Our Board Members
Michael Shaughnessy, Ph.D. – Co-Chair
Dr. Michael Shaughnessy serves as the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies & International Programs at Washington & Jefferson College. In addition to his role as Associate Dean, Dr. Shaughnessy serves as a professor of German in the Department of Modern Languages. Dr. Shaughnessy supports the IEC in its executive decisions and serves as a co-chair of the IEC.
Karen Talentino, Ph.D. – Co-Chair
Dr. Karen Talentino serves as the Vice President for Academic Affairs at Saint Michael’s College. Prior to her role as an administrator, Dr. Talentino held faculty teaching positions at Simmons College in Massachusetts and Saint Michael’s College. Dr. Talentino supports the IEC in its executive decisions and serves as a co-chair of the IEC.
Caitlin Huseman – Managing Director for the University Abroad Programs and IEC
Ms. Huseman coordinates the support services of the University Abroad Programs. Providing exemplary support to students, she assists them in their cultural and academic adjustment to the United States. Ms. Huseman also supports the IEC in administrative tasks and strategic initiatives.
Al Wang – Director of International Recruitment
Mr. Wang serves as the Director of International Recruitment in China. He designs and implements recruitment strategies and coordinates biannual recruitment tours for the IEC members.