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CGE Staff

Dr. Jon Stauff – Senior International Officer and Director

Jon Stauff serves as TCNJ’s senior international officer, 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, Humanities Iowa, the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, 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

Joanne Bateup, International Student Advisor

Joanne advises international students and scholars at TCNJ. She has worked in public higher education since 2010 and has found her place in international education. She enjoys building creative programming to promote diversity and inclusion and to develop student leadership as global citizens. She holds a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Temple University and a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and International Studies from the Pennsylvania State University. In addition to being an avid world traveler, she has studied and worked abroad in Paris, France; Santiago-Atitlan, Guatemala; Liuhe, China and Brighton, England. E-mail her at

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. 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

Louinel Jean, Graduate Assistant

Louinel, an international student from Haiti, is studying Educational Leadership at TCNJ in preparation for a career as educator in his native land. A graduate of Northern Caribbean University in Jamaica, Louinel will oversee the study abroad application process for semester students, present Study Abroad 101 sessions, and support our student advising in the Center.

Juhi Kapadia, College Enhancement Intern

Juhi is a senior at TCNJ majoring in Interactive Multimedia and minoring in Lens-Based Art and Marketing.  She completed a study abroad semester at the University of Edinburgh during the Fall 2014 semester and will be supporting our faculty-led study abroad programs this year.

Undergraduate Student Assistants

  • Patrick McAvaddy (studied abroad in Czech Republic – TCNJ Prague)
  • Alessandra Da Mota (studied abroad in Germany – TCNJ Heidelberg)
  • Greg Lepore (studied abroad in Italy – TCNJ Italy)


Global Engagement Program Council

  • 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
  • Elizabeth Mackie, Art and Art History
  • Dr. Mindi McMann, English
  • Dr. Ariane Pfenninger, World Languages and Cultures
  • Paula Rainey, TCNJ Library
  • Dr. Linghui (Lynn) Tang, Economics
  • Dr. Simona Wright, World Languages and Cultures
  • Dr. Rosa Zagari-Marinzoli, School of Humanities and Social Sciences


Peer Advisors

TCNJ Heidelberg
Nicole Maher Program Ambassador
Ryan Penna Program Ambassador
Sharon Delgado-Yactayo
Frankie DiGiovanni
Blair Elias
Colleen Kinsey
Bhargav Maheta
Cynthia Timko
Tiffany Vu
Albin Henneberger
Stephanie Cirullo
TCNJ Spain
Nicole Ciullo
Emma Franks
Jenna Finnis
Claudia Gargano
Anthony Gitto
Amanda Hernandez
Ryan Jones
TCNJ London
Kaitlyn Carl
Caitlyn Flynn
Courtney Ling
TCNJ Italy
Emily LaRosa
Greg Lepore
Krista Liotti
Kathryn Wertheimer
TCNJ Prague
Geraldine Quintero
Jacob Camins-Esakov
Patrick McAvaddy
Andrew Wilson
Benjamin Lukas TCNJ Exchange: Victoria University
Sophia Santo University of Sydney
Ashley Thomas TCNJ Exchange: University of Newcastle
Michael Tobass TCNJ Exchange: La Trobe University
Carly Martz ISA: Brussels
Tom Athan Alliance for Global Education: Shanghai
Costa Rica
Marta Gosiewski CIS: Costa Rica
Wachen Harris CAPA: London
Emilee Kim Oxford Study Abroad Program
Mario Erisnord TCNJ Exchange: Northumbria University
Joanna Felsenstein IFSA-Butler: University College London
Sam Waxenbaum IFSA-Butler: University College London
Jennifer Wells TCNJ Exchange: Northumbria University
Anna Poruks CIEE: Paris
Sam Iacouzzi ISA: Paris
Liz Wimberg ISA: Berlin
Rachel Calabrese TCNJ Exchange: Limerick
Rebecca Morrissey TCNJ Exchange: Limerick
Aleta Nadolny TCNJ Exchange: Limerick
Amy Pilsbury TCNJ Exchange: Limerick
Ryan Quindlen CIS: Dublin City University
Sierra Shade Waxman IFSA-Butler: Galway
Erin Largey CAPA: Florence
Danielle Lukas CAPA: Florence
Natalie Principato ISA: Florence
Ileana Raimilla Universita degli Stranieri di Siena
Stephanie Van Heest ISA: Florence
Jillian Troiano ISA: Rome
Michaela Zhao CIEE: Sophia University
Emma Kumpf ISA: Jordan
Andrew Goldfarb Euroscholars: Leiden Univ.
Chelsea LoCascio CIS: Stirling
South Africa
Paloma Hauser CIS: Stellenbosch
Rebecca Corn ISA: Madrid
Shane Dermanjian ISA: Barcelona
Christine Dunne ISA: Barcelona
Nicole Riverol ISA: Sevilla and TCNJ Madrid
Raquel Santos ISA: Salamanca
Veronika Spangler ISA: Barcelona
Allie Weiner ISA: Barcelona