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
 
Connie Allis, Administrative Assistant

Education Abroad

Kate Manni, Director

Customized Programs

Vacant, Assistant Director

Tara Johnson, Customized Programs Manager
 
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Michelle Smeal, 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
 

Campus Education Abroad Programs

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Matt Lockaby, Campus Associate for Education Abroad

Academic Services

Briana Casey, Academic Services Manager
 
Becky Fultz, Academic Services Specialist
 
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Nate Schierman, Academic Services Specialist

Education Abroad Advising

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Tineka Lebrun, Education Abroad Advising Manager
Advises for Africa, Ireland, the Middle East, the United Kingdom
 
Kristin Franco, Education Abroad Adviser
Advises for Denmark, Italy, Sweden
 
Sara Paliga, Education Abroad Adviser
Advises for outgoing programs in Barcelona, Spain and all incoming exchange programs
 
Dr. Jamie Weaver, Education Abroad Adviser
Advises for Austria, CIEE Global Institutes, Germany, Greece, Latin America, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain
 
Johnna Weston, Education Abroad Adviser
Advises for Asia, Australia, the Czech Republic, France, New Zealand, Russia

International Internships

Dr. Renata Horvatek, International Internships Adviser
Advises for International Internships, Perreault Fellows, EuroScholars, IFE, PIRE, programs in Croatia

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

 

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Connie Allis, Administrative Assistant
(814) 863-3667
csb21@psu.edu

Student Engagement

Vacant, Director

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Dana Brem, Upper Central Region Coordinator
Altoona Campus

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

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Ryan Geiger, Northeast Region Coordinator
Berks Campus

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Olga Moskaleva, Southeast Region Coordinator
Abington Campus

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Johnny Marcolini, Southwest Region Coordinator
Beaver Campus


Wendy Moynihan, Capital Region Coordinator
Harrisburg Campus


Richard Spicer

Faculty Engagement

Coming soon...

Global Outreach, Development, and Alumni Relations

Global Outreach and Sponsor Relations

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

 

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Emily Quick
201 Lubert
+1(814) 863-3984
sponsor@psu.edu

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


Rachel Wortham
201 Lubert
rachel.wortham@psu.edu

Alumni Relations

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Anna Marshall, Director
(814) 867-1304
awm15@psu.edu

Development Officer

Vacant, Development Officer

Jai Watson, Administrative Assistant
 

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

 

Haley Deitz

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, Interim Director
403A Boucke
(814) 863-4005
 
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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
 

Strategic Partnerships

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

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Sylvester Osagie, Director, WEF NEXUS West Africa
319 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

Julian Prieto, Research Specialist
jjp6534@psu.edu

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

VACANT, Strategic Partnerships Manager
Asia

Strategic Planning and Data Analytics

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

Global Safety Office

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Natasha Soulé, Global Safety Manager
 
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Vacant, Global Safety Analyst
201 Lubert
 
 
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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
 

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
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 - 4:45 pm

Thursday & Friday:
8:30 - 11:45 am

Telephone: +1-814-865-6348 Option 2

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 1

 

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
 
Ryan Geiger
 
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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Barbara Zarnick
 
Johnny Marcolini
Johnny Marcolini
 
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