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Education Abroad Office

Meet Our Staff

Morgan Morris Inabinet

Title: Director
Department: Global Carolina
Education Abroad Office
Phone: 803-777-7557
Office: Close-Hipp 453
Morgan Morris-Inabinet

Morgan Morris Inabinet serves as the Director of Education Abroad.  In addition to supporting the great work of the EAO team, Morgan is responsible for program oversight, office administration, and budget management.  

Morgan has worked in international affairs for a decade.  She previously served as the EAO's Assistant Director for Global Health, Safety, and Security from 2015-2022.  Prior to entering the field of international education, Morgan worked in international law enforcement within the Office of International Affairs at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC.  As an undergraduate, she spent a summer studying Mandarin in Suzhou, China; a semester traveling throughout Europe completing coursework related to European politics; and a semester completing an internship at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland.

In her spare time, Morgan enjoys taking day trips around the Carolinas and spending time with her family, especially her two dogs.

Educational Background

Master of Arts - International Studies
University of South Carolina

Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude - History
Furman University

  • Presenter, What Makes a "Well-Rounded" Program?," WorldStrides Summit on Short-Term Education Abroad, August 2022.
  • Presenter, Student Mobility in a COVID-19 World: International Travel in 2021 and Beyond. NAFSA Region VII Conference, November 2020.
  • Presenter, U.S. Department of State Resources for U.S. Student Safety Overseas. NAFSA Annual Conference, May 2019.
  • Moderator, Improved Consular Safety and Security Messaging. NAFSA Government Connection, January 2018.
  • Presenter, Confidentiality Compliance: HIPAA and FERPA for Education Abroad. NAFSA E-Learning Seminar, August 2017.

November 2022-Present

Member of the CIS Abroad Advisory Board

April 2022-Present

Member of the OSAC Women in Security Group's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Subcommittee

April 2019-Present 

Member of the OSAC Women in Security Group’s Programming Subcommittee

December 2016-Present

Member of the OSAC Academia Sector Committee (formerly Academia Working Group)

November 2019-July 2022

Member of the Board of Directors, Treasurer, and Chair of Finance Committee of Pulse (International Health and Safety Professionals in Higher Education)

April 2020-June 2021 

Member of the Forum for Education Abroad Standards for Good Practice Institute Planning Committee

January 2017-November 2019

Member of the Onboarding and Membership Committee of Pulse (International Health and Safety Professionals in Higher Education)

January 2016-December 2020

Member and Government Liaison of the NAFSA Education Abroad Regulatory Practice Committee

  • "Chapter 17: Physical Health Abroad," NAFSA Guide to Education Abroad for Advisers and Administrators, Corinne Henke and Margaret Wiedenhoeft, eds. Forthcoming.
  • Published Interview, "Colleges and Universities Step Up their Systematic Approaches to Risk Management." Published in International Educator: Risk Management Supplement. January/February 2018, pp. 5-9.


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