Hilary is a longtime staff member of the Office of International Affairs, originally working as an international student adviser and now serving as a study abroad adviser. She has extensive international experience, especially in Africa, where she served in the Peace Corps in Kenya and spent an additional year in Zambia. She is an excellent resource for students interested in studying in Africa or in Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, and Samoa). Apart from her work in UO Study Abroad Programs, Hilary also enjoys listening to world music, being involved in the community, and spending time with her family. She spent the better part of summer 2012 traveling in East Africa, visiting study abroad sites and introducing her two sons to African cultures and landscapes.