Center Staff and Contact Information
Center for Global Study and Engagement
P.O. Box 1773
Carlisle, PA 17013
Associate Provost and Executive Director of the Center
Oversight of the Center for Global Study and Engagement and programs; program and curriculum development and evaluation; research and publications; grants and funding; assessment of learning outcomes; strategic planning with departments and divisions on international education initiatives; development of College policies.
Coordinator for International student and scholar support
Marlee is an honors graduate of Dickinson College, earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and political science. She spent her junior year at the College’s Center in Málaga, Spain, and she is fluent in Spanish. Marlee represents Dickinson and the Center at professional conferences, including the annual conference of the Forum on Education Abroad, and through on-campus collaborations. She recently lead the opening of the Dickinson in South America program for its inaugural semester, as well as facilitating Fulbright Gateway Orientation grants and a US Department of State grant with professionals from the Near East. In addition to her work with education abroad, Marlee now focuses on her role with the College's efforts to enhance the international students and scholar experience. While serving as the DSO for the College, she manages and oversees international student and scholar services, working closely with F-1 and J-1 visas, US Army War College Scholarship program, student exchange programs, and Overseas Student Assistants.
Coordinator, center for global study and engagement
Kristine brings more than ten years of Dickinson service and experience to her role within the Center. She oversees the Center's technology and information systems, as well as its outside reporting and institutional research efforts and obligations. She is responsible for, inter alia, data management, education abroad application processes, and evaluation and assessment reports. She works closely with the offices of the registrar and financial aid. She manages center budgets and expenses. And she advises students on select education abroad options.
Shing (Jackie) Wong
Program associate, international student and scholar support
Jackie holds bachelor’s degrees in International Studies, Aerospace Engineering, and Japanese from the Pennsylvania State University. He also earned his master’s at Penn State, in International Affairs. As an undergraduate at Penn State he studied abroad at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan. He is proficient in Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and Japanese. Prior to joining Dickinson, Jackie held a series of positions of escalating responsibility in Penn State’s Office of Global Programs.
Administrative Assistant, center for global study and engagement
Wendy holds a BA from Indiana University and a post-bachelor’s paralegal certificate (honors) from Harrisburg Area Community College. She is a graduate candidate pursuing an MS in Organizational Development and Leadership in Higher Education. Her research interests include Native American accessibility to higher education, risk factors associated with student conduct and holistic multicultural student mentoring.
Prior to joining Dickinson, she worked for PSU, City Colleges of Chicago in Berlin, Germany and several government entities. Her appreciable experience in sponsored and market research, matching resources to needs and interpreting federal regulations harmonizes with her duties in providing visa information and resources, office support, reporting, and conferring with students and parents regarding study abroad programming and policies.