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Study Abroad Staff

  • Kelly O'Sullivan Sommer

    Kelly O'Sullivan Sommer

    Director, Study Abroad UC San Diego 

    By appointment only

  • Kim Burton

    Kim Burton

    Director, Education Abroad Program

    Countries: France, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada
    Majors: Chemistry, Math, Physics, Sociology 

  • Jim Galvin

    Jim Galvin

    Director, Program Development

    Programs: Global Seminars & Opportunities Abroad Program (including Semester at Sea)
    Majors: Global Health & Public Health

  • Jay Minert

    Jay Minert

    Director, Outreach & Academic Engagement

    Majors: Engineering

Study Abroad Advisors

  • Luis Legaspi

    Luis Legaspi

    Study Abroad Advisor

    Countries: Latin America & the Caribbean, Spain
    Majors: Communications, Critical Gender Studies, Ethnic Studies, Latin American Studies, Literature, Philosophy, Chicanx/Latinx Studies (CLS)

  • Andra Jacques

    Andra Jacques

    Study Abroad Advisor

    Countries: Denmark, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales)
    Majors/Minors: Business minor, Economics, Human Development, Political Science, Theatre, Urban Studies and Planning

  • Sabrina Kaiser

    Sabrina Kaiser

    Study Abroad Advisor

    Countries: China, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan
    Majors: Chinese Studies, Education Studies, History, Linguistics, Music, Psychology

  • Rachel Rigoli

    Rachel Rigoli

    Study Abroad Advisor

    Countries: Australia, Costa Rica (UCEAP), Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, South Pacific, Thailand, Vietnam, Middle East (Israel, Jordan, Morocco)
    Majors: Biology, Enviromental Systems, Japanese Studies, Jewish Studies, Study of Religion

  • Sarah Vatch

    Sarah Vatch

    Study Abroad Advisor

    Countries: Sub-Saharan Africa (Botswana, Ghana and South Africa), Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, and Eastern Europe
    Majors/Minors: African Studies, African American Studies, Anthropology, Cognitive Science, German Studies, Global South Studies, International Studies, Italian Studies, Sociology, and Visual Arts

UC San Diego Global Seminar Coordinators

Financial Aid Advisor

Office Manager

  • Sheri Liebovich

    Sheri Liebovich

    Office Manager / Study Abroad Advisor

    Programs: Global Exchanges