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Our Mission

The International Office promotes international programs and services across the breadth of the University by providing a focal point for the international arena. It supports the University by:

  1. Providing special services to the 4,757 international students from 110 countries to ensure opportunities for academic success and for intercultural exchange.
  2. Encouraging UTA students to study abroad in order to develop a better understanding of other cultures and the world at large, and promoting cooperative programs with institutions in other countries to facilitate student, faculty, and other academic exchange.

Office of the Executive Director

Jay P. Horn Staci Backs  
Jay P. Horn, Executive Director Staci Backs, Administrative Assistant

International Student & Scholar Services

Satu Birch  
Satu Birch, Director of International Student & Scholar Services
Austin Perry Desiree Usher Giovanna Muir Isha Kanu Meghan Merwin
Austin Perry, Associate Director Desiree Usher, International Advisor Giovanna Muir, International Advisor Isha Kanu, International Advisor Meghan Merwin, International Advisor
Nikolaos Barmparesos Sarah Laue Worrell Service
Nikolaos Barmparesos, International Advisor Sarah Laue, International Advisor Worrell Service, International Advisor
Katharine Salem Christopher V. Mai Fenil Rajesh Jain  
Katharine Salem, Assistant Director Christopher V. Mai, International Advisor Fenil Rajesh Jain, Graduate Research Assistant
Programs & Events
Ai Doan
Ai Doan, Program Coordinator

Study Abroad

Kelli Anderson Courtney Bauman Allison Ross  
Kelli Anderson, Director of Study Abroad Courtney Bauman, Assistant Director Study Abroad Allison Ross, Study Abroad Advisor

Front Office

Juan J. Vallejo II alex Catalina Rosquero  
Juan J. Vallejo II, Front Office Coordinator Alexandria Fuller, Insurance Coordinator Catalina Rosquero, Senior Office Assistant