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Our Staff

The Office for Education Abroad (EA) team brings a wide range of professional expertise to the many facets of international education. 


Our experienced staff is available to support, assist and guide MSU faculty, staff, students, and advisers, as well as our colleagues from across the globe, in developing programs and services that maximize a student's learning experience abroad. (See full list of EA staff on the Contact Us page.) 

In addition to professional staff, EA engages current students in advising and outreach through the Peer Adviser Program, ASP Ambassador and Steward Programs and various graduate-level internships.

Recent staff presentations and publications

The Office for Education Abroad team has contributed in meaningful ways toward advancing scholarly excellence, particularly in the areas of regional, national and international presentations, as well as producing and contributing to varied publications. Below are recent examples.  

PRESENTATIONS 

  •  Aligning Education Abroad Program Management and Advising Structures within Institutional Priorities

Michigan Association of International Educators Conference, 2017
Max Chappuis, Inge Steglitz

  • Enhancing Program Evaluations with Qualtrics and Survey Methodology

Michigan Association of International Educators Conference, 2017
Natalie Kohler

  • Maximizing Education Abroad Advising Through Technology

Michigan Association of International Educators Conference, 2017
Kyle Anderson, Cheryl Benner, Christine Trinidad

  • Round Table Management: Monty Python or the Holy Grail?

Michigan Association of International Educators Conference, 2017
Max Chappuis, Maureen Handrahan, Elizabeth Wandschneider

  • It Takes a Village: Using Partnerships to Reach Underrepresented Groups in Study Abroad

Michigan Association of International Educators Conference, 2017
Sandy Tupper, Jim Pignataro, Philip Strong

  • Student learning in short-term education abroad: Introducing new measures of global engagement

The Forum on Education Abroad Annual Conference, 2017
Anthony Ogden

  • Education abroad in a world gone mad

Association of International Education Administrators Annual Conference, 2017
Anthony Ogden

  • International higher education’s scholar-practitioners: Bridging research and practice

Association of International Education Administrators Annual Conference, 2017
Anthony Ogden

  • Enhancing global citizenship development through education abroad

NAFSA:  Association of International Educators Region V Conference, 2016
Anthony Ogden

  • Innovations for advancing faculty engagement and curriculum integration

CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange Annual Conference, 2016
Anthony Ogden

  • Realigning partnerships between higher education institutions and international education organizations

NAFSA:  Association of International Educators Annual Conference, 2016
Anthony Ogden

  • Ten quick tips for working with education abroad provider organizations

CEPA Foundation, Webinar, 2016
Anthony Ogden

  • Diversity, Access & Inclusion: Moving the dial on education abroad

Association of International Education Administrators Annual Conference, 2016
Anthony Ogden

  • Education Abroad Programs for Under-represented Student Populations

NAFSA:  Association of International Educators Annual Conference, 2016
Cheryl Benner, Sandy Tupper

 

PUBLICATIONS 

  • Kappler Mikk, B., and Steglitz, I. (Eds.) (2017). Learning Across Cultures: Locally and Globally (third edition). Washington, D.C.: NAFSA: Association of International Educators and Stylus Publishing, LLC

  • Steglitz, I., Roy, P., and Akulli, A. (2017). Preparing Program Directors. In L. Chieffo and C. Spaeth (Eds.) The Guide to Successful Short-term Programs Abroad (third edition). Washington, D.C.: NAFSA: Association of International Educators, pp. 273-286

  • Benner, C., Chappuis, M. & Steglitz, I. “Study abroad USA: Building capacity of US institutions.” [MOOC developed in partnership with Arizona State University with the financial support of the US Department of State.] https://www.edx.org/course/study-abroad-usa-building-capacity-us-asux-gbl500x#!

  • Wandschneider, Elizabeth, et al. “The Forum BEVI Project: Applications and Implications for International, Multicultural, and Transformative Learning.” Making Sense of Beliefs and Values, edited by Craig N. Shealy, Springer Publishing Company, 2016, pp. 407-84.
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