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Tracie Carr Fiscal Officer
Global Center for Food Systems Innovation

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Parryss Carter-McGee Program Assistant
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

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Siddharth Chandra Director
Asian Studies Center

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Max Chappuis Program Coordinator
Office for Education Abroad

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Biography: Max has been with Michigan State Study Abroad since 2014. He first specialized in United Kingdom and Ireland programming before shifting into managing programs offered in partnership with the College of Arts and Letters and College of Music. In addition, he serves on the NAFSA Consular Affairs Liaison Subcommittee for the UK, and the Michigan Association of International Educators Education Abroad Knowledge Community and conference planning team. In 2016, Max was honored with the NAFSA Region V New Professional Award.

Originally from Florida, Max graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. in Economics and Political Science. During his time at Florida State, he spent a semester in the U.K. at FSU's London Study Centre, where he returned immediately after graduation to start his international education career as a program assistant before coming to MSU.

Swathi Chembathi Program Coordinator
Office for Education Abroad

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Xiaoqing Chen Program Coordinator
Visiting International Professional Program

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Damaris Choti Assistant to the Director for African Alumni & Student Engagement
African Studies Center

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Biography: Damaris Choti is Assistant to the Director of African Studies Center at MSU. She holds PhD and MA degrees in Educational Administration from Michigan State University. Damaris coordinates alumni and student engagement initiatives and activities for the center. She facilitates communication with African alumni and works with Africa-related student groups to design a series of activities that help the larger MSU community learn more about Africa and opportunities available through the African Studies Center. She is a co-founder of MSU African Female Students Empowerment Program (AFSEP) and advises many Africa-oriented student organizations.

Damaris’s areas of interest include school administration, women leadership, gender studies and African studies. She has authored a book chapter in Where did the Girls go?: The Role of Socialization and Institutions in Silencing Female Voices, in "Becoming Critical: The Emergence of Social Justice Scholars" Eds: Broscoe, F. & Muhammad K. (SUNY, 2015), and an article, The Role of Family Social Capital in the Upward Mobility of Kenyan Female School Principals (Kenya Scholars and Studies Association KESSA, 2013).

Nick Cousino SUNAPSIS Analyst
Office for International Students and Scholars

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