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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

Victoria Rovine
Director
+1.919.962.1585
GEC 3026

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
Assistant Director of Southeast Asia Initiatives
+1.919.843.6532
GEC 4119

Kevin Fogg
Associate Director
+1.919.843.9065
GEC 3107

Ji-Yeon Jo
Director
+1.919.843.1030
GEC 3105

Eleanor Murray
Program Associate
+1.919.843.9203
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


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

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

Joanne Johnson
Administrative Assistant
+1.919.962-6732
GEC 3017

Charles Kurzman
Consortium 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; Director of the Conflict Management Initiative
+1.919.962.2034
GEC 3023

Claudia Yaghoobi
Center Director
+1.919.962.1425
GEC 3018


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; 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

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
Director of Undergraduate Studies
+1.919.962.0491
GEC 2205


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 1206

Thomas Lasater
Program Coordinator
+1.919.843.4887
1207


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

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

Maynard Torain
Facilities Coordinator
+1.919.962.2510
GEC 1009D


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

Kadesia Alston
Administrative Coordinator
+1.252.204.5876

Nicole Cobb
Exchange Student Advisor
+1.919.962.2423

Trinh Copsey
International Student and Scholar Advisor
+1.919.962.2420
GEC 2015

Ioana Costant
Director
+1.919.962.5661
GEC 2007

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

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

Annie Lundeen
Program Coordinator
+1.919.843.5668
GEC 2016

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

Tyler Richie
Admin Support Specialist
+1.919.962.5661

Emma Royal
International Scholar Advisor
+1.919.962.5661


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


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 the Global Research Institute, International Student and Scholar Services, and the Duke-Rotary Peace Center are available under their respective office names.

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

Rawan Abbasi
Communications Manager, Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs
+1.919.442.8134

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

Katie Costanza
Associate Director for Strategy & Impact, Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs
+1.919.843.7546
GEC 3006

Caroline Evans
Assistant Director, Development for UNC Global
+1.919.962.1705
GEC 1202

Emmy Grace
Program Manager for Global Education, Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs
+1.919.962.0318
GEC 3004

Thomas Lasater
Program Coordinator,
+1.919.843.4887
1207

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

Katie McKenna
Associate Director, Development for UNC Global
+1.919.843.5287
GEC 1205

Melissa McMurray
Associate Director of Global Partnerships, Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs
+1.919.537.3675
GEC 3016

Yelena Mirzoyan
Accounts Manager, Unified Business Cluster
+1.919.843.3577
GEC 3021

Krista Northup
Director of Global Partnerships, Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs
+1.415.810.3084
GEC 3015

Kim Priebe
Associate Director for Global Travel, Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs
+1.919.962.6857
GEC 3014

Timothy Rose
Associate Director for Exchange & Sponsored Programs, Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs
+1.919.962.6362
GEC 3019

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

Sharmila Udyavar
Associate Director for Global Education, Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs
+1.919.962.4504
GEC 3008

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

Teresa Warner
Program Assistant, Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs
+919.962.5373
GEC 3020

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

Galina Zilberter
Accountant, Unified Business Cluster
+1.919.962.6864
GEC 3022


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 | +1.919.962.7002

Lindsey Anderegg
Terra Dotta and Credit Transfer Specialist
GEC 2023

August Armbrister
Study Abroad Advisor
GEC 2017

Sharon Bardachino
Department Administrator
Ben Briggs
Program Director - Oceania, Scandinavia, the UK, and Ireland
Meredith Brown
Study Abroad Advisor
Morgan Douglas
Accounting Tech
Chrissie Greenberg
Senior Director for Business Operations
Sarah Greer
Study Abroad Advisor
Jade Hibshman
Enrollment and Credit Transfer Specialist
Sharon Hudik
Assistant Director of Financial Aid for Study Abroad
Jason Kinnear
Associate Dean of Study Abroad & Exchanges
Mallory Minnehan
Communications and Marketing Manager
GEC 2027

Sofia Mouritsen
Study Abroad Advisor
GEC 2023

Ken Nesbett
Program Director for Africa, Asia, and North America
Robert Noffsinger
Program Director
+1.919.962.7002
GEC 2103

Erin Villeneuve
Program Director
GEC 2104


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 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

Andrew Sisk
Diplomat in Residence
2022-2024 term



Directory Entries and Building Access

Staff of the FedEx Global Education Center can request an addition or edit to the above directory, as well as access to several building systems, using the FedEx Global Education Center Website Directory and Access Form.

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