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Anne T. Ogilvie
- Director of Global Operations
Anne Ogilvie oversees operations, risk management, and program administration for the Global Perspective Program. Previously, she was the International Director of Field Management at Earthwatch Institute. Anne has expertise overseeing program operations and safety for research and education programs on six continents. She holds a BS in Zoology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an MS in Adult and Organizational Learning from Suffolk University.
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- Administrative Assistant to the Dean of IGSD
Kelly supports the Dean of the Interdisciplinary and Global Studies Division including organizing the Dean's calendar and managing projects and communications. She is responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of the department's financial records. Kelly is also knowledgeable in all office procedures and projects and is here to answer any of your questions. In her spare time Kelly enjoys being outdoors year round. Camping, hiking, biking, geocaching and skiing are some of her favorite activities.
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- Administrative Assistant V
Deb serves as Administrative Assistant and receptionist in the IGSD. She assists faculty and staff in the administration of the IQP. Deb works with the Assistant Director of the Global Perspective Program in coordinating the IQP application process. She is responsible for scheduling orientations for students participating in Off-campus project centers, and collecting and maintaining student and faculty travel information and documentation.
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- Assistant Director, Global Perspective Program
Erin is responsible for orientation, housing, and general administration and recruitment for the Global Perspective Program. Previously, Erin worked for a small Boston based program provider where she oversaw student advising, recruitment, and marketing for programs in the UK, Ireland, South Africa, and Botswana. She also has experience designing faculty-led programs to destinations all over the world through her work with EF Tours. Erin studied in Aix-En-Provence, France during her junior year where she developed her passion for learning about new cultures through travel. She holds a BA in French from Muhlenberg College and an MS in Global and International Education from Drexel University.
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- Administrative Assistant
Ruth assists the IGSD faculty with events, program and course development. Ruth also coordinates the IGSD Brown bag lunch series with Prof. Peet, the on campus IQP fair and Presidents’ IQP awards with Prof. Rissmiller. She also serves as the secretary of the Institutional Review Board and processes all of the applications. In her spare time Ruth enjoys the great outdoors and loves spending time at the beach with her family.
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- Assistant Director, Worcester Community Project Center
Laura is responsible for marketing, website content, grant writing, and coordinating project sponsors for the Worcester Community Project Center. Prior to joining WPI, she worked in fundraising at various nonprofits in Boston including Year Up, a one-year, intensive training program which provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skills development, college credits, and a corporate internship. Laura holds a BS in Social Policy and Planning from the University of Connecticut, a MA in Public Administration and Non Profit Management from Seton Hall University and a MA in Education from Eastern Nazarene College.
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- Program Coordinator, Global Perspective Program
Julie facilitates and administers the off campus MQP, HU&A, ISRP and Exchange application, acceptance and pre-departure processes, as well as the IGSD website. She spent the fall of her junior year abroad in Perugia, Italy and after graduation spent four months volunteering in South East Asia. She has since returned to Vietnam five times to volunteer at a local orphanage. Julie holds a BA in Psychology from Stonehill College and a MA in Higher Education Administration from Boston College.