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Michigan State University
International Center
427 N. Shaw Lane
Room 207
East Lansing MI 48824-1035
Tel: +1-517-355-2350
Fax: +1-517-353-7254
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Mary Hennessey Director
Volunteer English Tutoring Program

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Lisa Hinds Fiscal Officer/Office Supervisor
African Studies Center

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Biography: Lisa Hinds joined the African Studies Center in her current role in July 2014. Her primary responsibilities involve the financial and budgetary functions of the center, including grants administration. She also works closely with the Center Director in overall strategic planning for the Center with respect to staffing, budgets and operations.

Lisa completed her bachelor's degree in Finance at the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.

Emily Holley Associate Director
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

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David Horner
Community Volunteers for International Programs

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Takashi Iwasaki International Student Advisor
Office for International Students and Scholars

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Biography: Takashi Iwasaki is a J-1 student and scholar advisor. A Yokohama native, Takashi earned his bachelor's degree from Waseda University in Tokyo. In 2007, Takashi completed a master's degree in statistics/sociology at the Pennsylvania State University. While at Panasonic, Takashi was responsible for the promotion of electronic products to European countries. With AIG, Takashi develops new insurance products/policies, which requires extensive knowledge of commercial property insurance underwriting.

At the University of Kentucky, he supported the College's international strategies and initiatives and actively engaged in all international and domestic student recruitment and retention efforts. Takashi has traveled extensively within Asia. His travels have also taken him to numerous locations in North America, including such diverse destinations as Cancun, Mexico and Ontario, Canada to rural eastern Kentucky.

Jose Jackson-Malete Associate Director of Operations and Research Administration
African Studies Center

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Ashley James Business Office Assistant
Office for Education Abroad

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Amy Jamison Associate Director
Center for Gender in Global Context

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