Staff Directory

International advisors are available to meet with students and scholars during ISSS Walk-In Advising hours (Monday through Friday, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm). In addition, staff members serve as designated advisors/contacts for academic departments, students and scholars, as outlined below.

Contact ISSS

Students, scholars and departments may always contact our front desk for assistance, 860-486-3855 or or drop by the front desk during business hours (8:00 am – 5:00 pm).

  1. Rae AlexanderRaeAlexanderDirector
    Contact for Graduate Business Students
  2. Ekaterina BarachkovaEkaterinaBarachkovaInternational Student and Scholar Services
  3. Annie CasarellaAnnieCasarellaInternational Advisor
    Contact for Pharm D & Undergraduate Programs (Except CLAS)
  4. Lulu DongLuluDongInternational Advisor, ISSS Stamford
    Contact for all international students and scholars at Stamford and Waterbury campuses
  5. Jason EscaleraJasonEscaleraFront Office
  6. Dana FosterDanaFosterOffice Manager
    Contact for departments on initial J-1 scholar requests
  7. Arthur GalinatArthurGalinatAssociate Director
    Contact for Visiting Scholars for all schools and for Graduate students in College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
  8. Neena KapoorNeenaKapoorInternational Advisor
    Contact for Graduate CLAS, Education, Fine Arts, Law, Nursing, Social Work & Pharmacy Students
  9. Jennifer KingJenniferKingInternational Advisor/SEVIS Coordinator
    Contact for all Exchange Students & Graduate Engineering Students
  10. Sarah ManningSarahManningInternational Advisor
    Contact for UCAELI and Undergraduate CLAS Majors
  11. Christine XiongChristineXiongInternational Student and Scholar Services