School Criteria & Coordinator

Click on each of the USC Schools below for specific criteria for obtaining a Global Scholars distinction.

You can also set up a meeting with a Global Scholars Coordinator from a particular School to gain insight about the distinction and feedback about project submission format, content, and composition. In addition, please consult notes from our Prize Selection Committee about expectations and suggestions for successful prize applicants.

Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Cynthia Martinez, Interim Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Executive Director of Advisement and Academic Services |

Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Amber Bennett, Assistant Director of Admissions & Academic Advisor |

Davis School of Gerontology
Maria Henke, Associate Dean |
Aaron Hagedorn, Clinical Assistant Professor |

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Heidi Ippolito, Program Assistant of Dean’s Office |

Iovine and Young Academy
Jessica Vernon, Assistant Dean for Admission and Student Affairs |

Keck School of Medicine
Elahe Nezami, Associate Dean and Director for Undergraduate Studies in Health Promotion |
Stephen Perry, Academic Advisor |

Marshall School of Business and Leventhal School of Accounting
Maureen McHale, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Student Affairs and Director of Undergraduate Advising |

Price School of Public Policy
Julie Kim, Director of Academic Programs |

Roski School of Art and Design
Penelope Jones, Assistant Dean of Student Services |

Thornton School of Music
Phillip M. Placenti, Assistant Dean, Admission and Student Affairs |

USC School of Architecture
Hadrian Predock, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Professor |

USC School of Cinematic Arts
Marcus Anderson, Director of Student Affairs |

USC School of Dramatic Arts
Daniel Leyva, Academic Advisor |

Viterbi School of Engineering
Louise Yates, Senior Associate Dean, Admissions and Student Affairs |

Lessons From Abroad Conference Booklet
This booklet of reflection activities was developed by our colleagues at Lessons From Abroad, an organization intending to support students in their return from abroad experience. These tools can give your resume and Global Scholars applications a competitive edge and assist you as you discover new ways to work, teach, volunteer, or study abroad after graduation.

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