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Lisa Brown Cornelius
Director of Residence Life
Email – lmbrown@jcu.edu

Lisa joined the Office of Residence Life in 2011.  Lisa has held the positions of associate director and assistant director of residence life at Xavier University where she has worked since 2003.  Prior to that she served as an area coordinator at the University of Dayton.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in English and History from Xavier University and a master’s degree in student affairs administration from Michigan State University.  Lisa is actively involved in the Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

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Lord Edwin “Eddie” J. Carreon
Associate Director of Residence Life for Residential Education
Email – lcarreon@jcu.edu

Eddie joined the John Carroll University community in the summer of 2012.  He previously served in the Residence Life offices at Saint Joseph’s University and College of the Holy Cross.  He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.  Eddie believes very strongly in the mission and vision of Jesuit Catholic higher education.  Eddie’s portfolio includes leading the Residential Education team, directing the Resident Assistant leadership program, coordinating responses to student emergencies and crisis, and leading the recruitment, selection and training of staff.  Eddie also teaches in the Arrupe Scholars and Intergroup Dialogue programs.


Brendan Dolan
Assistant Director of Residence Life for Housing Operations
Email – bdolan@jcu.edu

Brendan joined the John Carroll University community in the fall of 2014.  He spent the previous six years working within various Residence Life positions at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in Winona, MN.  He earned his undergraduate degree at John Carroll University in 2008 and his master’s degree at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN.  Brendan is a strong proponent of Catholic Higher Education and mission formation. Brendan focuses on the housing operations within the Office of Residence Life including facilities, coordinating access to the halls, collaborating with the residential Greek communities, and overseeing the residential duplexes and houses.

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Marie J. Perri
Housing Coordinator
Email – mperri@jcu.edu

Marie joined the Office of Residence Life team in September of 1998.  Prior to working at JCU, she worked for University Hospital’s UPCP in the area of pediatrics and child psychology.  Marie oversees all aspects of our housing process including contracts, occupancy, reports, and the room selection process for international, transfer, freshmen, and continuing students.


Emily O’Dell
Administrative Assistant
Email – eodell@jcu.edu

Emily joined the Office of Residence Life in January 2014. She received her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Bowling Green State University.  As administrative assistant to the Office of Residence Life, she is responsible for supervision of work study students, assisting in the administration of departmental budgets, maintaining the Office of Residence Life website, and assistance to the Housing Coordinator.

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Elizabeth Greenlee 
Area Coordinator (Campion and Hamlin Halls)
Email – egreenlee@jcu.edu

Elizabeth joined the Office of Residence Life at John Carroll University in June 2016 and serves as the Area Coordinator overseeing the Campion and Hamlin residential communities. She graduated with her Master of Arts degree from the Lynch School of Education at Boston College, where she studied higher education. In addition to an assistantship at Boston College, Elizabeth also gained experience in residence life at both Brandeis University and Brown University. Elizabeth is looking forward to exploring the city of Cleveland.


Bernell Nevil III 
Area Coordinator (Millor and Sutowski Halls)
Email – bnevil@jcu.edu

Bernell joined the Office of Residence Life in June 2014.  He is the Area Coordinator overseeing the Millor and Sutowski residential communities.  Before coming to John Carroll, Bernell earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with majors in Organization and Human Resources and Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis.  Throughout his time at WashU, he found a passion for helping students in a variety of roles such as working with orientation, being a tour guide, and being an RA.  He went on to get his Master of Arts in Student Affairs Administration from Michigan State University.  While at MSU, he served as an Assistant Community Director in a residence hall of over 1100 students and supervised a staff of eight Resident Assistants.  Bernell is very excited to join the John Carroll community to help the institution work towards its mission of creating men and women for others.

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Dan Fotoples
Area Coordinator (Bernet and Murphy Halls)
Email –dfotoples@jcu.edu

Dan joined the Office of Residence Life in June 2016. Dan serves as the Area Coordinator overseeing Murphy and Bernet Halls. Prior to joining John Carroll University, Dan worked as a Residence Director at DePaul University in Chicago. Dan earned his undergraduate degree at John Carroll University, graduating in 2010, before moving on to the University of Notre Dame for law school and then Michigan State University for a masters degree in student affairs administration. As demonstrated by his long, winding road of educational experiences, Dan believes strongly in the Jesuit idea of discernment and constantly finding the intersection of where his skill set meets the greatest need. Additionally, Dan’s professional interests include student conduct and Title IX compliance and process improvement.


Contact Information:

Email:  jcureslife@jcu.edu
Phone: 216-397-4408
Fax: 216-397-4919
Address: 1 John Carroll Boulevard University Heights, Ohio 44118