Global Penn State Staff Directory

Administration

Vice Provost's Office

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Roger Brindley, Vice Provost for Global
Suite 415 Boucke
(814) 863-4030
 
 
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Coleen Hynoski, Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost
415A Boucke
(814) 863-4030
 

Associate Vice Provost's Office

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Vacant, Associate Vice Provost for Global
Suite 415 Boucke
 
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Tarynn Herlocher, Assistant to the Associate Vice Provost
427 Boucke
(814) 863-2128
 
 

Finance & Business Services

Mailing Address: 410 Boucke

Financial Officer

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Daniel Kuhn, Financial Officer
 
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Bobbi Jo (BJ) Lesko, Business Manager

Personnel and Business Operations

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Sherry Miller, Director
(814) 865-0996
 
Beth Hartzell
Beth Hartzell, Finance & Accounting Assistant
(814) 863-1603
 
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Beth Byers, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 
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Eric Wein, Finance & Accounting Assistant

Education Abroad

Assistant Vice Provost for Global Learning

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Brian Brubaker, Assistant Vice Provost for Global Learning

Education Abroad

Kate Manni, Director of Education Abroad

Customized Programs

Tara Johnson, Assistant Director for Customized Programs
 
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Michelle Smeal, Customized Programs Manager
 
Tristyn Dutko, Customized Programs Coordinator
 
Ashley Wang, Customized Programs Coordinator

EDGE: Experiential Digital Global Engagement

Tiffany MacQuarrie, Assistant Teaching Professor, English; Professor in Charge of EDGE
 
Tracy Coleman, EDGE Program Associate

Academic Services

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Matt Lockaby, Assistant Director for Academic Services
 
Becky Fultz, Academic Services Specialist
 
Kelly Hazelton, Academic Services Specialist

Education Abroad Advising

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Tineka Lebrun, Assistant Director for Advising
Advises for programs in Africa, Ireland, the Middle East, the United Kingdom
 
Kristin Franco, Education Abroad Adviser
Advises for programs in Denmark, Italy, Sweden
 
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Chris Nischalke, International Internships & Research Adviser
Advises for all internship, research, and field study programs, and programs in the Czech Republic
 
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Federico (Rico) Ochoa, Interim Education Abroad Adviser
Advises for programs in Latin America, Portugal, Spain
 
Sara Paliga, Education Abroad Adviser
Advises for outgoing programs in Austria, Croatia, Germany, Greece, and the Netherlands, the CIEE Global Institutes program, and all incoming exchange programs
 
Johnna Weston, Education Abroad Adviser
Advises for programs in Asia, Australia, France, New Zealand

Global Engagement

Assistant Vice Provost for Global Learning

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Brian Brubaker, Assistant Vice Provost for Global Learning
(814) 863-6035
bkb27@psu.edu

Melissa Brun, Graduate Assistant
mlb6745@psu.edu

Vacant, Administrative Assistant
(814) 863-3667

Student Engagement

Vacant, Director

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Dana Brem, Manager
University Park Campus
(814) 867-6054
dpb72@psu.edu

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Riki Hay, Northwest Region Coordinator
Erie Campus (The Behrend College)
(814) 898-6909
rikihay@psu.edu

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Ryan Geiger, Northeast Region Coordinator
Berks Campus
(610) 396-6271
rkg5386@psu.edu

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Olga Moskaleva, Southeast Region Coordinator
Abington Campus
(215) 881-7972
ozm50@psu.edu


Wendy Moynihan, Capital Region Coordinator
Harrisburg Campus
(717) 948-4373
wam5190@psu.edu


Richard Spicer
University Park Campus
(814) 863-63-23
rks5111@psu.edu


Anna Mousaw
University Park Campus
(814) 867-3193
adm6185@psu.edu


Nikki Rosario, South Central Region Coordinator
York Campus
(717) 771-8419
nar165@psu.edu

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Jeffrey Zhao, Upper Central Region Coordinator
Altoona Campus
(814) 949-5219 
xmz5120@psu.edu

Faculty Engagement

Coming soon...

Global Outreach, Development, and Alumni Relations

Director of Development

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William Shuey
201 Lubert
+1(814) 863-3984
wts5003@psu.edu

Dee Ann Abrashoff, Administrative Assistant
dua12@psu.edu

Global Outreach

Sponsored Relations

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Emily Quick, Assistant Director for Sponsored Relations
201 Lubert
+1(814) 863-3984
sponsor@psu.edu

 

Ross Claar, Sponsored Student Support Coordinator
201 Lubert
+1(814) 863-3984

Global Outreach

Richard Spicer, Assistant Director of Global Outreach
rks5111@psu.edu

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Wenjie Fu
201 Lubert
(814) 863-3927
wzf11@psu.edu


Rachel Wortham
201 Lubert
rachel.wortham@psu.edu

Development

Vacant, Major Gifts Officer

Alumni Relations


Vacant, Associate Director
(814) 867-1304
awm15@psu.edu

Meghan Cassidy, Global Alumni Admin Assistant
mfc6134@psu.edu

International Faculty & Scholar Advising

Unit Name Office Location Advising Hours / Telephone

J-1 Scholar Advising

410 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

Email: JScholarAdv@psu.edu

 

International Faculty Advising

402 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

Advising by appointment only

Telephone: +1-814-865-0423

 

Assistant Vice Provost for International Student and Scholar Advising

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Masume Assaf, Assistant Vice Provost

Nolan Bennett, Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Vice Provost

 

Faculty and Scholar Advising

 

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Vacant, Associate Director

 

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Vacant, Administrative Assistant

 

International J-1 Scholar Advising

Email: JScholarAdv@psu.edu

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Bernadette Bove

 

International Faculty Advising

Email: FacultyAdvising@psu.edu

 

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Lisette Hickok

 

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Nagib Alhadi

 

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Ping Yu

 

Hend Daniloff

Hend Daniloff

 

Abigail Brunner

Abigail Brunner

 

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Jessica Johnston

Marketing and Communications

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Adrienne Eichenlaub, Associate Director
314 Boucke
(814) 863-7649
ajw266@psu.edu

 

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Elizabeth Brady, Public Relations Consultant
(814) 321-2967
eib10@psu.edu

 

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Nathan Rufo, Speechwriter and Communications Specialist
314 Boucke
(814) 865-5335
ner17@psu.edu

 

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Haley Deitz, Marketing Communications Specialist
314 Boucke
(814) 867-2674
hzd5094@psu.edu

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Jena Soult, Marketing Communications Specialist
314 Boucke
(814) 867-2674
jfs5948@psu.edu

Planning and Partnerships

Planning and Partnerships

 
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Mel White, Senior Director
403B Boucke
(814) 863-4005
 
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Yan Lu, Administrative Assistant to the Senior Director
403 Boucke
(814) 865-3965
 

Strategic Partnerships

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Esther Obonyo, Director, WEF NEXUS East Africa
319A Boucke
(814) 865-5333
eao4@psu.edu

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Sylvester Osagie, Director, WEF NEXUS West Africa & Faculty Fulbright
319B Boucke
(814) 867-4276
soo1@psu.edu

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Siela Maximova, Director for Latin America & the Caribbean
421 Life Sciences Bldg
(814) 867-2451
snm104@psu.edu

Alexandra Persiko, Strategic Partnerships Manager
Europe & Oceania
319 Boucke
(814) 867-5941
axp1225@psu.edu

VACANT, Strategic Partnerships Manager
Asia

Julian Prieto, Research Specialist
jjp6534@psu.edu

 

Strategic Planning and Data Analytics

Aissatou Nabe, Strategic Planning and Assessment Manager
403A Boucke
(815) 863-7761
azn132@psu.edu

 

Global Safety Office

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Vacant, Global Safety Manager
427 Boucke
(814) 863-8788
 
 
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Claire Preston, Global Safety Analyst
(814) 863-8788
(813) 863-9378
 
 
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Monique MacAllan, Global Safety Coordinator
(814) 863-8788
(814) 863-3204
 
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Wanda Devlin, Compliance Specialist
(814) 863-8788
(814) 865-7267

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
 

Collaborations

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Vlad Likholetov, Global Collaborations Manager
404A Boucke
(814) 867-6136
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Pat Corbett, International Contracts Coordinator
404A Boucke
(814) 865-0771
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Ania Martinez, International Agreements Administrator
404A Boucke
(814) 867-0084
 

Application Development

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Phil Brannen, IT Manager - Application Development
313 Boucke
(814) 863-0085
pjb29@psu.edu

 

Sal DiFalco, Database Specialist
316 Boucke
(814) 863-7567
sud293@psu.edu 

 

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George Rainey, IT Generalist
316 Boucke
(814) 865-8350
ger13@psu.edu

Student Support and Success (International Student Advising)

Unit Name Office Location Advising Hours / Telephone

International Student Advisers

Students: SUBMIT A QUESTION

410 Boucke Building

University Park, PA 16802

Monday & Tuesday:
1:30 - 5:00 pm

Thursday & Friday:
8:30 am - noon

Telephone: +1-814-865-6348 Option 1

Advising by appointment only

Schedule a Starfish Appointment

Pre-Arrival Advising

101 Innovation Blvd.

Suite 201 Lubert Building

University Park, PA 16802

Email: International@psu.edu

Phone: +1-814-865-6348 Option 2

 

Assistant Vice Provost for International Student and Scholar Advising

 
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Masume Assaf, Assistant Vice Provost
 
Nolan Bennett, Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Vice Provost
 

Front Desk Operations

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Julie Mortimore
 

Student Support & Success

Email: dissa-adviser@psu.edu

Susan D'Amico, Associate Director

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Brian Algeo
 
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Stewart Combs
 
 
Cindy Domingo
 
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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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Kandy Szymusiak
 
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Alicia Hollinger
 
New ISA
Vacant
 
Chisato Tada
Chisato Tada

Pre-Arrival Advising

Email: international@psu.edu

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Nicole Franklin, Manager
 
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Margaret Snyder
 
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Frances Neff