Global Penn State Staff Directory

Global Penn State Staff Directory

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/Embedded Programs Coordinator
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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Micah Parrish, Faculty-Led Freestanding Programs Assistant
201 Lubert
(814) 863-4816
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Michelle Smeal, Faculty-Led Embedded Programs Assistant
319 Boucke
(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
420C Boucke
(814) 865-3265

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Brian Adair, Records Specialist
420D Boucke
(814) 863-3962

Exchange Programs

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Amber DeCosmo, Exchange Specialist
422D Boucke
(814) 867-4584

Education Abroad Advisers

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Tineka Lubrun, Manager
422B Boucke
(814) 863-0208
Advises for UK and Ireland.  Temporary adviser for Germany, Austria, and the CIEE: Global Institutes. 
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Sarah Spiegel, Education Abroad Adviser
422A Boucke
(814) 863-7429
Advises for Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and Northern Europe (Sweden, Denmark, and The Netherlands).
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Erica Nikolaisen, Education Abroad Adviser
422C Boucke
Advises for Italy, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East and Africa.
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Karyn Comeau, Education Abroad Adviser
(814) 863-1986
Advises for France, Belgium, Greece, Croatia, Canada, Asia, and Eastern Europe.  Temporary adviser for ISI Florence.

Peer Advisers

426A Boucke
(814) 865-5195
Learn more about this year's peer advising group, including biographies and hours of availability.