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 international@uconn.edu or drop by the front desk during business hours (8:00 am – 5:00 pm).

  1. Rae AlexanderRaeAlexanderDirector
    Contact for Graduate Business Students
    rae.barter@uconn.edu
  2. Ekaterina BarachkovaEkaterinaBarachkovaInternational Student and Scholar Services Assistantekaterina.barachkova@uconn.edu
  3. Annie CasarellaAnnieCasarellaInternational Advisor
    Contact for Pharm D & Undergraduate Programs (Except CLAS)
    annie.casarella@uconn.edu
  4. Jason EscaleraJasonEscaleraFront Office Coordinatorjason.escalera@uconn.edu
  5. Dana FosterDanaFosterOffice Manager
    Contact for departments on initial J-1 scholar requests
    dana.foster@uconn.edu
  6. Arthur GalinatArthurGalinatAssociate Director
    Contact for Visiting Scholars for all schools and for Graduate students in College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
    arthur.galinat@uconn.edu
  7. Neena KapoorNeenaKapoorInternational Advisor
    Contact for Graduate CLAS, Education, Fine Arts, Law, Nursing, Social Work & Pharmacy Students
    neena.kapoor@uconn.edu
  8. Jennifer KingJenniferKingInternational Advisor/SEVIS Coordinator
    Contact for all Exchange Students & Graduate Engineering Students
    jennifer.king@uconn.edu
  9. Maximilian KortMaximilianKortInternational Advisor maximilian.kort@uconn.edu
  10. Sarah ManningSarahManningInternational Advisor
    Contact for UCAELI and Undergraduate CLAS Majors
    sarah.manning@uconn.edu
  11. Christine XiongChristineXiongInternational Student and Scholar Services Assistantchristine.xiong@uconn.edu