Assistant Director, Global Education Initiatives
Office of Global Education Initiatives
Oversee incoming and outgoing international programs; facilitates intercultural learning on campus; supports international students and scholars; advises study abroad participants
WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:
EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:
The Ohio State University (2010-2013);
The American University (2013-2015)
LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE:
Kent State has historically been a beacon of activism in the midwest and remains a space where young adults can grow and learn in their activism. I am continuously inspired by the spirit of advocacy in our students.
FAVORITE MEMORY WHILE AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:
How to choose!? The many moments with students. Watching that transformation happen as students travel or engage in cross-cultural immersion. Working with colleagues at our international partner schools. Engaging in activism alongside our students.
ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE AS AN EMPLOYER:
I love Ohio's regional campus system and the mission that it serves. Having the opportunity to learn alongside students at the Stark campus is a privilege.
BA, English and Religious Studies, The Ohio State University;
MA, Ethics, Peace, Global Affairs, The American University;
PhD candidate, Cultural Foundations of Education, Kent State University
Travel - I've had the opportunity to travel to 49 countries. My goal is to travel to 100 in my lifetime. Hiking and outdoor activities—favorite hike is Old Rag Mountain in Shenandoah Nat. Park. Spending quality time with my daughter.