Category: Enhancing Learning in Education Abroad: Study, Work, Intern, Volunteer, and Research Innovations

The Effect of Political Change in Egypt on U.S. Study Abroad Programs

Wednesday, May 31
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Table 75

This poster presents a study that focuses on the experiences and perspectives of current study abroad students and administrators in the face of sustained political instability in Egypt.

JoEllen Mueller

Student
North Central College
Naperville, IL

JoEllen Mueller is a student at North Central College studying international business and economics. For her honors senior thesis, she was funded by the college's Richter Grant program to travel to Cairo, Egypt to collect U.S. student perspectives of studying there in the face of post-Arab Spring ramifications. Upon graduation this June she hopes to continue traveling and begin fostering her career in international education.