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Study Abroad Peer Advisers 2016-2017

Asia

Africa

Czech Republic

Denmark

England

Europe

France

For GESI Fellows, visit the GESI website


Italy

Latin America

London School of Economics

Oceania

Scotland

Spain

Barcelona Summer

For IPD Student Ambassadors, visit the IPD website


Asia

Rosalie Chan

Rosalie Chan

School: Medill
Major/Minor: Journalism, Computer Science
Program/Country: IES Contemporary China & Chinese Language; Beijing, China
Term Abroad: Fall 2015
Talk to Me About: Chinese food and places to visit in Beijing
Contact Me: rosaliechan2017@u.northwestern.edu

Jessica Hoffman


Jessica Hoffman

School: SoC
Major/Minor: RTVF, International Studies, IMC
Program/Country: IES Contemporary China & Chinese Language; Beijing, China
Term Abroad: Fall 2015
Talk to Me About: China, languages, fitting study abroad into your busy schedule, playing sports abroad, culture shock, adaptation, unaffiliated programs, playing with sports teams abroad, life!
Contact Me: jessicahoffman2017@u.northwestern.edu

Henry Tankus

Henry Tankus

School: WCAS
Major/Minor: Mathematics, Economics, Chinese Language
Program/Country: IES Contemporary China & Chinese Language; Beijing, China
Term Abroad: Fall 2015
Talk to Me About: China, applying, language immersion, financial aid, visa, reverse culture shock, anything that's on your mind
Contact Me: henrikastankus2017@u.northwestern.edu
Africa

Diane Arthur


Diane Arthur

School: SESP
Major/Minor: Human Development & Psychological Services
Program/Country: Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI) in India (Summer); CIEE Ghana Arts & Sciences; Accra, Ghana (Full Year)
Term Abroad: Summer 2014; Full Year 2015 - 2016
Talk to Me About: Anything related to life in developing countries or GESI programs
Contact Me: dianearthur2017@u.northwestern.edu
Czech Republic

Beatrice Hagney

Beatrice Hagney

School: WCAS
Major/Minor: Gender and Sexuality Studies, Political Science
Program/Country: CIEE Central European Studies; Prague, Czech Republic
Term Abroad: Fall 2015
Talk to Me About: Central Europe, Prague, gender concerns abroad, cultural barriers, cultural immersion
Contact Me: beatricehagney2017@u.northwestern.edu

Abigail Kutlas

Abigail Kutlas

School: SESP
Major/Minor: Learning Sciences
Program/Country: CIEE Communications, New Media and Journalism program; Prague, Czech Republic
Term Abroad: Fall 2015
Talk to Me About: Internships abroad, language barriers, healthcare, working with your non-NU program, packing, traveling while in Europe, returning to Northwestern, anything!
Contact Me: abigailkutlas2018@u.northwestern.edu
denmark

Katherine Richter

Katherine Richter

School: Medill
Major/Minor: Journalism and Sociology
Program/Country: DIS; Copenhagen, Denmark
Term Abroad: Fall 2015
Talk to Me About: Maximizing your experience; Budgeting; Core Course Selection
Contact Me: katherinerichter2017@u.northwestern.edu
england

Anna Stevens

Anna Stevens

School: WCAS
Major/Minor: History, Political Science
Program/Country: King's College; London, England
Term Abroad: Fall 2015
Talk to Me About: England, London, assimilation abroad, British vs. American academic system, reverse culture shock
Contact Me: annastevens2017@u.northwestern.edu
europe

Sheehan Hanrahan

Sheehan Hanrahan

School: Bienen, WCAS
Major/Minor: Violin Performance, Psychology
Program/Country: IES Vienna Music; Vienna, Austria
Term Abroad: Full Year 2015-2016
Talk to Me About: Studying abroad in Vienna/Austria; studying music abroad; classical music in Europe; going abroad with no foreign language; preparing to study abroad; making study abroad work for your schedule and academic plan; how to get involved while abroad; good bars/clubs in Vienna
Contact Me: sheehanhanrahan2016@u.northwestern.edu
France

Tori Latham

Tori Latham

School: Medill
Major/Minor: Journalism, English Literature
Program/Country: IES Paris French Studies; Paris, France
Term Abroad: Fall 2015
Talk to Me About: Paris, foreign language, homestays, food, traveling, culture
Contact Me: torilatham2017@u.northwestern.edu
latin america

Gabby Carr

Gabi Carr

School: WCAS
Major/Minor: Biological Sciences, Environmental Policy and Culture
Program/Country: SIT Ecuador: Comparative Ecology and Conservation; Quito, Ecuador
Term Abroad: Fall 2015
Talk to Me About: Ecuador, academics in Spanish, non-NU programs, conservation biology programs, culture shock, financial aid, really anything!
Contact Me: gabrielacarr2017@u.northwestern.edu

Ellen Goff

Ellen Goff

School: WCAS
Major/Minor: Economics, Political Science, Spanish
Program/Country: IFSA-Butler Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú; Lima, Peru
Term Abroad: Fall 2015
Talk to Me About: Latin America, classes in a foreign language, host family, culture shock, returning to NU, applying credits, choosing a program
Contact Me: ellengoff2017@u.northwestern.edu

Clare Ling

Clare Ling

School: WCAS
Major/Minor: Spanish, Global Health
Program/Country: IFSA-Butler Chilean Universities Program; Santiago, Chile; IPD Public Health in Cuba
Term Abroad: Fall 2015 (Chile), Summer 2016 (Cuba)
Talk to Me About: Chile, Cuba, cultural and language immersion, studying abroad as a person of color, budgeting, host family, reverse culture shock
Contact Me: clareling2018@u.northwestern.edu
London School of Economics

Elizabeth Meehan

Bit Meehan

School: WCAS
Major/Minor: Political Science
Program/Country: London School of Economics; London, England
Term Abroad: Full Year 2015 - 2016
Talk to Me About: Yearlong study abroad, traveling in Europe, maintaining and building friendships, participating in university groups, finding internships abroad, and anything else!
Contact Me: elizabethmeehan2017@u.northwestern.edu
italy

Lindsey Mehl

Lindsey Mehl

School: WCAS
Major/Minor: Biology, Chemistry, Italian
Program/Country: Bologna Consortial Studies Program; Bologna, Italy
Term Abroad: Fall 2015
Talk to Me About: All things Italian. I still listen to Italian music and continue to eat and cook copious amounts of Italian food. I have so many crazy stories from my time in Italy that range from getting lost in a national park to climbing the Apennine foothills to experiencing the Italian healthcare system to teaching English to middle school students!
Contact Me: lindseymehl2017@u.northwestern.edu

Meredith Shadle

Meredith Shadle

School: SoC
Major/Minor: Theatre, English
Program/Country: SU Abroad in Florence; Florence, Italy
Term Abroad: Fall 2015
Talk to Me About: Host families, Italian culture, traveling while abroad, classes, and gelato
Contact Me: MeredithShadle2017@u.northwestern.edu
oceania

Hannah Brady

Hannah Brady

School: McCormick
Major/Minor: Environmental Engineering
Program/Country: University of Otago; Dunedin, New Zealand
Term Abroad: Winter/Spring 2016
Talk to Me About: New Zealand, picking courses, packing, financial aid, traveling and hiking around New Zealand
Contact Me: hannahbrady2017@u.northwestern.edu
scotland

Kelly Ready

Kelly Ready

School: WCAS
Major/Minor: Economics and International Studies, Environmental Policy and Culture
Program/Country: University of Edinburgh; Edinburgh Scotland
Term Abroad: Full Year 2015-2016
Talk to Me About: Studying abroad for the full year, Scotland/UK, traveling while abroad, finding balance in your life abroad, hiking/climbing, returning to the US, and anything else!
Contact Me: kellyready@u.northwestern.edu
Spain

Bridgett Riverol

Bridgett Riverol

School: SoC
Major/Minor: Human Communication Sciences and Disorders, Spanish
Program/Country: BU Madrid Internship; Madrid, Spain
Term Abroad: Fall 2015
Talk to Me About: Internships abroad, speaking spanish, the best places to eat in Madrid, cultural immersion, packing, language and culture immersion
Contact Me: bridgettriverol2017@u.northwestern.edu

Liane Thornhill

Liane Thornhill

School: SoC
Major/Minor: Human Communication Sciences and Disorders, Linguistics, Spanish
Program/Country: BU Madrid Internship; Madrid, Spain
Term Abroad: Winter/Spring 2016
Talk to Me About: Spain, Choosing Classes, Interning/Working Abroad, Mental Health Abroad, Being a Student of Color Abroad/Multiculturalism Overseas, Winter/Spring Abroad (Esp. during Junior Year!), Budgeting/Financial Aid
Contact Me: LThornhill@u.northwestern.edu
Barcelona Summer

Peter Kotecki 

Peter Kotecki

School: WCAS
Major/Minor: Integrated Science
Program/Country: Spanish Language and Culture Program in Barcelona; Barcelona, Spain
Term Abroad: Summer 2016
Talk to Me About: Spain, applying for study abroad programs, language barriers, traveling on a budget
Contact Me: peterkotecki2018@u.northwestern.edu

Laura Sevilla


Laura Sevilla

School: SESP
Major/Minor: Human Development and Psychological Services, Sociology
Program/Country: Spanish Language and Culture Program in Barcelona; Barcelona, Spain
Term Abroad: Summer 2016
Talk to Me About: Barcelona, summer programs, Financial aid opportunities to look into, anything you need help with/ want to know more about!
Contact Me: laurasevilla2018@u.northwestern.edu

Kevin Sturr


Kevin Sturr

School: WCAS
Major/Minor: Neuroscience, Spanish
Program/Country: Spanish Language and Culture Program in Barcelona; Barcelona, Spain
Term Abroad: Summer 2016
Talk to Me About: Barcelona, Financial stuff, culture shock, language preparation
Contact Me: kevinsturr2018@u.northwestern.edu