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Your Passport to International Engagement
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10 Aug 2015
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TAMPA, FLORIDA, USA
Place of Birth
1 Nov 1962
Date of Birth
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA
USF WORLD IS YOUR GATEWAY TO INTERNATIONAL ENGAGEMENT. OUR SERVICES INCLUDE: • RESEARCH SUPPORT • FACULTY FULBRIGHT ASSISTANCE • MAPPING YOUR GLOBAL FOOTPRINT • EDUCATION ABROAD • INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR & STUDENT SERVICES • TRAVEL MOBILITY SUPPORT • SMALL EVENT FUNDING • HOSTING DIGNITARIES AND GUESTS • AND MORE
GLOBAL DISCOVERY DATABASE
Powered by UCosmicÂŽ, the Global Discovery Database provides an interactive website that features a comprehensive portrait of USFâ€™s international engagement including partnerships, faculty activities and student mobility.
HIGHLIGHT YOUR EXPERTISE
Map your own global footprint and highlight your international experiences including research, teaching and mentoring, awards and honors, presentations, and professional development activities. Visit www.usf.edu/world/resources/discovery-hub.aspx to learn more.
Map or search more than 900 USF System faculty profiles by location, activity type, discipline expertise, or languages spoken. Please contact Laurel Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any database questions or need assistance with your profile.
USF has active collaborative agreements in countries around the globe. These partnerships lay the foundation for profound and enriching international educational and research experiences for both faculty and students. Use the Global Discovery Database to take a closer look at ENGAGE WITH USFâ€™S 260 USFâ€™s global partnerships. AGREEMENTS WITH 221
PARTNERS IN 63 COUNTRIES.
PROCESS FOR ENGAGEMENT
For faculty and staff beginning the process of considering a formal partnership with an institution abroad, USF World recommends colleagues initiate department and college level discussions regarding inter-institutional compatibility. A Feasibility Report is required as the first step in the formal agreement process and must be submitted to Adriana B V O SC Morales at email@example.com.
RESEARCH SUPPORT USF World is committed to linking faculty, students and staff with resources to promote and support international scholarship and global engagement. Check out funding opportunities in the Global Discovery Newsletter online at www.usf.edu/world/resources/newsletter.aspx or contact Alexxis Avalon at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL FUNDING
The USF World Faculty Travel Mobility Grant Program supports the research and creative goals of USF System faculty with international partner institutions. International Travel Grants sponsored by USF what can be funded ? Opportunities like research, Research & Innovation are designed professional development, to support faculty attending creative endeavors, major professional meetings and teaching and more! conferences outside the United States. Numerous federal and international funding sources are available for USF faculty, from non-profits to the U.S. Department of State. A robust list is available at www.usf.edu/world/resources.
FACULTY FULBRIGHT AWARDS The Fulbright Program aims to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the U.S. and other countries, through the exchange SINCE 2000, USF of persons, knowledge, and skills.
FACULTY HAVE RECEIVED MORE THAN 50 FULBRIGHT AWARDS.
Darlene DeMarie works with and advises faculty considering this career opportunity. Contact her via email at email@example.com to make an appointment. DeMarie conducts various types of free workshops throughout the year for faculty at all stages of the application process. Visit www.usf.edu/world for an updated calendar.
FULBRIGHT AWARDS ARE NOW FLEXIBLE The Fulbright Program offers different types of awards for early to advanced career faculty. More than 800 Fulbright research and teaching awards are available each year. Depending upon the award, faculty spend two to twelve months in one or more locations under the Core Program. Faculty selected as Fulbright Specialists spend two to six weeks abroad sharing skills and expertise. Explore the full range of awards at www.cies.org.
VISITING SCHOLAR SPONSORSHIP The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program brings qualified international faculty, researchers, specialists and other professionals to the United States to participate USF IS APPROVED BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE in educational AS A SPONSOR FOR INTERNATIONAL VISITORS TO and cultural PARTICIPATE IN RESEARCH, TEACHING, CONSULTING programs. AND OBSERVATION AT EACH OF ITS THREE LOCATIONS. Qualified international scholars may apply to the Fulbright Program for support while in the U.S. Cooperation is essential for promoting and sustaining an active international research portfolio, and sponsoring a J-1 Scholar in your department or laboratory can be a great way to engage with foreign institutions, internationalize your research and curriculum, form valuable research connections, and mutually share knowledge. Please visit www.global.usf.edu/is/scholars.php for more information on hosting a visiting J-1 Scholar.
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INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL COUNTRY GUIDES USF World is your resource for information and services necessary for a safe and productive international travel experience. Country and city guides contain helpful information including local history, culture, cuisine, key language phrases, financial customs, expense calculations and more. The guides are found under the GoinGlobal tab at www.usf.edu/world/resources.
EMERGENCY AND EVACUATION INSURANCE Register your travel with the University Related Travel Registration Program. Doing so will enroll you in USFâ€™s Emergency Medical and Evacuation Insurance, a comprehensive plan that offers 100% reimbursement for medical expenses abroad including medical evacuation and evacuation for political unrest or natural disaster. Information can be found at www.usf.edu/world/resources/travelservices.aspx.
INTERNATIONAL RISK AND SECURITY OFFICER Ben Chamberlain provides support to students, faculty and staff participating in university sponsored programs, activities or other USF affiliated travel. Faculty may request a risk and security review by contacting Ben at firstname.lastname@example.org. USF World manages a 24/7 International Assistance Line at (813) 317-5815 and an Emergency Assistance Email at EAassist@usf.edu.
SMALL EVENT FUNDING USF World offers contributing funds up to $1,000 to support select faculty-directed events across the USF System. Event fund requests are competitively reviewed and must demonstrate that the proposed activity is international in focus, research/scholarship related, and promotes global awareness and engagement within the USF community. Appropriate events include: invited speakers, exhibitions, oral or poster presentations, seminars, symposia, conferences, or workshops. USF World is especially interested in supporting activities that reach a broad audience. Visit www.usf.edu/world/resources/event-funding.aspx for more information.
HOSTING INTERNATIONAL DIGNITARIES AND GUESTS USF World welcomes academics, professionals and friends from across the globe. These connections provide opportunities for the university to function as a global leader and steward. The USF World staff is pleased to assist USF faculty and staff with the planning protocols needed to welcome international guests. Please contact Mary Cardenas at email@example.com for BETWEEN 50 TO 75 INTERNATIONAL more information. For all DIGNITARIES, DELEGATIONS AND Spanish-speaking guests, GUESTS VISIT USF WORLD EACH YEAR. please contact Adriana Morales at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
USF WORLD CONTACT INFORMATION Vice Provost and USF System AVP for USF World | Roger Brindley at email@example.com AVP for Research, Innovation and Global Affairs | Kiki Caruson at firstname.lastname@example.org Director of Education Abroad | Amanda Maurer at email@example.com Director of International Services | Marcia Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org USF’s Global Footprint and the Global Discovery Hub | Laurel Thomas at email@example.com International Funding Opportunities and Proposal Development | Alexxis Avalon at firstname.lastname@example.org International Risk and Security Officer | Ben Chamberlain at email@example.com Faculty Fulbright Advisor | Darlene DeMarie at firstname.lastname@example.org International Partnerships | Adriana Morales at email@example.com Global Discovery Hub | www.usf.edu/ world/resources
International Travel | www.usf.edu/world/ resources/travel-services.aspx
Funding | www.usf.edu/world/resources/ funding.aspx
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