Contact a Global Ambassador

Global Ambassadors are peer mentors, inspiration leaders, and expert travelers who have participated in various global engagement programs around the world.

Many of our other ambassadors have had multiple experiences abroad, semester as well as winter term. If you have questions about global engagement at Elon, get connected with a Global Ambassador! Email globalambassadors@elon.edu to arrange a meeting!

Ways to get connected:

  1. Click a location on the map below and see who has been where!
  2. Email globalambassadors@elon.edu about being paired with an ambassador, or email any specific questions only students can answer.
  3. Drop by the GEC to talk to our Global Ambassador Coordinators during their office hours:
    • Reena John
      Fridays: 1-5 PM
    • Lauren Ray
      Tuesdays: 4:15-5:15 PM
      Wednesdays: 9:30-10:30 AM
      Fridays: 2-4 PM

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 Study USA

Cristina Fadel

Program: Italy, Florence: Elon Center Abroad (AEF); Elon in Los Angeles (LA)
Major: Cinema & Television Arts
Email: cfadel@elon.edu

Emma Dodwell

Program: Australia, Perth: Curtin University; WT Discovering Dixie
Major: Human Service Studies
Class: 2018
Email: edodwell@elon.edu

Erin Bishop

Programs: Semester at Sea; Washington D.C., USA: The Washinton Center
Majors: International Studies, Marketing, and International Business, minors in Economics and Political Science
Class: 2018
Email: ebishop8@elon.edu

Izzy Fagen

Program: Spain, Toledo: Fundación Ortega-Maranon (Arcadia); WT Washington D.C.: Experiencing D.C.; Teaching Fellows WT
Major: Elementary Education, minor in Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: Lfagen@elon.edu

Julia Giorano

Programs: Australia, Sunshine Coast: The University of the Sunshine Coast; WT Holocaust Journey; WT New York: Wealth and Poverty
Major: Exercise Science, minor in Psychology
Class: 2017
Email: jgiordano2@elon.edu

Kayla Gallagher

Programs: Washington, D.C.: The Washington Center; Spain, Seville: Language and Society (CIEE)
Major: Political Science, minors in Communications and Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: kgallagher8@elon.edu

Olivia Brand

Programs: France, Montpellier: UNC in Montpellier; WT Hawaii: Nation or State?
Major: Psychology, minors in French and Criminal Justice
Class: 2018
Email: obrand@elon.edu

Thomas Fazio

Programs: Costa Rica, San Jose (ISA); Elon Alaska
Major: Psychology, minor in Statistics
Class: 2018
Email: tfazio@elon.edu

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Research/Internship

Alicia Leja (internship)

Programs: Spain, Seville: Business & Society (CIEE)
Major: Marketing and Finance, minor in Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: aleja@elon.edu

Andrea Sanchez (internship, service)

Programs: CIEE (Seville), Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Córdoba, Argentina)
Major: Philosophy and International Studies, minor in Human Services
Class: 2017
Email: asanchez6@elon.edu

Barang Phuk (internship, service)

Program: China, Shanghai: Love School of Business Center Abroad (CIEE)
Major: International Business and Political Science, minor in International Studies
Class: 2017
Email: bphuk@elon.edu

Brittany Jeatter (internship, research, service)

Program: South Africa, Cape Town: Service Learning Program (CIEE)
Major: Psychology, minors in African American Studies and Human Services
Class: 2017
Email: bjeatter@elon.edu

Camryn Bindra (internship)

Programs: Elon in New York City (NYC); WT France: Eat, Pray, Love – Sacred Space & the Place of Religion in 21st Century France; Peru: Wilderness and Adventure Therapy (Embedded)
Major: Psychology, minor in Human Services
Email: cbindra@elon.edu

Claire Patton (research)

Program: Bhutan: School for Field Studies
Major: Environmental and Ecological Science
Class: 2018
Email: cpatton2@elon.edu

Emma Dodwell (internship)

Program: Australia, Perth: Curtin University; WT Discovering Dixie
Major: Human Service Studies
Class: 2018
Email: edodwell@elon.edu

Ella Fies (service)

Programs: WT Miami: Ecology, Conservation, and Sustainability; France, Paris: American University in Paris
Major: Human Services Studies, minors in Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies and Psychology
Class: 2019
Email: gfies@elon.edu

Erin Bishop (internship, service)

Programs: Semester at Sea; Washington D.C., USA: The Washinton Center
Majors: International Studies, Marketing, and International Business, minors in Economics and Political Science
Class: 2018
Email: ebishop8@elon.edu

Izzy Fagen (internship, service)

Program: Spain, Toledo: Fundación Ortega-Maranon (Arcadia); WT Washington D.C.: Experiencing D.C.; Teaching Fellows WT
Major: Elementary Education, minor in Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: Lfagen@elon.edu

Julia Giorano (internship, service)

Programs: Australia, Sunshine Coast: The University of the Sunshine Coast; WT Holocaust Journey; WT New York: Wealth and Poverty
Major: Exercise Science, minor in Psychology
Class: 2017
Email: jgiordano2@elon.edu

Katherine Dorr (internship, service)

Programs: England, London: Elon Center Abroad (FIE)
Majors: Strategic Communications and Psychology, minor in Leadership
Class: 2018
Email: kdorr2@elon.edu

Kayla Gallagher (internship)

Programs: Washington, D.C.: The Washington Center; Spain, Seville: Language and Society (CIEE)
Major: Political Science, minors in Communications and Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: kgallagher8@elon.edu

Kimberly Byrne (service)

Programs: China, Beijing: The Beijing Center (TBC); WT Ireland
Major: International Relations, minors in Political Science and Asian Studies
Class: 2018
Email: kbyrne5@elon.edu

Konnor Yurchak (internship, service)

Programs: England, London: Elon Center Abroad (FIE), WT South Africa: The Call of South Africa
Major: Strategic Communications and Psychology, minor in Professional Sales
Class: 2018
Email: kyurchak@elon.edu

Kristina McKittrick (research, service)

Program: The Netherlands, Amsterdam (SIT); WT Ethiopia and Tanzania: An Exploration of History, Culture, and the Natural World in East Africa
Majors: International Studies and Political Science, minors in History and Peace & Conflict Studies;
Class: 2018
Email: kmckittrick@elon.edu

Lauren Ray (internship)

Program: England, London: Elon Center Abroad (FIE); UAE, Dubai & Abu Dhabi: Business Fellows WT
Major: Finance, minors in Accounting and Economics
Class: 2018
Email: lray3@elon.edu

Lindsay Rosen (internship)

Program: England, London: Elon Center Abroad (FIE)
Majors: Strategic Communications and Political Science
Class: 2018
Email: lrosen3@elon.edu

Olivia Brand (service)

Programs: France, Montpellier: UNC in Montpellier; WT Hawaii: Nation or State?
Major: Psychology, minors in French and Criminal Justice
Class: 2018
Email: obrand@elon.edu

Rachel Kading (internship, service)

Programs: Denmark, Copenhagen: Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS); WT Malawi: Warm Heart of Africa
Major: Cinema & Television Arts, minors in Business Administration and Women & Gender Studies
Class: 2018
Email: rkading@elon.edu

Reagan Monteith (service)

Program: Semester at Sea
Major: Biology, minor in Public Health
Class: 2017
Email: rmonteith@elon.edu

Reena John (service)

Programs: Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Córdoba, Argentina); WT Business in the Pacific Rim; The Washington Center
Majors: International Studies and Political Science, minors in Leadership Studies, Peace & Conflict Studies, and Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: rjohn2@elon.edu

Sara Krypel (service)

Programs: Semester at Sea; WT Vietnam
Major: Strategic Communications, minor in Professional Sales
Class: 2018
Email: skrypel@elon.edu

Sven Carlstrom (research, service)

Programs: Panama, Bocas del Toro (SFS); WT Great Structures
Major: Environmental and Ecological Science, minor in Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: scarlstrom@elon.edu

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Winter Term/ Faculty-Led

Cameron Magida (Student Coordinator)

Programs: WT Holocaust Journey; Denmark, Copenhagen: DIS Study Abroad in Scandinavia
Major: Strategic Communications, minors in International Studies and Spanish
Class: 2017
Email: cmagida@elon.edu

Camryn Bindra

Programs: WT France: Eat, Pray, Love – Sacred Space & the Place of Religion in 21st Century France; Elon in New York City (NYC); Peru: Wilderness and Adventure Therapy (Embedded)
Major: Psychology, minor in Human Services
Class: 2017
Email: cbindra@elon.edu

Emma Dodwell

Program: WT Discovering Dixie; Australia, Perth: Curtin University
Major: Human Service Studies
Class: 2018
Email: edodwell@elon.edu

Ella Fies

Programs: WT Miami: Ecology, Conservation, and Sustainability; France, Paris: American University in Paris
Major: Human Services Studies, minors in Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies and Psychology
Class: 2019
Email: gfies@elon.edu

Erin Henston

Programs: WT Holocaust Journey; Argentina, Buenos Aires (CIEE)
Majors: International Business and Marketing
Class: 2018
Email: ehenston2@elon.edu

Izzy Fagen

Program: WT Washington D.C.: Experiencing D.C.; Spain, Toledo: Fundación Ortega-Maranon (Arcadia);Teaching Fellows WT
Major: Elementary Education, minor in Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: Lfagen@elon.edu

Julia Giordano

Programs: WT Holocaust Journey; WT New York: Wealth and Poverty; Australia, Sunshine Coast: The University of the Sunshine Coast;
Major: Exercise Science, minor in Psychology
Class: 2017
Email: jgiordano2@elon.edu

Kayla Gallagher

Programs: Washington, D.C.: The Washington Center; Spain, Seville: Language and Society (CIEE)
Major: Political Science, minors in Communications and Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: kgallagher8@elon.edu

Kimberly Byrne

Programs: WT Ireland; China, Beijing: The Beijing Center (TBC)
Major: International Relations, minors in Political Science and Asian Studies
Class: 2018
Email: kbyrne5@elon.edu

Konnor Yurchak

Programs: WT South Africa: The Call of South Africa; England, London: Elon Center Abroad (FIE)
Major: Strategic Communications and Psychology, minor in Professional Sales
Class: 2018
Email: kyurchak@elon.edu

Kristina McKittrick

Program: WT Ethiopia and Tanzania: An Exploration of History, Culture, and the Natural World in East Africa; The Netherlands, Amsterdam (SIT)
Majors: International Studies and Political Science, minors in History and Peace & Conflict Studies
Class: 2018
Email: kmckittrick@elon.edu

Olivia Brand

Programs: WT Hawaii: Nation or State?; France, Montpellier: UNC in Montpellier
Major: Psychology, minors in French and Criminal Justice
Class: 2018
Email: obrand@elon.edu

Rachel Kading

Programs: WT Malawi: Warm Heart of Africa; Denmark, Copenhagen: Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)
Major: Cinema & Television Arts, minors in Business Administration and Women & Gender Studies
Class: 2018
Email: rkading@elon.edu

Reena John

Programs: WT Business in the Pacific Rim; The Washington Center; Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Córdoba, Argentina)
Majors: International Studies and Political Science, minors in Leadership Studies, Peace & Conflict Studies, and Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: rjohn2@elon.edu

Sara Krypel

Programs: Semester at Sea; WT Vietnam
Major: Strategic Communications, minor in Professional Sales
Class: 2018
Email: skrypel@elon.edu

Sven Carlstrom

Programs: Panama, Bocas del Toro (SFS); WT Great Structures
Major: Environmental and Ecological Science, minor in Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: scarlstrom@elon.edu

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Semester Travel-Embedded

Camryn Bindra

Programs: Peru: Wilderness and Adventure Therapy (Embedded); Elon in New York City (NYC); WT France: Eat, Pray, Love – Sacred Space & the Place of Religion in 21st Century France
Major: Psychology, minor in Human Services
Email: cbindra@elon.edu

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Fellows Programs

Erica Charles

Programs: Spain, Barcelona: Business and Culture (CIEE); UAE, Dubai & Abu Dhabi: Business Fellows WT
Major: Marketing, minor in Communications
Class: 2018
Email: echarles2@elon.edu

Izzy Fagen

Program: Spain, Toledo: Fundación Ortega-Maranon (Arcadia); WT Washington D.C.: Experiencing D.C.; Teaching Fellows WT
Major: Elementary Education, minor in Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: Lfagen@elon.edu

Lauren Ray

Program: England, London: Elon Center Abroad (FIE); UAE, Dubai & Abu Dhabi: Business Fellows WT
Major: Finance, minors in Accounting and Economics
Class: 2018
Email: lray3@elon.edu

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 Love School of Business

Alicia Leja

Programs: Spain, Seville: Business & Society (CIEE)
Major: Marketing and Finance, minor in Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: aleja@elon.edu

Barang Phuk

Program: China, Shanghai: Love School of Business Center Abroad (CIEE)
Major: International Business and Political Science, minor in International Studies
Class: 2017
Email: bphuk@elon.edu

Brett Kellaher (Student Coordinator)

Program: Spain, Barcelona: Business & Culture (CIEE)
Major: International Business, minors in Leadership Studies & Spanish
Class: 2017
Email: bkellaher@elon.edu

Erica Charles

Programs: Spain, Barcelona: Business and Culture (CIEE); UAE, Dubai & Abu Dhabi: Business Fellows WT
Major: Marketing, minor in Communications
Class: 2018
Email: echarles2@elon.edu

Erin Henston

Programs: WT Holocaust Journey; Argentina, Buenos Aires (CIEE)
Majors: International Business and Marketing
Class: 2018
Email: ehenston2@elon.edu

Erin Bishop

Programs: Semester at Sea; Washington D.C., USA: The Washinton Center
Majors: International Studies, Marketing, and International Business, minors in Economics and Political Science
Class: 2018
Email: ebishop8@elon.edu

Lauren Ray

Program: England, London: Elon Center Abroad (FIE); UAE, Dubai & Abu Dhabi: Business Fellows WT
Major: Finance, minors in Accounting and Economics
Class: 2018
Email: lray3@elon.edu

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 School of Communications

Anna Clarkson

Programs: Denmark, Copenhagen (DIS)
Major: Media Analytics, minors in Psychology and Criminal Justice Studies
Class: 2018
Email: aclarkson@elon.edu

Cameron Magida (Student Coordinator)

Programs: WT Holocaust Journey; Denmark, Copenhagen: DIS Study Abroad in Scandinavia
Major: Strategic Communications, minors in International Studies and Spanish
Class: 2017
Email: cmagida@elon.edu

Cristina Fadel

Program: Italy, Florence: Elon Center Abroad (AEF); Elon in Los Angeles (LA)
Major: Cinema & Television Arts
Email: cfadel@elon.edu

Katherine Dorr

Programs: England, London: Elon Center Abroad (FIE)
Majors: Strategic Communications and Psychology, minor in Leadership
Class: 2018
Email: kdorr2@elon.edu

Konnor Yurchak

Programs: England, London: Elon Center Abroad (FIE); WT South Africa: The Call of South Africa
Major: Strategic Communications and Psychology, minor in Professional Sales
Class: 2018
Email: kyurchak@elon.edu

Lindsay Rosen

Program: England, London: Elon Center Abroad (FIE)
Majors: Strategic Communications and Political Science
Class: 2018
Email: lrosen3@elon.edu

Rachel Kading

Programs: Denmark, Copenhagen: Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS); WT Malawi: Warm Heart of Africa
Major: Cinema & Television Arts, minors in Business Administration and Women & Gender Studies
Class: 2018
Email: rkading@elon.edu

Sara Krypel

Programs: Semester at Sea; WT Vietnam
Major: Strategic Communications, minor in Professional Sales
Class: 2018
Email: skrypel@elon.edu

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 School of Education

Izzy Fagen

Program: Spain, Toledo: Fundación Ortega-Maranon (Arcadia)WT Washington D.C.: Experiencing D.C.; Teaching Fellows WT
Major: Elementary Education, minor in Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: Lfagen@elon.edu

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 School of Arts and Sciences

Alexander Ball

Programs: New Zealand, Dunedin: University of Otago (Arcadia)
Major: Biochemistry, minor in Neuroscience
Class: 2018
Email: aball3@elon.edu

Andrea Sanchez

Programs: CIEE (Seville), Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Córdoba, Argentina)
Major: Philosophy and International Studies, minor in Human Services
Class: 2017
Email: asanchez6@elon.edu

Ben Lutz

Programs: Jordan, Amman: Diplomacy & Policy Studies (CIEE), ISA and CLS (Morocco)
Major: International & Global Studies and Political Science, minors in Middle East Studies, Peace & Conflict Studies, and Interreligious Studies
Class: 2017
Email: blutz3@elon.edu

Brittany Jeatter (internship, research, service)

Program: South Africa, Cape Town: Service Learning Program (CIEE)
Major: Psychology, minors in African American Studies and Human Services
Class: 2017
Email: bjeatter@elon.edu

Camryn Bindra

Programs: Elon in New York City (NYC); Peru: Wilderness and Adventure Therapy (Embedded); WT France: Eat, Pray, Love – Sacred Space & the Place of Religion in 21st Century France
Major: Psychology, minor in Human Services
Email: cbindra@elon.edu

Claire Patton

Program: Bhutan: School for Field Studies
Major: Environmental and Ecological Science
Class: 2018
Email: cpatton2@elon.edu

Crystal Sharp

Programs: Germany, Heidelberg: University of Heidelberg
Majors: English Literature, minors in German Studies and History
Class: 2018
Email: csharp8@elon.edu

Emma Dodwell

Program: Australia, Perth: Curtin University; WT Discovering Dixie
Major: Human Service Studies
Class: 2018
Email: edodwell@elon.edu

Ella Fies

Programs: WT Miami: Ecology, Conservation, and Sustainability; France, Paris: American University in Paris
Major: Human Services Studies, minors in Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies and Psychology
Class: 2019
Email: gfies@elon.edu

Haley Hostetter

Programs: Italy, Florence: Elon Center Abroad (AEF)
Major: Arts Administration and Music, minors in Jazz Studies and Business Administration
Class: 2018
Email: hhostetter@elon.edu

Jenny Ball

Programs: Denmark, Copenhagen: Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)
Major: Psychology, minor in Biology
Class: 2018
Email: jball8@elon.edu

Joshua Weintraub

Programs: Israel, Haifa: Haifa University International School
Major: Political Science and International Studies, minors in Middle East Studies and Jewish Studies
Class: 2017
Email: jweintraub3@elon.edu

Julia Giordano

Programs: Australia, Sunshine Coast: The University of the Sunshine Coast; WT Holocaust Journey
Major: Exercise Science, minor in Psychology
Class: 2017
Email: jgiordano2@elon.edu

Katherine Dorr

Programs: England, London: Elon Center Abroad (FIE)
Majors: Strategic Communications and Psychology, minor in Leadership
Class: 2018
Email: kdorr2@elon.edu

Kayla Gallagher

Programs: Washington, D.C.: The Washington Center; Spain, Seville: Language and Society (CIEE)
Major: Political Science, minors in Communications and Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: kgallagher8@elon.edu

Kimberly Byrne

Programs: WT Ireland; China, Beijing: The Beijing Center (TBC)
Major: International Relations, minors in Political Science and Asian Studies
Class: 2018
Email: kbyrne5@elon.edu

Konnor Yurchak

Programs: WT South Africa: The Call of South Africa; England, London: Elon Center Abroad (FIE)
Major: Strategic Communications and Psychology, minor in Professional Sales
Class: 2018
Email: kyurchak@elon.edu

Kristina McKittrick

Program: WT Ethiopia and Tanzania: An Exploration of History, Culture, and the Natural World in East Africa; The Netherlands, Amsterdam (SIT)
Majors: International Studies and Political Science, minors in History and Peace & Conflict Studies
Class: 2018
Email: kmckittrick@elon.edu

Lindsay Rosen

Program: England, London: Elon Center Abroad (FIE)
Majors: Strategic Communications and Political Science
Class: 2018
Email: lrosen3@elon.edu

Olivia Brand

Programs: WT Hawaii: Nation or State?; France, Montpellier: UNC in Montpellier
Major: Psychology, minors in French and Criminal Justice
Class: 2018
Email: obrand@elon.edu

Reagan Monteith

Program: Semester at Sea
Major: Biology, minor in Public Health
Class: 2017
Email: rmonteith@elon.edu

Reena John

Programs: WT Business in the Pacific Rim; The Washington Center; Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Córdoba, Argentina);
Majors: International Studies and Political Science, minors in Leadership Studies, Peace & Conflict Studies, and Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: rjohn2@elon.edu

Sven Carlstrom

Programs: Panama, Bocas del Toro (SFS); WT Great Structures
Major: Environmental and Ecological Science, minor in Spanish
Class: 2018
Email: scarlstrom@elon.edu

Thomas Fazio

Programs: Costa Rica, San Jose (ISA); Elon Alaska
Major: Psychology, minor in Statistics
Class: 2017
Email: tfazio@elon.edu

Zachary Gianelle

Programs: England, Bath (ASE)
Major: Classical Studies and English Literature
Class: 2017
Email: zgianelle@elon.edu

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