Global Penn State Staff Directory

Administration

Vice Provost's Office

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Robert Crane, Interim Vice Provost for Global Programs
415B Boucke
(814) 863-2128
 
 
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Coleen Hynoski, Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost
415A Boucke
(814) 863-4030
 
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Marishya Weiss, Administrative Assistant to the Vice Provost
415 Boucke
(814) 863-7011
 
 
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Nathan Rufo, Speechwriter/Communications Specialist
404A Boucke
(814) 865-5335
 
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Esther Obonyo, Director WEF NEXUS East Africa
319 Boucke
(814) 865-5333
 
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Yan Lu, Administrative Support
410 Boucke
(814) 865-7681
 

Associate Vice Provost Office

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Robert Crane, Associate Vice Provost for Global Programs
427 Boucke
(814) 863-2128
 
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Tarynn Herlocher, Assistant to the Associate Vice Provost
427 Boucke
(814) 863-2128

Communications/Marketing

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Adrienne Eichenlaub, Strategic Marketing Coordinator
404A Boucke
(814) 863-7649
 
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Elizabeth Brady, Public Relations Consultant
404A Boucke
(814) 321-2967

Application Development

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Phil Brannen, IT Manager
313 Boucke
(814) 863-0085
 
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Sal DiFalco, Database Specialist
316 Boucke
(814) 863-7567
 
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Dan Shapich, Programmer/Analyst
316 Boucke
(814) 865-2435
 
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George Rainey, IT Generalist
316 Boucke
(814) 865-8350
 

Finance & Business Services

Mailing Address: 410 Boucke

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Sherry Miller, Director of Global Business Operations
 
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Timothy Shuey, Financial Officer
 
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Bobbi Jo (BJ) Lesko, Business Manager
 
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Tina Aumiller, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 
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Beth Byers, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 
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Daniel Kuhn, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 
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Tammy Gibbons, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 
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Eric Wein, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 

Global Engagement Network

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Marty Trethewey, Director
336 Leonhard Building
(814) 865-1961
 
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Anne Stover, Program Assistant
319 Boucke
(814) 865-4580
 
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Aissatou Nabe, Strategic Engagement Analyst
319 Boucke
(815) 863-7761
 
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Alexandra Persiko, Strategic Initiatives Coordinator, Europe
319 Boucke
(814) 867-5941
 
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Rose Tan, Engagement Coordinator, China/South Korea
319 Boucke
(814) 867-4035
 
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Nicole Brown, Engagement Champion: Freiburg, Germany
 

Campus Engagement

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Sylvester Osagie, Director
319 Boucke
(814) 867-4276
 
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Anne Stover, Program Assistant
319 Boucke
(814) 865-4580
 

Directorate of Education Abroad (DEA)

 
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Brian Brubaker, Director
420A Boucke
(814) 863-6035
 
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Kristi Wormhoudt, Associate Director
420B Boucke
(814) 863-3960
 
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Connie Bauer, Administrative Assistant to Director
420 Boucke
(814) 863-3667
 

Faculty-Led Programs

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Kate Fox Manni, Assistant Director for Faculty-Led Programs and Special Initiatives
201 Lubert 
(814) 863-3961
 
 
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Matt Lockaby, Campus Associate for Education Abroad
Penn State Berks
(610) 396-6048
 
 
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Micah Parrish, Faculty-Led Freestanding Programs Assistant
201 Lubert
(814) 863-4816
 
 
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Michelle Smeal, Faculty-Led Embedded Programs Assistant
201 Lubert
(814) 865-4384
 
 
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Ashley Wang, Faculty-Led Freestanding Programs Assistant
201 Lubert
(814) 865-2981
 

Records Management

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Tara Johnson, Records Manager
426 Boucke
(814) 865-3265
 

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Brian Adair, Records Specialist
426 Boucke
(814) 863-3962
 
 
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Becky Fultz, Records Specialist
426 Boucke
(814) 865-3612

Exchange Programs and Outreach

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Briana Casey, Exchange and Outreach Coordinator
426 Boucke
(814) 867-4584
 

Education Abroad Advisers

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Tineka Lebrun, Manager of Advising
422 Boucke
(814) 863-0208
Advises for the United Kingdom and Ireland, temporarily advising for Latin America, and Barcelona 
 
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Renata Horvatek, International Internships Adviser
422 Boucke
(814) 863-5201
Advises for International Internships, EuroScholars, and PIRE
 
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Erica Nikolaisen, Education Abroad Adviser
422 Boucke
(814) 863-7533
Advises for Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, Africa, Germany, Austria, and CIEE Global Institutes
 
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Jamie Weaver, Education Abroad Adviser
422 Boucke 
(814) 865-2311
Advises for Italy, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Croatia, and Greece
 
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Johnna Weston, Education Abroad Adviser
422 Boucke 
(814) 863-1986
Advises for Asia, Belgium, Canada, France, Eastern Europe, Portugal, Russia, and Spain (except Barcelona; Tineka Lebrun advises for Barcelona)
 

Peer Advisers

422 Boucke
(814) 865-5195
Learn more about this year's peer advising group, including biographies and hours of availability.

Directorate of International Student & Scholar Advising (DISSA)

Unit Name Office Location Walk-in Advising Hours / Telephone

International Student Advisers

Students: SUBMIT A QUESTION

410 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

Monday & Tuesday:
1:30 - 4:30 pm

Thursday & Friday:
8:30 - 11:30 am

Telephone: +1-814-865-6348

There are no walk-in advising hours on Wednesdays.

Pre-Arrival Advising

101 Innovation Blvd.

Suite 201 Lubert Building

University Park, PA 16802

Monday - Friday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Telephone: +1-814-865-6348 Option 1

J-1 Scholar Advising

410 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

Monday & Tuesday:
1:30 - 4:30 pm

Thursday & Friday:
8:30 - 11:30 am

Telephone: +1-814-863-2631

There are no walk-in advising hours on Wednesdays.

International Faculty Advising

402 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

Appointments Preferred

Telephone: +1-814-865-0423

 
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Masume Assaf, Director
 
Susan D'Amico, Associate Director
 
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Nolan Bennett, Administrative Assistant to the Director
 
 
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Frances Neff, Employment & SEVIS Assistant
 

International Student Advising

Email: dissa-adviser@psu.edu

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Julie Mortimore, Support Assistant to Student Advisers
 
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Brian Algeo
 
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Stewart Combs
 
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Sandi Duverneuil
 
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John Ewton
 
Dagmara Karnowski
Dagmara Karnowski
 
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Davina Kittrell
 
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Megan Layng
 
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Heidi Decker
 
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Angela Jeon-Huh
 
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Kandy Szymusiak
 
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Barbara Zarnick
 
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Johnny Marcolini
 
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Vacant position, International Student Adviser
 
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Vacant, International Student Adviser
 
 

Pre-Arrival Advising

Email: international@psu.edu

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Nicole Franklin
 
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Margaret Snyder
 
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Jessica Macmartin
 

International Faculty Advising

Email: FacultyAdvising@psu.edu

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Zoe Guy, Assistant Director
 
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Cara Adrien, Administrative Assistant
 
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Lisette Hickok
 
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Najib AlHadi
 
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Ping Yu
 
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Hend Saleh
 
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Edith Wafula
 
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Abigail Brunner
 

International J-1 Scholar Advising

Email: JScholarAdv@psu.edu

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Bernadette Bove
 
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Alexis Schad

Directorate of Global Operations & Learning

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Jennifer Campbell, Director
403B Boucke
(814) 867-3146
 
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Mel White, Associate Director
403A Boucke
(814) 863-4005
 
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Beth Hartzell, Administrative Assistant to Director
403 Boucke
(814) 863-1115
 
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Jean Rodkey, Administrative Assistant for DGOL
403 Boucke
(814) 863-4244
 

 

Travel Safety Network

(814) 863-8788
In case of emergency, please contact University Park Police at +1-814-863-1111.

Emergency Preparation Workshop

(814) 863-8788
 

Travel Safety Network

(814) 863-8788
In case of emergency, please contact University Park Police at +1-814-863-1111.

Emergency Preparation Workshop

(814) 863-8788
 

Global Safety Office

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Natasha Soulé, Global Safety Manager
201 Lubert
(814) 863-3989
 
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Joe Thurston, Global Safety Analyst
201 Lubert
(814) 863-8788
(814) 863-3978
 
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Monique MacAllan, Global Safety Coordinator
201 Lubert
(814) 863-8788
(814) 863-3204
 
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Wanda Devlin, Compliance Specialist
201 Lubert
(814) 863-8788
(814) 865-7267
 

 

Collaborations

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Vlad Likholetov, Global Collaborations Manager
406 Boucke
(814) 867-6136
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Pat Corbett, International Contracts Coordinator
406 Boucke
(814) 865-0771
 

Student Engagement & Intercultural Learning

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Lauren Halberstadt, Manager
407 Boucke
(814) 867-6101
 
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James Sauls, Student Engagement Coordinator
407 Boucke
(814) 867-6101
 
 
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Richard Spicer, Program Assistant
407 Boucke
(814) 867-6101

International Sponsor Relations Office

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William Shuey, Sponsor Relations Manager
407 Boucke
+1(814) 863-0838
 
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Carrie Martins, Sponsor Relations Coordinator
407 Boucke
 

Special Initiatives

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Jennifer Theiss, Senior Assistant Director
201 Lubert
(814) 867-1304
 
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Wenjie Fu, External Relations Coordinator
201 Lubert
(814) 863-3927