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Full time Staff: 
Gail & Cassie in Ecuador
Gail DeBell
Study Abroad Director 
gdebell@spu.edu
206-281-2853
 
  • Countries visited:  58
  • Favorite Gelato:  Cannella
  • Favorite Destination:  Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Favorite thing about working in SA: Working in study abroad combines so many of my passions and interests. Seeing students experience the excitement and anticipation of going abroad, and returning with confidence is beyond gratifying! 
  • Years working in study abroad:  8.5
Cassie Sanchez
Study Abroad Program Manager & Advisor
sanchezc@spu.edu
206-281-2924
 
  • Countries visited:  17
  • Favorite Gelato:  Chocolate
  • Favorite Destination:  Kyoto, Japan
  • Favorite thing about working in SA: My passion is to see students engage culture and have meaningful cross-cultural experiences. I love working with students from beginning to end, and seeing the transformation as their worldview is broadened, their biases challenged, and heart for the world irrevocably changed!
  • Years working in study abroad:  3

Global Ambassadors:
Global Ambassadors are students that have studied abroad and are now back on campus and passionate about sharing their experience!

  Leah Mernaugh Leah Mernaugh
   Senior, Linguistics & Cultural Studies Major
   Veritas Christian Study Abroad: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Fall 2015
 
   Q: If you could describe your study abroad experience in one word, what would it be?
   A: Perspective-changing
 
   Contact Leah with questions! mernaughl@spu.edu




Michaela Rubenstein   Michaela Rubenstein   
   Senior, Ecology Major
   USAC Costa Rica: Life and Health Sciences, Spanish and Culture Studies in San Ramón,
   Fall 2015

 
   Q: If you could describe your study abroad experience in one word, what would it be?
   A: Explore
 
   Contact Michaela with questions! rubensteinm@spu.edu


mattbowden   Matt Bowden
   Senior, Physics & Computer Science Major
   USAC Chengdu, Summer 2015
 
   Q: If you could describe your study abroad experience in one word, what would it be?
   A: Evoking
 
   Contact Matt with questions! bowdenm@spu.edu



mallorykarp   Mallory Karp
   Senior, Business Administration Major
   API in Vina del Mar, Chile: Business & Latin American Studies Fall 2015
 
   Q: If you could describe your study abroad experience in one word, what would it be?
   A: Unpredictable
 
   Contact Mallory with questions! karpm@spu.edu



haas.erin   Erin Haas
   Senior, Business Administration Major
   ISA Prague, Czech Republic: International Business & Economics , Academic Year 1516
 
   Q: If you could describe your study abroad experience in one word, what would it be?
   A: Breakthrough
 
   Contact Erin with questions! haase@spu.edu
  


zawadzki,anna   Anna Zawadzki
   
Senior, Exercise Science Major
   API in Krakow, Poland, Summer 2016

   
Q: If you could describe your study abroad experience in one word, what would it be?
   A: Meaningful 

   Contact Anna with questions! zawadzkia@spu.edu



zimmerman,amy   Amy Zimmerman
   
Senior, Linguistics & Cultural Studies Major
   AIFS in St. Petersburg, Summer 2016

   
Q: If you could describe your study abroad experience in one word, what would it be?
   A: Enlivening

   Contact Amy with questions! zimmermana2@spu.edu 



   Haque,CeleneCelene Haque
   Junior, Political Science & International Relations Major, Communications & Francophone Studies Minor
   University of Kent Fall 2016, SPU European Quarter Spring 2016

   Q: If you could describe your study abroad experience in one word, what would it be?
   A: Changing

   Contact Celene with questions! haquec@spu.edu