Mandy Hansen, Ph.D.
Dr. Mandy Hansen serves as the Director of International Affairs and Assistant Professor Attendant Rank, Department of Languages and Cultures. She has worked in international education in a professional capacity for over 15 years. Dr. Hansen's institutional knowledge and experience involve international work at a community college, a small private university, and large public institutions. She has directed international admissions and recruitment, coordinated orientations, developed partnership programs, conducted grant writing/proposal writing, and advised international students and scholars.
Dr. Hansen teaches culture field courses for the Department of Languages and Cultures to include FCS 3890: Service Learning in Guatemala and FCS 3890: Global Leadership. She is an alumnus of the Fulbright Program for International Administrators in Germany and served in leadership positions with organizations such as NAFSA: Association of International Education and the National Association for College Admission Counseling. Her doctoral degree is in educational leadership and her research involved a narrative inquiry into the lived experiences and professional journeys of women senior international officers. Her education includes a bachelor's degree in business relations and Latin American studies at the University of Pittsburgh, a master's degree in non-profit management at Alfred University, and a doctorate degree at Northern Arizona University.