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Meet the Staff

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

Dr. Magdalena Grudzinski-Hall

Interim Executive Director of Global Carolina / Director of Education Abroad
University of South Carolina
Close-Hipp 453
1705 College St, Columbia, SC


James P. Jacocks, MA.

Administrative Coordinator to Dr. Grudzinski-Hall

Abby Callahan

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

Colby Williams

Human Resources 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. 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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