• About Hamline's Ombudsman

    Molly McAvoy has served as Hamline University's Ombudsman since the creation of the office in 2005.  Prior to that, Molly provided Ombuds services on a part-time basis since 1998.

    Molly is a trained mediator and has had extensive training in Ombuds-specific skills through the International Ombudsman Association.  Molly has an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in conflict resolution coursework.  She earned a certificate in dispute resolution from the Hamline University School of Law's Dispute Resolution Institute. 

    A member of the International Ombudsman Association, Molly has served on the board of directors and as a committee co-chair.