The Education Abroad Office is located at the University Center 207 and is part of the Center for Global Engagement.
Education Abroad Staff
Katie Heird (she/her)
Director of Education Abroad & Global Learning
Volunteered in Mexico, studied abroad in Ecuador & Peru, and worked abroad in Ecuador
Brian V. Souders (he/him)
Associate Director for Global Learning
Studied abroad in Finland and Russia, researched in Estonia, and traveled to 90+ countries
Alicyn Curtis (she/her)
Education Abroad Advisor
Studied Abroad in Seoul, South Korea, and worked in South Korea
Ogonna Owu Jones (she/her/ella)
Faculty-Led Program Coordinator
Volunteer Christian missions trips in Mexico and South Korea.
Studied abroad in Mendoza, Argentina (B.A.), and Salamanca, Spain (M.A.).
Worked abroad in South Korea.
Education Abroad Peer Advisors
Reese Brooks (she/they)
Studied abroad in Kyoto, Japan with our UMBC Faculty-Led: Art and Power in Japan program
Kayla Nemirovsky (she/her)
Studied abroad in Cape Town, South Africa with our UMBC Faculty-Led: Global Community Engagement and Social Change in South Africa
Kate Baremore (she/her)
Studied abroad in Granada, Spain with AIFS Abroad in Granada: Summer Program
William Mo (he/him)
Participated in an internship abroad in Kanagawa, Japan with the UMBC Teach Abroad: Kanagawa Internship Program
Betty Kyei (she/her)
Hasn’t studied abroad…yet!