Our Team

Study. Develop. Engage.  The Pitt Study Abroad team is here to help you find a study abroad or study away program that will benefit you academically, grow you professionally, and allow you to interact with your host communities in meaningful and responsible ways.  And we hope you'll have some fun along the way.  

So, where do you get started?  It's always a good idea to talk to your academic advisor during the process to determine what courses make the most sense for you to take overseas.  What do we handle?  Helping you find the program that meets those requirements.

We recommend getting started by coming to our Walk-In Advising Hours.  You can meet with a Peer Advisor or a member of our staff to talk through your goals and get recommendations before diving into the website.

If you know who you need to talk to, you can find their contact information below. 

General Questions

General Questions

E-mail:
Phone:
412-648-7413
Advising:
Walk-In Advising Hours: Monday - Friday 9:30AM-4:30PM

Resource Area

Anisha Mallik

Undergraduate Peer Advisor
E-mail:

Gisselle Arce

Resource Area Advisor
Phone:
412-648-7413
Advising:
Please email for appointment.

Ilham Abdi

Graduate Student Assistant
E-mail:

Julia Heller

Graduate Student Assistant
E-mail:

Maddie Hobbs

Undergraduate Peer Advisor
E-mail:

Melanie Malsch

Undergraduate Peer Advisor
E-mail:

Panther Programs

Nazir Noori

Program Manager
Phone:
412-383-4827
Advising:
Walk-In Hours: Tue, Wed, Thu 2-4 PM

Oksana Stalczynski

Program Manager
Phone:
412-383-3237
Advising:
Walk-In Advising Hours: MWF 2-4 PM

Tim Crawford

Program Manager
Advising:
Walk-In Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 2 - 4 PM

Pitt-Recognized Programs

Leslie Ann Smedley

Senior Advisor
Phone:
412-383-7163
Advising:
Walk-In Advising Hours: M,W, Th 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Exchange and Partner Programs

Jessica Sun

Exchange Program Manager
Phone:
412-383-7165
Advising:
Walk-In Advising Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 2 - 4PM

PittBusiness International Programs

Arielle Schweber

International Programs Manager
Phone:
412-383-7489
Advising:
Walk-In Advising Hours: By Appointment Only

Bryan Schultz

Director
E-mail:
Phone:
412-383-7321

Hillary Koller

Internship Manager
Phone:
412-648-0276
Advising:
Walk-In Advising Hours: By Appointment Only

Rick Moslen

International Programs Manager
Phone:
412-383-5476

Engineering International Programs

Alicia JF Olalde, M.A.

Global Program Manager

Dr. Diane Hardy Saran

Associate DIrector
Phone:
412-624-9823

Dr. Kristine Lalley

Director
E-mail:
Phone:
412-624-3489

KATZ International Programs

Bill McShane

Experiential Based Learning Program Manager
Phone:
412-383-8835

VIH Program

Sarah Wagner

Director of VIH Program
Phone:
412-624-0276

Regional Campuses

Lauren Perri

Pitt Greensburg Study Abroad Coordinator
E-mail:
Phone:
724-836-7494

Renee Brown

Pitt-Johnstown Director of International Program Support
Phone:
814-269-7188

Samila Sosic

Pitt-Bradford Director of Study Abroad & International Services
Phone:
814-362-5154

Directors and Administrative Staff

Brice Lynn

Assistant Director of Operations
Phone:
412-383-1029
Advising:
Email me to schedule an appointment.

Jeffrey Whitehead

Director
Phone:
412-648-2299

Tiffany Martin

Assistant Director
E-mail:
Phone:
412-648-1892
Advising:
Walk-In Advising Hours: By Appointment Only

Vanessa Sterling

Associate Director
E-mail:
Phone:
412-624-2033
Advising:
Walk-In Advising Hours: By Appointment Only