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Global Education Advisory Committee


The CU Denver Global Education Advisory Committee (GEAC) was formed in 2016. The role of GEAC is to collaborate with the Office of Global Education (OGE) to:

  • Review, approve, or deny all faculty-led Global Study proposals
  • Advise OGE on community outreach marketing efforts
  • Provide feedback on OGE policies and procedures relevant to Global Study programs and other international programs managed by OGE
  • Promote internationalization of the curriculum
  • Support and foster high-impact practices generated through global education programs


Madiha Abdel-Maksoud, Colorado School of Public Health, Assistant Professor
Ruben Viramontez Anguiano, School of Education and Human Development, Professor of Human Development, Family Relations, and Education
Michelle Carpenter, College of Arts & Media, Assistant Professor of Digital Design and Area Head
Leo Darnell, College of Architecture & Planning, Assistant Dean of Academic Services & Extended Studies
Saira Hamidi, Office of Global Education, Study Abroad Coordinator
Nicole Herrin, Office of Global Education, Study Abroad Coordinator
Alana Jones, Office of International Affairs, Associate Vice Chancellor  
John Patsey, Academic Success and Advising Center, Senior Academic Advisor
Pam Prag, College of Nursing, Senior Clinical Instructor and Global Health Program Director
Tony Robinson, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Associate Professor and Chair of Political Science
Jean Scandlyn, Departments of Health and Behavioral Science and Anthropology, Associate Professor
Scott Steinbrecher, School of Public Affairs, Coordinator of International Student Programs
Jessica Tharp, Office of Global Education, Interim Director 
Emily Wheeler, Office of Global Education, Study Abroad Coordinator 


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