associate Director, University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct
203-432-8798

Anita Sharif-Hyder has training in counseling and has served as Senior Associate Director of the University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct since December 2014. At Yale since 2006, Anita previously served as Assistant Director of Programs and Admissions at Yale World Fellows. Anita has a background in psychology and international affairs, and professional experience in student services, restorative justice practices and higher education administration. Originally from Bangladesh, Anita has lived in Venezuela, Kuwait, Egypt and India and is conversant in five languages. She serves on the advisory board for the Asian-American Cultural Center and the Provost Office’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee.  Anita is also the Associate Head of Trumbull College.

Elizabeth Hurd Tiboni
Project Coordinator
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Elizabeth “Ellie” Hurd Tiboni joined the UWC in October 2023. At Yale in 2019, she supported the Chair’s Office in Neurology and Anesthesiology at the medical school, as well as the Institution on Social and Policy Studies (ISPS). She has a background in psychology and forensic psychology / criminal justice. Originally hailing from Minnesota, Ellie thoroughly enjoys the East Coast version of winter. She was married at the end of September and spends most of her free time outdoors or restoring a 1987 Volkswagen Vanagon with her husband.

Kelly Guerra
Project Coordinator
203-432-5193

Kelly Guerra joined Yale and the UWC as Project Coordinator in May 2024, after serving ten years as a middle school English teacher. She has a background in English, education, and psychology from Boston University and holds a Master’s in the Art of Teaching from Sacred Heart University. Kelly is an avid reader of all genres and is a member of a fiction writing group. Her short story, “Ever After,” was recently published with Fathom Publishing Company. Kelly also enjoys cooking, hiking, photography, and exploring her home state of Connecticut with her husband.