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Study Abroad StudentsFaculty Advisory Board / Study Abroad Council

The Faculty Advisory Board and Study Abroad Council  work with department staff  to ensure that Fordham’s study abroad office continues to meet the needs of our undergraduate students, faculty, and other departments by strengthening our established study abroad programs and policies, and by helping to identify university needs related to study abroad.  Members are encouraged to promote international study to the university community as well as participate in an exchange of ideas to advance the goals of the department and to further global learning outcomes at the University.


The 2019-2022 Faculty Advisory Board consists of faculty from the undergraduate colleges of the university, each representing different academic departments:

Jennifer S. Clark, Professor of Communication and Media Studies

Kathryn Heleniak, Professor of Art History and Music

Katherin Marton, Professor of Finance and Economics

Lisa Lancia, Director of International Initiatives in the Office of the Provost (ex-officio)

Joseph Rienti, Director of International and Study Abroad Programs (ex-officio)

Cynthia Vich, Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literature


The 2019-2022 Study Abroad Council consists of administrators from different divisions of the university:

Rachel Annunziato, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, FCRH

Jenifer Campbell, Senior Director, Office of Residential Life at LC

Keith Eldredge, Assistant VP and Dean of Students at LC

Alex Fischer, Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Residential Life at RH

Tyler Martins, Assistant Director for Housing Operations, Office of Residential Life at RH

Mica Mcknight, Sophomore Class Dean, FCLC

Kathryn Raymond, Senior Assistant Director, Enrollment Group

Christopher Rodgers, Assistant VP and Dean of Students at RH

Dave Swinarski, Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Marisa Villani, Senior Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies, GSB

Travel Registry

All faculty (and staff) participating in Fordham sponsored travel, must enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program, and in Fordham's Travel Registry, found in the "Home" tab in the portal.

International Health Insurance

Fordham Faculty and Staff can purchase an affordable short-term international health insurance plan through This is the same plan Fordham provides to our study abroad students.

In an emergency, please contact Fordham's Office of Public Safety at 1-718-817-2222.