All advising sessions are via zoom or phone call until further notice. Once you schedule an appointment, you will receive a zoom appointment in your email.  

Our Advisors

Ian Cook

Ian graduated with a Secondary Education English major and a Spanish minor baccalaureate degree and is continuing with his graduate studies here at EMU. As an advisor in Academic Programs Abroad, he is great for general advising and intensive language programs. Since he participated in the Spanish Intensive Language program in Avila, Spain as well as a summer program in Shenzhen, China, Ian is an excellent resource to understand the overall student experience.  

Natalie Delph

Natalie is an undergraduate student pursuing a major in art history with a minor in professional writing. At EMU, she has participated in study abroad programs to Italy both as a student and as a tour manager and would be happy to advise peers about faculty-led programs. Outside of academics, Natalie has traveled solo to Italy, France, Spain, Monaco, and Germany. Schedule an appointment with her for any general advising needs.

Abby Zajas

Abby is an undergraduate student majoring in Geotourism and Historic Preservation. She studied abroad in South Korea for a summer during her time at EMU. She is also participating in the faculty-led program “Mexico: The Route of Cortez” over spring break. Abby has first-hand experience applying to an ISA and TEAN partnership program and is willing to share her expertise on the process.

Kristen Krug-Shaffer

Kristen is the manager of program development for Academic Programs Abroad. Schedule an appointment with her if you have questions about specific semester/year as well as faculty-led programs. She has traveled to Iceland, England, Italy, Czech Republic, Japan (including Okinawa), South Korea, Chile, Argentina, Canada, Mexico, and the Bahamas.  

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