Category: International Education Research

International Crises and Study Abroad: Institutional Responses to Safety and Security Concerns

Wednesday, May 31
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
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Instant news has made international crises and safety concerns more widely known, but study abroad is becoming more popular. The study focuses on university responses to international safety and security.

Lisa Shen

Study Abroad Advisor
Drexel University Study Abroad Office
Philadelphia, PA

Lisa Shen is a Study Abroad Advisor in Drexel University. Lisa received a Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Arts degree from Pennsylvania State University with a minor in Sociology and a Master of Science in Global and International Education degree from Drexel University with a higher education concentration. After graduating from Penn State, she moved to Changsha, Hunan, China for two years to teach English at Changsha Foreign Language School. Upon return to the United States, Lisa worked in a private aviation firm for a year before transitioning into the study abroad field at Drexel University as a Study Abroad Coordinator. She has since been promoted to a Study Abroad Advisor role, where she advises students interested in studying abroad in Asia, the Middle East, and Continental Europe. During her free time, Lisa likes to read, bike, and play with her cat.