The Catholic University of America

Residence Life Staff

Amy P. Kerr

Associate Dean of Students & Director of Residence Life 
Pryzbyla Center 353
(202) 319-5619

Amy has worked with Residence Life at CUA for over six years. Amy oversees the direction of the department of Residence Life, and also works in the Office of the Dean of Students. Before moving to DC, Amy worked in residence life at Texas Tech University. Amy received her M. Ed. In Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education at Ball State University, and has also received her M.S in Library Science from Catholic University in 2012. In her free time Amy enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter traveling and visiting family around the United States.  

Allison Mockler

Community Director, Central Neighborhood
Gibbons Hall RHO


Allison joined the Office of Residence Life in July 2014 after completing her M.A in Criminal Justice at Sacred Heart University.  At Sacred Heart Allison worked as a Residence Hall Director and served as the President of the Graduate Student Body.  She received her B.A in Health Science and Exercise Science from Castleton State College, where she was involved in Residence Life and Student Government.  When Allison has free time, she enjoys reading, listening to music, and spending time with family and friends.


Amy Love

Community Director, Centennial Village 
Camalier House RHO

Amy Love joined the Office of Residence Life at CUA in June 2014 after working as an Assistant Community Director at the University of San Diego while completing her M.A. in Higher Education Leadership.  Previously, she received her B.S. in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations from California Polytechnic University Pomona where she also worked in Residence Life and Housing Services in multiple capacities.  With a passion for intercultural learning, social justice, and service, Amy has had the opportunity to take part of a leadership class in Spain, an immersion trip with a ministry focus in El Salvador, and multiple service trips to the Tijuana, Mexico border.  Additionally, she enjoys sustaining a balanced and active life which includes running, hiking, yoga, and salsa dancing.

Matthew Maddatu

Community Director, Centennial Village
Camalier House RHO

Matthew Maddatu directs the daily operations of Centennial Village One, which is comprised of the Unanue, Engelhard, Walton, and McDonald Houses. He is originally from Brick, New Jersey. He received his Bachelors of Art in Psychology in 2012 and his Master of Catechesis in 2014 from Catholic University. Throughout his education, he has been interested in positive psychology, faith formation, and relationship dynamics. He was involved with Residence Life during his senior year as an RA in Caldwell Hall and during graduate school as a Community Development Assistant in the Honors Residential Community, North Neighborhood One, and Opus Hall. In working with students, he is passionate about empowering them to keep learning about themselves inside and outside of the classroom, to search for opportunities that help them accomplish their goals, and to find ways of sharing their own positive contribution to the community.

Chris Hodes

Community Director, North Neighborhood 1
Millennium South RHO
(202) 299-2500

Chris has been with CUA Residence Life since July 2012. Before transitioning to North Neighborhood One this summer, Chris worked with first year and sophomore students in Centennial Village. Chris received his M.P.A., M.S. in Human Development and Leadership, and B.S. in Political Science and Journalism from Murray State University in Murray, KY. During his time at Murray State, he served in several student staff and professional positions in Residence Life.  In addition to his duties as a Community Director at CUA, he also advises the CUA Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH). In his spare time, Chris enjoys collecting books, keeping up with current events, and exploring DC.  

Tim Segert

Community Director, North Neighborhood 2
Regan Hall RHO

Tim has just recently joined the Residence Life team here at CUA and is excited to be working in Catholic higher education. Although he originally attended Boise State University for a B.A. in Music in his native Boise, ID, he has spent the last two years earning his M. Ed. In College Student Personnel at Western Carolina University and feels most at home when working with college students on a day-to-day basis. He has been in residence life for some time already, including three years as a Resident Assistant and two more as a Graduate Community Coordinator. When Tim’s not trying to organize a program or talk to new students, you can find him enjoying team sports, reading, playing classical guitar and otherwise enjoying music, or visiting new places in the United States.

Rob Hengesbach

Community Director, Opus Hall
Opus HallRHO
(202) 299-2881

Rob joined the CUA Residence Life team in the summer of 2012.  Rob will be working in Opus Hall this year after two years in Central Neighborhood. Before CUA, Rob worked as a Residence Director at the University of Dayton while completing his M.S. Ed in College Student Personal and as a Residence Coordinator at Niagara University while completing his B.A. in Education in Secondary Special Education and Social Studies Education. While working at each of these Catholic universities respectively, Rob cultivated his passions for servant leadership, sophomore development, empowering student conduct, and social justice. When Rob is not in the office, he enjoys baseball, history, grilling, and all things coffee related.