Staff

Together, the staff at the International Office brings a wide range of experience and a wealth of knowledge specific to international student and scholar services. The IO works collaboratively with staff and faculty to ensure efficient services and effective programming for the international campus community.

Newly admitted to Northwestern?  Please email intadmit@northwestern.edu with questions!

RAVI SHANKAR - DIRECTOR
Contact for Legal Permanent Residency
Email: r-shankar@northwestern.edu Tel: 847-491-5979

NICK SEAMONS - ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
F-1/J-1 Student Advising: Kellogg EMBA (Miami/Evanston) and International EMBA
Employment-Based: NU-Qatar, International Program Development (IPD), NUIT, Project Café, WCAS (not Chemistry, not Life Sciences), Communication, Medill, Music, SESP & all other depts.
Email: n-seamons@northwestern.edu Tel: 847-467-6899 

COLLEEN SEATON - ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
F-1/J-1 Student Advising with surnames: A - B, O - V
Employment-Based: Non-equilibrium Energy Research Center (NERC), Argonne-Northwestern Solar Energy Research Center (ANSER), Chemistry of Life Processes Institute (includes: Center for Advanced Molecular Imaging (CAMI), Center for Developmental Therapeutics (CDT), Center for Molecular Innovation & Drug Discovery (CMIDD), Proteomics Center of Excellence (PCE), Proteomics Core, Quantitative Bioelemental Imaging Center (QBIC), recombinant Protein Production Core (rPPC))
Email: c-seaton@northwestern.edu Tel: 847-491-3228

THERESA JOHNSON - COORDINATOR
Employment-Based: Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Feinberg School of Medicine, Rehabilitation Institute, NW Medical Faculty Foundation, NU Law, WCAS Chemistry, and WCAS Life Sciences (Molecular Biosciences & Neurobiology)
Email: theresa.johnson@northwestern.edu Tel: 847-491-2294

ADAM BLOUGH - ADVISOR (KELLOGG)
F-1/J-1 Student Advising: All 1Y and 2Y MBA, MMM, JD/MBA, MBA Exchange
Email: a-blough@northwestern.edu Tel: 847-467-4294

DEBBIE KALTMAN - ADVISOR
F-1/J-1 Student Advising with surnames: C - H
Email: d-kaltman@northwestern.edu Tel: 847-491-3836

EMLYN TORRES - ADVISOR
F-1/J-1 Student Advising with surnames: W - Z
Employment-Based: McCormick, Kellogg
Email: e-torres@northwestern.edu Tel: 847-491-8980

STEPHANIE CISNEROS- ADVISOR
F-1/J-1 Student Advising with surnames: I - N
Email: Stephanie.Cisneros@Northwestern.edu  Tel: 847-467-4025

ARIANA DRULE- ADVISOR
Email: ariana.drule@northwestern.edu  Tel: 847-491-2599

CARA LAWSON - PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Contact for all general inquiries.
Email: c-lawson@northwestern.edu Tel: 847-491-5613

ANGELICA GARCIA- PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Email: angelica.garcia@northwestern.edu  Tel: 847-491-5613