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Global Carolina

Meet the Staff

Learn more about the members of the Global Carolina team and how you can connect with them.

Dr. Paul Allen Miller

Vice Provost and Director of Global Carolina
Carolina Distinguished Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature
University of South Carolina
Office of the Provost
915 Bull Street, Suite 102-C

Traveled to: Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Colombia, Cuba, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Vietnam

Travel wish list: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Egypt, Japan, Korea, India, Nepal and South Africa


Amanda Gay

Administrative Coordinator to Dr. Paul Allen Miller
Phone: 803-777-1434

Abby Callahan

Business Manager
Phone: 803-777-1894
Office: Close-Hipp Building, Suite 403

Jessica  McElroy

Business Coordinator 

Phone: 803-777-7462
Office: Close-Hipp Building, Suite 403

Colby Williams

Administrative and Database Coordinator
Phone: 803-777-3503
Office: Close-Hipp Building, Suite 403

Dr. Chin-Tser Huang

Global Carolina Regional Director: China and Taiwan
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
B.S. Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
M.S. Computer Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D. Computer Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin

Traveled to: Austria, Australia, Canada, China, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Macau, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey and United Kingdom

Travel wish list: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, Greenland, Korea, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand and Vietnam

Dr. Daniela Di Cecco

Global Carolina Regional Director: Europe
Associate Professor of French & Comparative Literature
B.A. French Language, Literature and Translation, University of Toronto
M.A. French Literature, University of British Columbia
Ph.D. French and Francophone Literature, University of British Columbia

Traveled to: Australia, Austria, The Bahamas, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Italy, Jamaica, Kenya, Mexico, Monaco, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates

Travel wish list: Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Japan, Morocco, Russia, Scotland, Sweden, Tunisia and Turkey

Dr. Huong Nguyen

Global Carolina Regional Director: Vietnam and Southeast Asia
Assistant Professor, College of Social Work
B.A., Foreign Trade Economics, Hanoi Foreign Trade University, Vietnam
M.A., Communication, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
MSW, Social Work, University of Chicago, USA
PhD, Social Work, University of Chicago, USA

Traveled to: China, Canada, Hong Kong, Costa Rica, Thailand, Japan, France, Italy, Germany, Denmark, South Korea, India and Vietnam

Travel wish list: Bhutan, Nepal and Middle East, in general

Dr. David A. Cardenas

Global Carolina Regional Director: Latin and South America
Associate Dean College of Hospitality, Retail & Sports Management, Associate Professor School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management and
Research Associate Richardson Family SmartState Center of Economic Excellence in Tourism and Economic Development
B.S., North Carolina State University, 1995
M.S., North Carolina State University, 2001
Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 2005

Traveled to: Aruba, The Bahamas, Belize, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica Republic, Ecuador, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico and Peru

Travel wish list: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Egypt, Greece, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Thailand and Uruguay


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