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Global Engagement

International Leadership Coordinating Committee

We’re committed to increasing Adelphi’s global engagement.

The International Leadership Coordinating Committee coordinates activities with all of the elements at Adelphi working to actualize the University goal of increased relevance in a changing world. More specifically, the committee proposes guidelines and priorities for the University’s international activities regarding the following areas: education abroad, international partnerships, international population services, international faculty development, internationalization of the curriculum and cocurricular activities. The committee reports to the provost.

Committee Chair

Susan Briziarelli
Assistant Provost for Global Affairs, Office of the Provost

Committee Members

Raysa Amador
Professor and Department Chair, Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Wendy Badala
Director, International Services, Office of the Provost

Joseph Celentano
Adjunct Faculty, Willumstad School of Business

Carol Cohen
Professor, School of Social Work

Peter DeBartolo
Administrative Director and Adjunct Professor
Levermore Global Scholars

John Drew
Assistant Professor, Department of Communications, College of Arts and Sciences

Shannon Harrison
Director, Center for International Education, Office of the Provost



Katie Laatikainen
Professor and Director of International Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

Jaclyn Mandart
Assistant Director of International Admissions 

Ditsapelo McFarland
Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Public Health

Rachel Nelson
Assistant Director of International Services, Office of the Provost  

Samantha Prudente
Assistant Managing Director, Adelphi University International 

Justyna Widera
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences




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For further information, please contact:

Center for International Education
Nexus Building, Room 145
p – 516.877.3487
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Department of Political Science
Blodgett Hall Room 202
p – 516.877.4590

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