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Staff working in the FedEx Global Education Center are listed below by office name. A searchable, alphabetical by last name list of employees is also available.

Alphabetical Listing by Office Name

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The staff and programs of the African Studies Center work to provide the University and the people of North Carolina with a campus hub for interdisciplinary inquiry and communication on Africa.

africa.unc.edu

Sudhanshu Handa
Co-Director
+1.919.962.1585
GEC 3026

Victoria Rovine
Co-Director
+1.919.962.1585
GEC 3026

Stacey Sewall
Assistant Director
+1.919.962.1522
GEC 3104

Ada Umenwaliri
Associate Director
+1.919.962.1406
GEC 3027


The Carolina Asia Center seeks to promote intercultural exchange between the U.S. and Asia, and to improve and support education and research on Asia.

Staff for Phillips Ambassadors, a program of the Carolina Asia Center and the Study Abroad Office, can be found under the corresponding unit name.

carolinaasiacenter.unc.edu

Becky Butler
Southeast Asia Coordinator
+1.919.843.6532
SASB North 0127

Kevin Fogg
Associate Director
+1.919.843.9065
GEC 3107

Ji-Yeon Jo
Director
+1.919.843.1030
GEC 3105

Eleanor Murray
Temporary Program Assistant
(919) 843-9203
GEC 3112

Kathryn Ulrich
Business Manager
+1.919.843.0129
GEC 3106


The Carolina Global Food Program fosters undergraduate research in the area of food studies.

carolinaglobalfoodprogram.unc.edu

James Ferguson
Director
+1.919.962.2223
GEC 4115

Samantha Terhune
Associate Director
+1.919.962.2223
GEC 4115


Carolina Navigators aims to make quality resources available to K-14 educators to integrate global education into all areas of the curriculum and to help prepare all North Carolina K-14 students to become informed and effective members of our global community.

Carolina Navigators is a project of the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs..

navigators.unc.edu

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The Center for European Studies advances understanding of the social, political and economic events that shape contemporary Europe. The center has been designated a Jean Monnet Center of Excellence by the European Union.

europe.unc.edu

Kayla Bassett
Student Services Manager
+1.919.843.4285
GEC 3216

Lily Herbert
Program Assistant
+1.919.962.1602
GEC 3213

Sarah Hutchinson
Associate Director, TransAtlantic Masters Program
+1.919.962.4507
GEC 3208

Jonathan Lepofsky
International Education Coordinator
+1.919.843.9852
GEC 3209

Kathleen Shanahan Lindner
Executive Director
+1.919.962.6765
GEC 3210

John D. Stephens
Director
+1.919.843.9852
GEC 3211

Victoria Vass
Business Manager
+1.919.962.2152
GEC 3207


The Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies promotes understanding of the Middle East through teaching, research, and community outreach.

mideast.unc.edu

Carl Ernst
Co-Director
+1.919.962.1425
GEC 3018

Charles Kurzman
Co-Director
+1.919.962.1007
GEC 3018

Courtney Phillippie
Business & Research Coordinator
+1.919.962.0355
GEC 3025

Shai Tamari
Associate Director of the Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies; Director of the Conflict Management Initiative
+1.919.962.2034
GEC 3023


With over 30 core faculty members, the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies is home to the REEES Concentration in Global Studies master’s program and serves as the hub on campus for graduate and undergraduate students interested in Russia, East Europe and Eurasia.

cseees.unc.edu

Meredith Doubleday
Assistant Director, Russian Flagship Program
+1.919.962.2788
Dey Hall 310

Adnan Džumhur
Associate Director
+1.919.962.0901
GEC 3109

Kathryn Goodpaster
Program Assistant
+1.919.962.0901
GEC 3111

Graeme Robertson
Director
+1.919.962.0445
GEC 3110

Kathryn Ulrich
Business Manager
+1.919.843.0129
GEC 3106


The Conflict Management Initiative aims to provide the Carolina community with the tools necessary to bridge the gap between individuals, organizations, religions, and nations who view the world from a specific angle due to their beliefs, norms, activities, institutions, or communication patterns.

cmi.unc.edu

Shai Tamari
Associate Director of the Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies; Director of the Conflict Management Initiative
+1.919.962.2034
GEC 3023


The Curriculum in Global Studies offers students the opportunity to develop an appreciation for and fuller understanding of the global issues within the context of a diverse, flexible, interdisciplinary curriculum in the tradition of the University’s liberal arts focus.

globalstudies.unc.edu

L.E. Alexander
Business Services Coordinator
+1.919.962.5442
GEC 2202

Banu Gökarıksel
Chair
+1.919.843.5835

Carmen Huerta-Bapat
Teaching Assistant Professor
Erica Johnson
Director of Graduate Studies
+1.919.962.0663
GEC 2207

Michal Osterweil
Director of Internships and Diversity Liaison
+1.919.962.8483
GEC 2208

Zach Ward
Student Services Specialist
+1.919.962.7078
GEC 2206

Jonathan Weiler
Interim Chair (Fall 2021) and Director of Undergraduate Studies
+1.919.962.0491
GEC 2205


UNC Global Development supports Carolina’s global activities through fundraising and engagement with alumni, volunteers and friends.

global.unc.edu/support-unc-global/unc-global-development/

Caroline Evans
Assistant Director
+1.919.962.1705
GEC 1202

Daniel Lebold
Director
+1.919.962.6865
GEC 1204

Katie McKenna
Associate Director
+1.919.843.5287
GEC 1205


Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service activities.

The Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center is jointly managed by the Duke Center for International Development and the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs.

rotarypeacecenternc.org

Susan Carroll
Managing Director
+1.919.843.4887
GEC 4020

Dominque Déry
Program Coordinator
+1.919.843.4887
GEC 4121


Building Operations maintains and improves the facilities and technology of the FedEx Global Education Center.

global.unc.edu/about/organization/building-operations/

Jim McHale
Facility Manager
+1.919.962.0367
GEC 1009D


The Global Partnership and Programs team shapes and promotes the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s global identity through support of partnerships and linkages, communications, academic and cultural programming, and exhibitions.

global.unc.edu/about/organization/global-partnership-programs/

Rawan Abbasi
Communications Manager
+1.919.442.8134

Katie Costanza
Associate Director for Strategy & Impact
+1.919.843.7546
GEC 3006

Emmy Grace
Program Manager for Global Education
+1.919.962.0318
GEC 3004

Melissa McMurray
Associate Director of Global Partnerships
+1.919.537.3675
GEC 3016

Krista Northup
Director of Global Partnerships
+1.415.810.3084
GEC 3015

Sharmila Udyavar
Associate Director for Global Education
+1.919.962.4504
GEC 3008


The Global Research Institute is an applied social science think tank that serves as a center for knowledge production and dissemination regarding salient global issues.

gri.unc.edu

Peter Coclanis
Director
+1.919.843.6300
GEC 4116

Dan Gitterman
Senior Research Fellow
+1.919.843.6407

Terry Tamari
Coordinator
+1.919.843.7823
GEC 4110


The Institute for the Study of the Americas is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge of the Latin American experience in the western hemisphere.

The Latino Migration Project is a project of the Institute for the Study of the Americas; staff for the Latino Migration Project can be found under the unit’s name.

isa.unc.edu

Hannah Gill
Associate Director of ISA; Director of the Latino Migration Project
+1.919.962.5453
GEC 3205

Andreina Malki
Film Library Assistant
Louis A. Pérez Jr.
Director
+1.919.962.6880
GEC 3202

Beatriz Riefkohl Muñiz
Executive Director and Director of Undergraduate Study
+1.919.962.2418
GEC 3203

Joanna Shuett
Department Manager
+1.919.966.1484
GEC 3206


International Student and Scholar Services is the central office providing immigration services, advising, and programming for international students, scholars and faculty on behalf of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

isss.unc.edu

Trinh Copsey
International Student and Scholar Advisor
+1.919.962.2420
GEC 2015

Ioana Costant
Director
+1.919.962.5661
GEC 2007

Shara Cotton Justiniano
International Student Advisor
+1.919.962.2423

Gretchen Gosnell
Associate Director for International Faculty and Scholar Services
+1.919.962.2493
GEC 2004

Nicole Jeffery
Administrative Coordinator
+1.919. 962.5661
GEC 2004

Jessica Larsen
International Student Advisor, MBA Students
+1.919.962.1297
GEC 2020

Iryn McIntyre
International Student Advisor
+1.919.962.5661

Amanda Mills
Assistant Director, Student and Support Services
+1.919.962.1380
GEC 2007A

Elsy Padro
International Scholar Advisor
+1.919.962.1520
GEC 2022


The Latino Migration Project is an education and research program dedicated to improving public understanding of the expanding Latin American presence in North Carolina and the Southeastern United States.

The Latino Migration Project is a project of the Institute for the Study of the Americas.

migration.unc.edu

Hannah Gill
Associate Director of ISA; Director of the Latino Migration Project
+1.919.962.5453
GEC 3205

Isa Godinez
Research Associate, Building Integrated Communities
+1.919.966.1484
GEC 3219


Comprised of units reporting directly to Vice Provost Barbara Stephenson, the office of the vice provost for global affairs has primary responsibility for shaping and implementing the University’s global strategy while supporting global activity across campus.

General inquires for the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs should be sent to GlobalAffairs@unc.edu.

Full staff listings for Development for UNC Global, the Global Research Institute, Global Relations, International Student and Scholar Services, and the Unified Business Cluster are available under their respective office names.

global.unc.edu/organization/office-of-the-vice-provost-for-global-affairs

Peter Coclanis
Director, Global Research Institute
+1.919.843.6300
GEC 4116

Ioana Costant
Director, International Student and Scholar Services
+1.919.962.5661
GEC 2007

Daniel Lebold
Director, Development for UNC Global
+1.919.962.6865
GEC 1204

Martha Martin
Director of Finance and Human Resources, Unified Business Cluster
+1.919.962.5373
GEC 3005

Kim Priebe
Associate Director for Global Travel, Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs
+919.962.6857
GEC 3014

Barbara J. Stephenson
Vice Provost for Global Affairs and Chief Global Officer, Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs
+1.919.962.3608
GEC 3012

Heather Ward
Associate Provost for Global Affairs, Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs
+1.919.962.1051
GEC 3007

Jill Wilhelm
Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost for Global Affairs, Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs
+1.919.962.3608
GEC 3011


The Phillips Ambassadors Program is one of UNC’s most flexible scholarships for undergraduates to study, research, or intern in Asia.

Phillips Ambassadors is a program of the Carolina Asia Center and the Study Abroad Office.

phillips.unc.edu

Dori Brady
Program Manager
+1.919.843.7522
GEC 3116


Saladelia Cafe + Catering is an independently owned business that has been serving the area since 1988.

saladelia.com

Saladelia
+1.919.962.0342
GEC 1004


The Study Abroad Office creates transformative learning experiences for all students to pursue their Carolina education at sites around the world.

Staff for Phillips Ambassadors, a program of the Carolina Asia Center and the Study Abroad Office, can be found under the corresponding unit name.

studyabroad.unc.edu

Lindsey Anderegg
Terra Dotta and Credit Transfer Specialist
919-843-8208
GEC 2023

Sharon Bardachino
Department Administrator
+1.919.843.7818
GEC 2106

Sharon Beers
Assistant Director of Financial Aid for Study Abroad
+1.919.445.1244
GEC 2024

Ben Briggs
Program Director - Oceania, Scandinavia, the UK, and Ireland
+1.919.962.8358
GEC 2017

Meredith Brown
Study Abroad Advisor
Morgan Douglas
Accounting Tech
+1.919.962.9240
GEC 2105

Chrissie Greenberg
Director of Finance and Human Resources
+1.919.962.8320
GEC 2026

Kate Hermsmeyer
Study Abroad Office Assistant
Jade Hibshman
Enrollment and Credit Transfer Specialist
+1.919.843.7549
GEC 2014

Jason Kinnear
Associate Dean of Study Abroad & Exchanges
+1.919.962.8319
GEC 2013

Noah Lenhardt
Administrative Support Specialist on the Credit Team
Mallory Minnehan
Communications and Marketing Manager
+1.919.962.1040
GEC 2027

Derek Shepard
Study Abroad Advisor
+1.919.843.6299


UNC Global’s leadership team shapes the work of the constituent offices of UNC Global and works to raise the profile of Carolina’s global endeavors across campus.

global.unc.edu/about/organization/

Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld
Senior Associate Dean for Social Sciences and Global Programs
+1.919.962.1165
205 South Building

Barbara J. Stephenson
Vice Provost for Global Affairs and Chief Global Officer
+1.919.962.3608
GEC 3012


The Unified Business Cluster provides administrative business support to the Office of Vice Provost for Global Affairs, including human resources, finance and accounting, sponsored research administration and procurement.

global.unc.edu/about/organization/unified-business-cluster

Martha Martin
Director of Finance and Human Resources
+1.919.962.5373
GEC 3005

Yelena Mirzoyan
Accounts Manager
+1.919.843.3577
GEC 3021

Galina Zilberter
Accountant
+1.919.962.6864
GEC 3022


The Diplomat in Residence is responsible for providing guidance and advice to students, professionals and the community about careers, internships and other opportunities in the U.S. Department of State.

The U.S. Diplomat in Residence is a program of the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs.

global.unc.edu/programs/diplomat-in-residence

George Sibley
Diplomat in Residence
2020-2022 term
GEC 4122



Directory Entries and Building Access

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To remove a directory entry or revoke access, staff should use the FedEx Global Education Center Departure Form.