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>CONTACT US</h3><address><strong>University of the Pacific</strong><br />3601 Pa
cific Avenue<br />Stockton, California 95211<br />209.946.2011<br /></address><
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Staff</h2><h3>Ryan Griffith</h3>
<p>Senior International Officer</p>
<p>Ryan Griffith has worked in international education since 1997.&nbsp; During
his career, he has overseen international student recruitment and admissions; in
ternational student and scholar services; intensive English programming; satelli
te international campuses; and, taught courses in Asian Studies, International R
elations Theory, and English as a Second Language. He earned a BA in Internation
al Relations from University of Southern California and an MA in International R
elations and Asian Politics from University of Queensland, Australia.</p>
<p>Email: <a href="mailto:rgriffith@pacific.edu" title="Email" target="_blank">r
griffith@pacific.edu&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </a>P
hone: 209.946.2090</p>
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<h3>Lauren Miller</h3>
<p>Assistant Director, International Programs and Services</p>
<p>As Assistant Director, Lauren Miller recruits education abroad participants;
develops school, college, and faculty-specific education abroad opportunities; m
aintains international partnerships; and serves as an immigration official. She
also volunteers as a member leader of NAFSA: Association of International Educat
ors, as a member of both the Consular Affairs Liaison (CAL) Subcommittee and the
Education Abroad Regulatory Practice Committee.<br /><br />Lauren earned a BA i
n Psychology from the University of Toledo, studied at Spain's La Universidad de
Castilla-La Mancha, and earned an MA in International Training and Education fr
om American University, during which she completed an internship at Sookmyung Wo
men's University in South Korea. Lauren is thoroughly enjoying her first time li
ving in California and loves to explore the outdoors.</p>
<p>Email: <a href="mailto:lmiller@pacific.edu" target="_blank">lmiller@pacific.e
du</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Phone:
209.946.2592</p>
<hr />
<h3>Rebekah McCormack</h3>
<p>Assistant Director, Intensive English Program</p>
<p>Rebekah McCormack has been an ESL instructor for eight years in a variety of
countries including China, Egypt, Japan, Mauritania, Russia, and South Korea. In
addition to her undergraduate background in linguistics and anthropology at the
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, she completed her MA TESOL at the Ame
rican University in Cairo.&nbsp; Her research interests are vocabulary acquisiti
on and corpora.</p>
<p>Email: <a href="mailto:rmccormack@pacific.edu" target="_blank">rmccormack@pac
ific.edu</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Phone:209.946.2092</p>
<hr />
<h3>Leslie Anderson</h3>
<p>International Student and Scholar Advisor</p>
<p>Leslie Anderson has worked in student services for 15 years and as a DSO in I
nternational programs since 2011. She earned a degree in Network Systems Enginee
ring, managed a CRM for student recruitment, and currently maintains the Interna
tional Student &amp; Scholar Management database for International Programs.</p>
<p>Email: <a href="mailto:landerson2@pacific.edu" target="_blank">landerson2@pac
ific.edu</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Phone: 209.94
6.7746</p>
<hr />
<h3>Carmen Huntar</h3>
<p>International Student and Scholar Advisor</p>
<p>Carmen Huntar developed and directed the Educational Services Counseling Cent
er at the United States Embassy in Nigeria for 15 years. She successfully recrui
ted foreign students and scholars and developed programs to ensure their retenti
on and graduation in the United States. As the International Student and Scholar
Advisor she is responsible for advising international students and scholars on
personal and immigration issues as well as maintain admissions databases for int
ernational programs. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University o
f California, Berkeley and studied United States Based Training for Internationa
l Advisors, sponsored by the U. S. Department of State at Columbia University in
New York.</p>
<p>Email: <a href="mailto:chuntar@pacific.edu" target="_blank">chuntar@pacific.e
du</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Phone: 209.946.2247
</p>
<hr />
<h3>Patrick Wolak</h3>
<p>International Student and Scholar Advisor</p>
<p>Patrick Wolak has worked with international students for over 9 years. After
receiving his B.A. from Clemson University, he spent four years teaching EFL as
a Peace Corps Volunteer in both Mauritania and China. He has worked at Pacific s
ince 2014, after spending three years in the Bay Area as a teacher and internati
onal student support specialist. <br /><br /> Patrick can assist with internatio
nal student and scholar visa issues, questions, etc.</p>
<p>Email: <a href="mailto:pwolak@pacific.edu" target="_blank">pwolak@pacific.edu
</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Phone: 209.932.3587</
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