Director, OAP and Faculty-Led Programs
First time meeting Jim? Please schedule an appointment by calling our office at (858) 534-1123 or stopping in at our front desk Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm.
Jim Galvin is Director of Opportunities Abroad and Faculty-Led Programs at the University of California, San Diego. He is responsible for managing the summer faculty-led Global Seminars as well as third-party study abroad programs.
Jim graduated from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, with an M.A. in Diplomatic History.
He has conducted site reviews of study abroad programs in Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
Jim has co-authored articles and given conference presentations about topics such as best practices in curriculum integration, how study abroad improves time to graduation, managing successful faculty-led programs, and building partnerships between universities and international education organizations.
Jim is committed to making study abroad accessible for all students because it is a life-changing experience.