Our Team

Welcome to UConn Education Abroad!

Our team of international educators is excited to collaborate with you!

If you are a student, faculty member, or staff member, please feel free to reach out to the Education Abroad Advisor for your school, department, or major. You may view our breakdown of advising areas under each advisor’s profile below.

To make an appointment with an advisor during the summer, please e-mail the appropriate advisor directly to schedule a time to meet. Appointments can be in person or a phone call.

Sarah O'Leary

Sarah O'Leary

Director of Education Abroad

sarah.o'leary@uconn.edu

Matt Yates

Matthew Yates

Associate Director of Education Abroad and Incoming Exchange Coordinator

matthew.yates@uconn.edu

Laura Hills

Laura Hills

Education Abroad Advisor

laura.hills@uconn.edu

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Advises students in the

  • School of Business
  • School of Engineering
and the following departments and majors:
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Geosciences
  • Marine Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Physics
  • Physiology and Neurobiology
  • Statistics
  • ACES Students
  • Individualized Majors
  • Interdisciplinary Studies Majors
  • Non-Degree Students

Val Nightingale

Valerie Nightingale

Education Abroad Advisor

valerie.nightingale@uconn.edu

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Advises students in the following social sciences departments and majors:

  • Anthropology
  • Cognitive Science
  • Communication
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Human Rights
  • Linguistics
  • Maritime Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychological Sciences
  • Public Policy
  • Sociology
  • Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
  • Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Inga Poetzl

Inga Pötzl

Education Abroad Advisor and Baden-Wuerttemberg - Connecticut Exchange Coordinator

inga.poetzl@uconn.edu

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Advises students in the

  • School of Fine Arts
and the following humanities departments and majors:
  • Africana Studies
  • American Studies
  • English
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Literatures, Cultures, and Languages
  • Philosophy

Colleen Millerick

Colleen Millerick

Communications Assistant

colleen.millerick@uconn.edu

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Advises students in the

  • College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental Studies
  • Neag School of Education
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Social Work

Nicki Hosey

Front Desk Administrator

nicole.hosey@uconn.edu