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Jim Trelstad-Porter

Jim Trelstad-Porter

Jim Trelstad-Porter is serving as a part-time advisor within ISSS. Jim holds a B.A. in International Relations and Spanish from Augustana University and a M.A. in Latin American Studies from American University. He has over 25 years of experience in global education, holding positions in Washington, D.C., Cuernavaca, Mexico, and Minneapolis. For the last 20 years, Jim served as ISSS Director at Augsburg University, overseeing both the F and J programs. Jim also has worked wth short-term and semester study programs outside the U.S. and has provided consistent leadership throughout his career in the areas of global partnership development, strategic planning, inclusion & equity work and institution-wide intercultural competence development initiatives.

Jim has been a long-time active member of NAFSA and is a former chair of Minnesota International Educators.

 

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