Meet the Staff

Rebecca Luhrs Baskerville
Director of Education Abroad

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Education
  • B.A., International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies, College of William & Mary, 2004
  • M.P.A., Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington, 2011
Areas of Focus
  • Leadership & Management of the Education Abroad Office
  • Program & Scholarship Development
  • Financial Oversight
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Safety, Security & Health
  • Program Evaluation
  • External Relations
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Marnie Nelson
Associate Director

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Liaison To
  • College of Law
  • Edythe Wiebers International Studies Program Scholarship
  • Office for Services for Students with Disabilities
  • LGBTQA+ Resource Center
  • Center for Civic Engagement
Education
  • B.A., Social Studies Teaching & Spanish Teaching, Political Science minor, Gustavus Adolphus College, 2005
  • M.Ed., Peabody College at Vanderbilt University, International Education Policy & Management, 2011
Areas of Focus
  • Faculty-Led Program Development
  • Faculty-Led Orientations & Trainings
  • Advising, Outreach, and Program Implementation
  • Diversity & Inclusion
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Allison Hinesley
Assistant Director

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Liaison To
  • College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • College of Engineering
Education
  • B.A., Journalism, Drake University, 2007
  • M.A., Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Iowa State University, 2011
Areas of Focus
  • Exchange Management and Advising
  • Advising, Outreach, and Program Implementation
  • Event Planning
  • Outreach Presentations & Events
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Caitlin Naberhaus
Education Abroad & Data Coordinator

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Liaison To
  • College of Business
  • Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts
  • The Honors Program and Explore Center
  • Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship
Education
  • B.A., German, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2011
  • M.Sc., Gender and International Relations, University of Bristol, 2016
Areas of Focus
  • Advising, Outreach, and Program Implementation
  • MyWorld (Terra Dotta) Maintenance and Design
  • Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting
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Stephanie Benes
Education Abroad & Marketing Coordinator

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Liaison To
  • College of Education and Human Sciences
  • College of Architecture
  • College of Journalism and Mass Communications
Education
  • B.S., Organizational Communication, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2014
  • M.A., Educational Administration with a specialization in Student Affairs, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2017
Areas of Focus
  • Advising, Outreach, and Program Implementation
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Website Maintenance
  • Education Abroad Returnees
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Tim Burge
Administrative Coordinator for Office of Education Abroad and Office of Global Strategies

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Education
  • B.A., History & English, Doane University, 2012
  • M.A., History, Dalhousie University, 2013
Areas of Focus
  • First Point of Contact / Appointments
  • Transfer Credits
  • UnitedHealthcare Global Insurance
  • Deposits
  • International Travel Registry for Students (ITRS)
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Katelyn Kunzman
Education Abroad Coordinator

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Liaison To
  • College of Arts and Sciences and The Honors Program
  • Early Abroad Scholarship
  • Center for Civic Engagement; First-Year Experience and Transition Programs (FYETP);
  • OASIS; William H. Thompson Scholars
Education
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2016
  • M.A., Conflict Resolution in Divided Societies, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, King's College London, 2017
Areas of Focus
  • Advising, Outreach, and Program Implementation
  • Affiliated Program Provider Relations
  • Outreach Presentations and Events
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Jim Benes
Global Exchange Coordinator

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Liaison To
  • College of Education and Human Sciences
Education
  • B.S., Geography, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2012
  • M.S., Earth Sciences, Montana State University, 2016
Areas of Focus
  • Advising, Outreach, and Program Implementation
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