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Instituto Franklin > Events > Round Table: “New Trends in International Education. Study Abroad Programs”


Round Table: “New Trends in International Education. Study Abroad Programs”

Monday October 30, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, California


The Instituto Franklin-UAH will participate in the 31st Annual Conference of the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities, which is taking place in San Diego (California) on October 28-30, 2017.

The involvement of the Instituto Franklin-UAH in the conference will be performanced by a round table about the Study Abroad programs as a new trend in the International Education programs. This round table will take place on Monday October 30th at 02:00pm local time at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, in Room Aqua 310B.

For further information about the Conference:


Dr. Marta Walliser, Instituto Franklin-UAH

PhD in Spanish Literature by the Boston College. Master’s Degree in Hispanic Literature by the Boston College. Master’s Degree in Management and Administration of Educational Institutions by the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria. Bachelor’s Degree in English and Hispanic Philology by the Bucknell University.

Head of International Programs at Instituto Franklin-UAH. She teaches in the Study Abroad in Spain Program, Master in International Education and Master in Teaching. Her research focuses on Women’s Studies and International Programs.

Dr. Don Wallace, University of Central Missouri

Don Wallace served as the Executive Director of Consortium for Transatlantic Studies & Scholarship (CTSS) from 2014-2017. He has taught human rights classes in Spain for the and in the Netherlands for MCTS (the predecessor organization of CTSS). He is an Emeritus Professor of Criminal Justice from the University of Central Missouri (UCM), where he teaches various law classes for the Criminal Justice and Political Science programs. At UCM, he developed the International Justice undergraduate minor program of studies. He has an LL.M. in international law from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, a J.D. and an M.A. in Law/Psychology Studies from the University of Nebraska. His research interests include topics in Human Rights, Comparative Law and International Security.

Dr. Maria Luisa Zamudio, Illinois State University

Maria Luisa Zamudio is the Director of the Transitioning Paraprofessionals into Teaching Programs (TPTEL&TPT), a federally funded project designed to provide a course of study for bilingual paraprofessionals to earn an elementary education teaching certificate with bilingual and ESL approvals. These programs are housed in the School of Teaching and Learning, College of Education at Illinois State University.

She holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, a Masters Degree in Latin-American Literature and Culture, and a Ph.D. in Administration in Higher Education. Her research areas are Latinos in Higher Education, and Bilingual Education. She also is interested in facilitating opportunities for students to study abroad, particularly in Mexico and Spain.

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