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Staff : Listing

Following is a listing of staff members. Click the staff member's name to view office hours and contact details.
Dean and Carole M. Weinstein Chair of International Education
Leads the Office of International Education; develops institutional strategies for internationalization at the university level; involved in the leadership of consortia and networks of higher education institutions; and more.
Name Email Phone
Dr. Martha L. Merritt mmerritt@richmond.edu 804-287-6460
Associate Dean and Director of Education Abroad
Name Email Phone
Ms. Ellen Sayles esayles@richmond.edu 804-289-8836
Director of Study Abroad
Responsible for overseeing the operation of the study abroad office; implementing best practices in regards to health and safety issues, coordinate crisis management and health insurance policies, compiling and analyzing statistics, advising and management of programs in Asia, Caribbean, the Czech Republic, Italy, Latin America, Poland, and the West Indies.
Name Email Phone
Ms. Michele Cox mcox@richmond.edu 804-289-8838
Associate Director of Study Abroad
Provides backup for the Director. Supervises the proposal process for short-term faculty-led experiences abroad. Advising for UR programs in Africa (except SFS and SIT), Australia, Austria, England, France, Germany, Morocco (IES), New Zealand, and Switzerland.
Name Email Phone
Mr. Chris Klein cklein2@richmond.edu 804-287-6876
Study Abroad Manager
Manages curriculum linked study abroad programs to ensure and support University's internationalization goal, including short-term programs and connections with UR sites abroad. Works with faculty and students to advise and facilitate study abroad. Responsible for a small portfolio of traditional semester or year-long study abroad programs. Works on special projects, including the annual Study Abroad Fair for worldwide partners and the International Faculty Seminar.
Name Email Phone
Mr. Patrick Schweiger pschweig@richmond.edu 804-484-1642
Study Abroad Advisor
Organizes general outgoing orientation, the Study Abroad Fair, and advises for the OIE and external scholarships. Advising for Denmark, Hungary, India, Ireland, Middle East, Morocco (AMIDEAST), Netherlands, Russia, Scotland, Sweden and Turkey, and for the CIEE, SIT, IHP and SFS programs.
Name Email Phone
Ms. Amy S. Bergmann abergman@richmond.edu 804-289-8817
Administrative Specialist for Study Abroad
Front-line processing of study abroad students; manages the online application system (GatewayAbroad); insurance for students, faculty and staff going abroad; study abroad reimbursements
Name Email Phone
Ms. Jennifer Stevens jsteven2@richmond.edu 804-287-1849
Director of International Student and Scholar Services
Responsible for international students and scholars and immigration issues, plans and runs international student orientation each semester.
Name Email Phone
Ms. Krittika Onsanit konsanit@richmond.edu 804-287-6499
International Student Advisor
Front-line processing of incoming exchange students; immigration documents; health insurance for incoming exchange students; international student events
Name Email Phone
Ms. Diana Trinh diana.trinh@richmond.edu (804) 484-1458
Communications & Events Manager
Creates communications strategy and supporting events
Name Email Phone
Mr. Michael Warchol mwarcho2@richmond.edu unavailable
Assistant to the Deans
Provides administrative assistance to the Dean and Associate Dean of International Education; functions as office manager; manages Weinstein Grants
Name Email Phone
Ms. Shani Buchholz sbuchhol@richmond.edu 804-289-8836
Administrative Coordinator
Name Email Phone
Ms. Sara Rock srock@richmond.edu 804-289-8836