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Ursula Wheeler

Project Management and Research Associate, New Work

Ursula Wheeler


Ursula performs research, writing, and project management in support of MacArthur’s exploration into new areas of work. Prior to her current role, she served as the coordinator for the Foundation’s On Nigeria Big Bet.

Before coming to MacArthur in 2016, Ursula spent five years as an office manager at the University of Chicago. 

Ursula holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Arts in writing & publishing from DePaul University. In 2018 she earned a certificate in editing from the University of Chicago Graham School.

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