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CGE Staff

Dr. Jon Stauff – Director

Jon Stauff oversees education abroad and international student services at TCNJ and develops and administers exchange programs with the support of the TCNJ faculty.  He has served as a member-leader of NAFSA: Association of International Educators in a variety of capacities at the national and regional level and has received grants from Fulbright, the US Department of Education, IREX, the German Academic Exchange Service, and the Institute of International Education.  A historian of modern Germany, Stauff holds a PhD from the University at Buffalo (SUNY) and an AB from the College of William and Mary in Virginia.  He studied abroad at the Universities of Regensburg and Göttingen in Germany. E-mail him at

Melissa DiMeglio, Study Abroad Advisor

Melissa DiMeglio advises students seeking study abroad programs – including all semester, summer, and faculty-led programs.  She has accumulated experiences in all aspects of international education – including admissions, the teaching of English as a Second Langauge, international student services, and immigration counseling – throughout her career in the field.  She has held positions at large public universities in Illinois and California and brings a great combination of knowledge and enthusiasm to TCNJ.  She holds a master’s degree in international education development from Teachers College, Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in Italian from Cornell University.  She studied abroad for a year at the University of Bologna in Italy.  E-mail her at

Joanne Bateup, International Student Advisor

Joanne has just arrived at TCNJ, fresh from her international student services position at Temple University in Philadelphia.  We’re going to give her a few days to get used to her new surroundings and then have her write a great biography to introduce herself!

Jennifer Margherito, Global Academic Outreach Coordinator

Jennifer supports and maintains current partnerships with international institutions and organizations, as well as, assesses and develops relationships between potential program partners and the various departments, schools, and offices at TCNJ. In the past she has worked in various positions at the higher education level supporting global education programs and research. She holds a M.S.Ed. in Education, Culture, & Society from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in History from the College of William & Mary and. Over the past decade she has studied, taught, and conducted research abroad in a dozen different countries, with her most recent trips taking her to Spain, Cuba, and Nicaragua. Email her at

Neel Desai, College Enhancement Intern

Neel’s biography will be fuller after the start of the academic year. He is serving as our College Enhancement Intern this academic year after spending part of his sophomore year in Heidelberg, Germany in our semester-long study abroad program there. We’re looking forward to Neel’s good work on short-term, faculty-led programs!

Undergraduate Student Assistants

  • Alexa Logush (studied abroad in Spain – TCNJ Madrid)
  • Arjeta Albani (studied abroad in Germany – TCNJ Heidelberg)
  • Patrick McAvaddy (studied abroad in Czech Republic – TCNJ Prague)

Undergraduate Graphic Designer

  • Zachary Paige

Undergraduate Videographer

  • Michael Turner

International Education Program Council

  • Dr. Rachel Adler, Sociology and Anthropology
  • Dr. Winnifred Brown-Glaude, Sociology and Anthropology and African-American Studies
  • Dr. Luke Butler, Biology (2013-2014 Vice Chair)
  • Dr. Gary Fienberg, Music
  • Dr. Waheeda Lillevik, Management and Marketing
  • Dr. Cynthia Paces, History (2013-2014 Chair)
  • Dr. Ariane Pfenninger, World Languages and Cultures
  • Paula Rainey, TCNJ Library
  • Dr. Linghui (Lynn) Tang, Economics
  • Dr. Rosa Zagari-Marinzoli, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Peer Advisors

TCNJ Heidelberg
Albin Henneberger
Neel Desai
Jennifer Dall
Ewa Szyszko
Cathryn Rizzuto
Arjeta Albani
Amy Mutch
Leah Martindill
Kelsey Berger
Gerard Tyrrel
TCNJ Faculty Led European Union
Liz Dinsmore
Janeth Remache
TCNJ Alcalá De Henares
Janet Park
Emma Franks
Caitlyn Flynn
Nicholas Glass-Hardenberg
TCNJ Prague
DJ Josso Martin
Chelsea Van Orden
TCNJ Faculty Led Paris
Karen Wang
TCNJ Faculty Led Harlaxton
Shannon Rinn
TCNJ Buenos Aires
William Fewer-Reed
TCNJ Exchange Australia
Benjamin Lukas
Emilee Kim (Oxford Univ)
Victoria Nguyen (Oxford Univ)
William Westerman (Oxford Univ)
Liz Wimberg
Christina Mastrangelo
Julia Ardizzone
Sam Iacouzzi
Somya Pathak
Stephanie Phang
Erika Cepurneac
Gabriel Rojas
Lea Chin
Cara Esposito
Jillian Troiano
Krista Liotti
Brittany Amoroso
Sydnee Weinbaum
Stephanie Van Heest
Kristi Marciano
Alyssa Shilinsky
Shane Skibitsky
Raquel Santos
Emily Scott
Allison Ranck
Nicolas Dolce (Chile)
Angeline Taylor
Czech Republic
Andrew Wilson
Patrick McAvaddy
Jacob Camins-Esakov
Kathryn Silhan
United Kingdom
Joanna Felsenstein
Mario Erisnord (Northumbria)
Amy Pilsbury
Sierra Shade Waxman
Ryan Quindlen
Rachel Calabrese
South Africa
Paloma Hauser
Andrew Goldfarb
William Westerman
Theja Varre



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