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The Office of Global Programs is the academic component of the Minnock Institute for Global Engagement. Working closely with the seven global minor programs on campus - African​​​,​ Asian​Canadian,​ Global ReligiousIrish​Latin American & Caribbean, and Middle Eas​t & North African​ - Global Programs is focused on internationalizing the curriculum, fostering a wide range of scholarly, cultural, and extra-curricular experiences for our students, expanding faculty exchanges with partnered institutions, and encouraging joint research and community service opportunities between our faculty, librarians, staff and their counterparts abroad. The goal of Global Programs is to create a learning environment on campus that increases global awareness and enhances cross-cultural communication, collaboration, and understanding. 

Global Program minor coordinators/directors 2019-2020:

African Studies Coordinator - Dr. Meghan Healy-Clancy

Asian Studies Coordinator - Dr. Chien Yu
Canadian Studies Coordinator - Dr. Andrew Holman
Global Religious Studies Coordinator -  Dr. Kevin Kalish 
Irish Studies Coordinator - Dr. Ellen Scheible ​​
Latin American & Caribbean Studies Interim Coordinator - Dr. Andres Montenegro Rosero​
Middle East & North African Studies Director - Dr. Madhu Rao

Contact Information

Susan Williams
Minnock Institute for​
Global Engagement (MIGE)
Tel: 508.531.2421

Dr. Jabbar Al-Obaidi
Academic Director of Global Programs
Tel: 508.531.2187