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Northeastern University provides students with a variety of opportunities to explore academic, professional, and international experiences. Consequently, Northeastern also provides qualified advisors to help students pursue each of their objectives. Below you will find descriptions and contact information for all advisors linked to International Affairs.

International Affairs Faculty Advisors 

The faculty advisors in the International Affairs Program advise and mentor students and functions as the student’s main connection with the major. Students with questions about course requirements related to the major and students who wish to transfer into the major should meet with the faculty advisor during posted walk-in office hours or make an appointment. For assistance with IAF Course Requirements, counting courses toward the major, transferring to the major, IAF Careers.

  • Prof. Panagoula (Youly) Diamanti-Karanou  (last names A-N) | 220F Renaissance Park | (617) 373-4497
  • Prof. Ioannis Livanis (last names O-Z) | 210 D Renaissance Park |(617) 373-4697

College of Social Sciences & Humanities Academic Advisors
The college academic advisors, located in the Center for Academic Services in 180 Renaissance Park, provide general guidance on academic matters and assist students in their progress from orientation through graduation. Students with questions about their degree audit, NU Core, transferring credits, or pursuing a double major should make an appointment to meet with the college advisor. For assistance with Degree Audit, NU Core, Transfer Credits, Pursuing a Combined or Double Major.

  • Stefani Anderson (last names A-O) | (617) 373-8400
  • Heather (Cullen) Stellberger (last names P-Z) | (617) 373-4145

Students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with their degree audit (available through myNEU) to track their requirements and progress in their major.

Cooperative Education Coordinators
All international affairs majors are assigned a co-op coordinator within international affairs. The coordinators are also located in 180 Renaissance Park. Students pursuing a dual or combined major can choose the department co-op coordinator who is more appropriate for their career interests. These advisors will guide students through the process of preparing for co-op, applying for jobs, and reflecting on the experience.

  • Joani LaMachia (last names A-G)| (617) 373-8158
  • Jonathan Andrew (last names H-Q) | (617) 373-3453
  • Rebecca Westerling (last names R-Z) | (617) 373-7488

GEO Advisors
Students interested in going on an international study program have access to advisors in the Global Experience Office located at 403 Richards Hall. Contact or (617) 373-5276