Kristen manages Exchanges, Internships, and some faculty-led programs. She’s been with GEO since Fall Term 2015 and previously directed international programs at a public university in Massachusetts. Kristen has also coordinated a program at another public university for Asian students studying abroad in the US, and lived in the UK while coordinating study abroad programs in the UK and Ireland. Originally from Washington State, Kristen has a BA from Pacific Lutheran University. She holds Masters degrees in International Education from the School for International Training and in Hospitality Administration from UMass Amherst. Kristen is involved in the development of cross-cultural courses and learning assessment for study abroad students. As a member of NAFSA’s Trainer Corps since 2011, she currently leads distance courses in short-term program development.