Office: The Taiwan Wing, International Student Center
M.A. in Political Science, Kansas State University
B.A. in Political Science and Latin American Studies, Pennsylvania State University.
Maria grew up in suburban Philadelphia. She has lived in many places since graduating college. She has worked in post-secondary education most of her life beginning with Student Financial Aid. She also spent several years as a stay-at-home mom. She began working at the International Student Center in October 1999. Although she loves exploring new places, she hates to fly. She loves nature and animals and has many interests outside of work including reading, cooking, gardening, watching movies, spending time with family, friends and her dogs.