Vanessa Fellers

FINA Specialty Track Academic Advisor 2


Vanessa Fellers is an Academic Advisor II for the Bauer Undergraduate Business Programs office, specializing in Specialty Tracks for Finance undergraduates. In this role Vanessa advises all undergraduate students currently pursuing specialty Finance tracks and certificates along with advising students considering track programs. She also oversees track-related programming for former, current and prospective students as well as supporting faculty and participating in new student recruitment. Prior to joining the University of Houston family, Vanessa worked in the Office of New Student Programs at the University of Michigan and in the MBA Programs Office at Rice University. She has presented on multiple student experience-related topics at a national Graduate Business conference and is currently a member of NACADA (National Academic Advising Association). Vanessa received her Bachelor of Arts in English Rhetoric and History at Texas A&M University and also received her Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration at the University of Michigan. While in school she earned a certificate in Professional Writing and a concentration in Student Access and Success.

Research Interests

  • Behavioral Finance
  • Developing Financial Literacy in college students
  • Higher Education Law

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BA in English Rhetoric, Texas A&M University, '08
MA in Higher Education Administration, University of Michigan, '14
Candidate for CFP(R) Certification, Rice University, '18