Institute for Global Engagement (IGE)

The mission of the Institute for Global Engagement (IGE) is to promote scholarly and creative collaborations to expand world awareness, deepen intercultural understanding, and foster respect for diversity and difference. IGE and its various subcommittees constitute an active network of faculty, staff and students dedicated to the comprehensive internationalization of our campus through initiatives including professional development, curriculum innovation, support for visiting scholars and international students, cultural and academic event programming, Fulbright student mentoring, participation in Phi Beta Delta honor society, and other efforts. More information at

Membership for 2023-2024:

Gonzalo Aguiar Malosetti, Modern Languages & Literature
Georgenson Anselme, International Education
Allison Ayotte, Office of Learning Service
Paul Babiarz, Accounting, Finance & Law
Deborah Bauder, Penfield Library
Lyn Blanchfield, History
Emily Bovier, Psychology
Thomas Brown, Chemistry
Michael Chaness, Anthropology
Tiffany Deater, Cinema & Screen Studies
Trinity Engle, School of Education
Lisa Glidden, Political Science
Joan Gujarati, Curriculum & Instruction
Jessica Harris, Health Promotion & Wellness
Marianne Hromalik, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Roberta Hurtado, English & Creative Writing
Lowell Hutcheson, ARTSwego
Ahreum Lee, Marketing & Management
Jing Lei, Anthropology
Lindsay McCluskey, Communication Studies
Joshua McKeown, International Education, Chair
Vadoud Niri, Chemistry
Alanna Ossa, Anthropology
Joanne O'Toole, Curriculum & Instruction
Mihai Paraschiv, Economics
Rebecca Peters, Anthropolog
Ritu Radhakrishnan, Curriculum and Instruction
Casey Raymond, Chemistry
Magdalena Rivera, Student Involvement
Mohammad Tajvarpour, Accounting, Finance & Law
Amy Wallace, International Education
Renqian Yang, Art & Design
Honghua Zhao, International Education