Kagin Commons First Floor
Director of International Student Programs
Aaron is responsible for Macalester College's circa 230 international students on nonimmigrant visas. He counsels and advises international students on academic, cultural, and government regulatory matters; is an advisor to cultural organizations; spearheads the pre-orientation for international students; the International Student Mentor Program; the Ametrica Project; and aids Macalester Admissions in recruiting a few weeks a year. He has worked at Macalester since 1998. Previously, he worked for the Savannah College of Art and Design, the Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange in Penang, and has taught English in both the US and Japan. He has held leadership positions as the Secretary-Tresurer for the Georgia Association of International Educators; twice Chair of the Minnesota International Educators; two years the Minnesota State Representative for NAFSA--the Association of International Educators; and is currently NAFSA's State Immigration Representative. He has had sojourns through work or study in Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia and the UK, and has traveled to over forty countries.
Aaron holds a Bachelor of Art's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Master of Intercultural Administration focusing on International Education from the School for International Training.
Monday, 8.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Tuesday, 8.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Wednesday, 8.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Thursday, 8.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Friday, 8.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Hours During Academic Year
* Summer hours may vary (the college closes at 12:30 p.m. on Fridays)