Contact the Office of Global Education

The Office of Global Education provides leadership to champion the institutional mission to cultivate global changemakers. Collaborating with Goucher stakeholders, the staff manages programming to provide students a global perspective to the liberal arts education in addition to supporting their study abroad experiences. We support our international students and scholars and collaborate with faculty to design an innovative curriculum with integrated global perspectives. We are proud of how these activities have contributed to Goucher College's global community, and we encourage you to reach out to us to learn about ways to get involved with our work.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact us at:

Phone: 410.337.6455
Location: Van Meter 107

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Matthew Van Hoose

Matthew Van Hoose, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Global, Career, and Community-Based Learning
Assistant Professor of Anthropology


Karen Sykes

Karen Sykes
Director of International Student and Scholar Services

Karen's primary role is to advise international students on immigration regulations, adjustment to the U.S. and campus, academic concerns, financial matters, and personal assistance.

Hyemee Kim

Hyemee Kim
Assistant Director of Global Education for Advising

Hyemee helps students choose the right program for their academic and personal goals, navigate the application process, and prepare for their departure. She works closely with faculty and staff to ensure students receive academic support regarding study abroad. She also communicates with the partner institutions to provide students with the best learning experience.

Andrea Valone

Andrea Valone
Administrative Assistant

Andrea provides the Office of Global Education with operational support and oversight of daily operations. She assists with various day-to-day administrative tasks, program and event organization and communication, as well as providing support to international students.

Paula Rosenberger

Paula’s primary role is to provide oversight for the daily operations at the Office of Global Education, including processing payments, reviewing study abroad transcripts and course approval forms, and other general supportive tasks.