Study Abroad Staff

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Study Abroad Staff

Dr. Mary McConner, Director 

  • BS in Psychology, Grand Valley State University 
  • MA in Educational Leadership, Central Michigan University 
  • PhD in Higher Education Administration, Auburn University 
Personal Bio: 

Dr. Mary McConner has worked in professional roles at different universities, primarily working with students and faculty from diverse populations. The practical experience that she has gained in regards to working with diverse populations and understanding different cultures has been an important part of her understanding of multicultural and international initiatives. Her professional and research areas include multicultural affairs; international affairs; diversity and inclusion; intercultural communication; and globalizing teaching and the curriculum. 

Dr. McConner was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She enjoys traveling, reading, going to concerts, doing celebrity impressions, going to the movies, and helping students develop both personally and intellectually. 

Office: Rozier Center (Student Life) 100B
Phone: (901) 321-3552