Global Penn State Staff Directory

Administration

Vice Provost's Office

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Roger Brindley, Vice Provost for Global Programs
Suite 415 Boucke
(814) 863-4030
 
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Sherry Miller, Director of Global Business Operations
(814) 865-0996
 
 
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Coleen Hynoski, Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost
415A Boucke
(814) 863-4030
 
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VACANT, Administrative Assistant to the Vice Provost
415 Boucke
(814) 863-7011
 
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Yan Lu, Administrative Support
410 Boucke
(814) 865-9565
 

Associate Vice Provost Office

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Robert Crane, Associate Vice Provost for Global Programs
Suite 415 Boucke
(814) 863-2128
 
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Tarynn Herlocher, Assistant to the Associate Vice Provost
427 Boucke
(814) 863-2128
 
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Jean Rodkey, Administrative Support Assistant, AVP Office
403 Boucke
(814) 863-4244

Communications/Marketing

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Adrienne Eichenlaub, Strategic Marketing Coordinator
314 Boucke
(814) 863-7649
 
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Elizabeth Brady, Public Relations Consultant
314 Boucke
(814) 321-2967
 
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Nathan Rufo, Speechwriter and Communications Specialist
314 Boucke
(814) 865-5335
 
Haley Deitz
Haley Deitz, Marketing Communications Specialist
(814) 867-2674
 

Application Development

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Phil Brannen, IT Manager
313 Boucke
(814) 863-0085
 
Sal DiFalco, Database Specialist
316 Boucke
(814) 863-7567
 
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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Daniel Kuhn, Financial Officer
 
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Bobbi Jo (BJ) Lesko, Business Manager
 
Beth Hartzell
Beth Hartzell, Finance & Accounting Assistant
(814) 863-1603
 
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Beth Byers, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 
VACANT, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 
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VACANT, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 
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Eric Wein, Finance & Accounting Assistant
 

Strategic Initiatives Office

 
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Esther Obonyo, Director, WEF NEXUS East Africa
319 Boucke
(814) 865-5333
 
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Sylvester Osagie, Director, WEF NEXUS West Africa
319 Boucke
(814) 867-4276
 

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Marty Trethewey, Director, Global Engagement Network
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 Planning and Assessment Manager
319 Boucke
(815) 863-7761
 
 
Alexandra Persiko, Strategic Partnerships Manager
Europe & Oceania
319 Boucke
(814) 867-5941
 
Rose Tan, Strategic Partnerships Manager
East Asia
319 Boucke
(814) 867-4035
 
Nicole Webster, Director of 2iE Burkina Faso
(814) 863-2695

Directorate of Education Abroad (DEA)

 
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Brian Brubaker, Director
420A Boucke
 
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Connie Bauer, Administrative Assistant to Director
420 Boucke

Faculty-Led Programs

Kate Manni, Assistant Director for Faculty-Led Programs
201 Lubert 

Tara Johnson, Faculty-Led Programs Manager
201 Lubert
 
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Matt Lockaby, Campus Associate for Education Abroad
Penn State Berks
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Michelle Smeal, Faculty-Led Embedded Programs Assistant
201 Lubert
 
Ashley Wang, Faculty-Led Freestanding Programs Assistant
201 Lubert

Records Management

Vacant, Academic Records Manager
426 Boucke
 
Becky Fultz, Records Specialist
426 Boucke
 
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Nate Schierman, Records Specialist
426 Boucke

Exchange Programs and Outreach

Briana Casey, Exchange and Outreach Coordinator
426 Boucke

Education Abroad Advisers

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Tineka Lebrun, Manager of Advising
422 Boucke
Advises for the United Kingdom, Ireland, Africa, Middle East, and CIEE Global Institutes
 
Kristin Franco, Education Abroad Adviser
422 Boucke
Advises for Italy
 
Dr. Renata Horvatek
Dr. Renata Horvatek, International Internships Adviser
422 Boucke
Advises for International Internships, the Perreault Fellows Program, EuroScholars, PIRE, and programs in Australia, Croatia, Greece, and New Zealand
Temporarily advising for Austria and Germany
 
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Carrie Martins, Education Abroad Adviser
422 Boucke
Advises for Spain, Latin America, and Portugal
 
Jamie Weaver, Education Abroad Adviser
422 Boucke 
On leave through July 2020
 
Johnna Weston, Education Abroad Adviser
422 Boucke 
Advises for Asia, Belgium, Canada, France, Eastern Europe, the Netherlands, and Russia
Temporarily advising for Denmark and Sweden

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 Option 2

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

Tuesday:
1:30 - 4:30 pm

Thursday:
8:30 - 11:30 am

Telephone: +1-814-863-2631

There are no walk-in advising hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

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
 
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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Cindy Domingo
 
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Kandy Szymusiak
 
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Barbara Zarnick
 
Johnny Marcolini
Johnny Marcolini
 
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Ryan Geiger
 
Chisato Tada
Chisato Tada
 
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Joe Miller
 
 

Pre-Arrival Advising

Email: international@psu.edu

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Nicole Franklin
 
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Margaret Snyder
 
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Jessica Johnston
 

International Faculty Advising

Email: FacultyAdvising@psu.edu

 
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Vacant, 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
 
Hend Daniloff
Hend Daniloff
 
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Edith Wafula
 
Abigail Brunner
Abigail Brunner
 

International J-1 Scholar Advising

Email: JScholarAdv@psu.edu

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Bernadette Bove
 
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Vacant Position

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
 
Vacant, Administrative Assistant to Director
403 Boucke
(814) 863-1115
 
 
 

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
 
Joe Thurston, Global Safety Analyst
201 Lubert
(814) 863-8788
(814) 863-9378
 
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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
 

 

Global Collaborations

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

Student Engagement & Intercultural Learning

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Vacant, Manager
407 Boucke
(814) 867-6101
 
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Richard Spicer, Student Engagement Coordinator
407 Boucke
(814) 867-6101
 
Leanne Reiter
Leanne Reiter, Student Engagement Coordinator
407 Boucke
(814) 867-6101
 
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Vacant, Program Assistant
407 Boucke
(814) 867-6101
 

Sponsored Relations Office

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William Shuey, Sponsored Relations Manager
407 Boucke
+1(814) 863-3984
 
Emily Quick
Emily Quick, Sponsored Relations Coordinator
407 Boucke
+1(814) 863-3984
 

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
 
 

Global Engagement Coordinators

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Dana Brem, Upper Central Region Coordinator
Altoona Campus

Riki Hay

Riki Hay, Northwest Region Coordinator
Erie (The Behrend College)

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Ryan Geiger, Northeast Region Coordinator
Berks Campus

Olga Moskaleva

Olga Moskaleva, Southeast Region Coordinator
Abington Campus

Johnny Marcolini

Johnny Marcolini, Southwest Region Coordinator
Beaver Campus

Anna Marshall

Anna Marshall, Capital Region Coordinator
Harrisburg Campus

Sheri Yoder

Sheri Yoder, Central Region Coordinator
York Campus