(Current title is Assistant Director for Advising)
Theresa supervises the advising staff, and also provides consultation and training to University departments on international student and scholar issues. She advises and counsels international students and scholars on immigration, personal, cultural and academic matters. She also advises students who seek English as a second language (ESL) support. Theresa has a BA in International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies and a MA in Intercultural Communication. Prior to working at ISSS, she was an international student adviser at the Minnesota English Center (15 years) and at the University of Iowa (4 years).