Erin Halfen

Assistant to the Dean
Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 2105

Academic Area

Dean's Office


Erin is the assistant to Dean Neeli Bendapudi. Prior to working in the Dean's office, Erin was the program coordinator of the School of Business MBA program and the administrative assistant of the Finance, Economics, and Decision Sciences academic area. Prior to her tenure at KU, Erin worked in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for Robert W. Baird, a wealth management company, as a travel coordinator for executive officers in the company.

Interests and Hobbies

Erin is an avid college sports fan, particularly basketball and football, and in her next life will be an ESPN sportscaster.

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