Staff Abroad

USAC programs offer on-site staff and support at varying levels depending on the program. Learn more about on-site staff on the program pages.

USAC Specialty Programs

Specialty programs feature full-time, on-site support from USAC Resident Directors, staff, and faculty. Resident Directors run and manage the entire program on-site including academics, hiring, planning, emergency support, and more.

Program Location Resident Directors
Brazil: Florianópolis Renato Carvalho
Chile: Santiago Jorge Molina
China: Chengdu Wentao Song
China: Shanghai You Sha (Lucia)
Costa Rica: Heredia Carlos Oviedo
Costa Rica: Puntarenas Dr. Carlos Salas
Costa Rica: San Ramón Dr. Carlos Salas
Cuba: La Habana Sebastian Bombi
Czech Republic: Prague Jan Stodola
England: London (Summer) Ellie Yannas
France: Lyon Stefano Pizzetti
France: Pau Robina Müller
Germany: Lüneburg Dr. Stefanie Seewald
Ghana: Accra Abigail Thompson
India: Bangalore Smriti Chhabra
Ireland: Cork (Summer) Mary Steele
Ireland: Galway (Summer) Dr. Mark Quigley
Italy: Reggio Emilia Simona Lai
Italy: Torino Eliana Silvestro
Italy: Verona Irene Fanini
Italy: Viterbo Francesca Del Giudice
Poland, Kraków Agnieszka Nowak
Spain: Alicante Luis Fernández Rellán
Spain: Bilbao/Getxo Dr. Ibon Zamanillo Elguezabal
Spain: Madrid Álvaro Carredano
Spain: San Sebastián Dr. Patricia O'Connor
Spain: Valencia Sara Elso
Thailand: Chiang Mai Chaidarun "Jum" Tippawan
Thailand: Khon Kaen Chaidarun "Jum" Tippawan
Uruguay: Montevideo Sebastian Bombi

USAC Partnership Programs

Partnership programs feature support from the host university and international programs offices.

Program Location Program Directors
Australia: Gold Coast and Brisbane Julie Lambert and Rebecca Cozens
Australia: Melbourne, Geelong, Warrnambool Jennifer Mendes
England: Brighton Mary Jones
England: Bristol David Line
Ellie Yannas (USAC Resident Director)
England: London (Semester) Sue Wharton
Ellie Yannas (USAC Resident Director)
England: Reading Marcus Dowse
Ellie Yannas (USAC Resident Director)
Ireland: Cork (Semester) Marita Foster and Karen McSweeney
Mary Steele (USAC Resident Director)
Israel: Haifa Professor Hanan Alexander
Japan: Hiroshima Dr. Naomi Tsunematsu
Japan: Nagasaki Mark Tiedemann
Japan: Osaka/Kobe Takae Hirooka
Korea: Seoul-Kookmin International Office Staff
Korea: Seoul-Yonsei (Summer)
Korea: Seoul-Yonsei (Semester)
Jangwhan Sohn
Dongran Cho
Netherlands: Maastricht Center for European Studies
Netherlands: The Hague

THUAS International Office Staff

New Zealand: Palmerston North & Hawke's Bay Greg Huff
Norway: Oslo International Education Office
Scotland: St Andrews Cecily Davey
Scotland: Stirling Jo Hagerty
South Africa: Stellenbosch International Office
Sweden: Växjö/Kalmar Åsa Dahlberg
Turkey: Istanbul Gürhan Kara