Staff > Justine Hamilton
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Justine Hamilton, Program Coordinator, holds an M.A. in Political Science with a Certificate of Foreign Service from Kansas State University as well as a B.A. in Modern Languages: Russian, also from Kansas State. Justine's main responsibilities are the coordination of university exchanges, direct enrollment programs, and faculty-led spring break and summer programs in Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, the Baltics, Russia and Eurasia, Eastern Europe, Turkey, the Middle East, India and South Asia, and global traveling programs, such as Semester at Sea. She also coordinates faculty-led programs run through the School of Business for graduate-level students. Justine started at the KU Office of Study Abroad in 2003. As an undergraduate student, she spent a summer studying intensive Russian at the Middlebury Language School in Vermont. She also received an Undergraduate Boren Scholarship from the National Security Education Program to study abroad for a year at Vologda State Pedagogical University in Vologda, Russia. She also then worked in Voronezh, Russia for Kansas State University from 1997-1999 as part of a USAID grant-funded project to create environmental education programs for K-12 schools in the State of Kansas and the Voronezh Region. As a graduate student, she interned with the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC as a research assistant to the Vice President & D.C. Director. At KU, Justine has been involved in many campus activities and is currently serving as an Academic Senator on the Unclassified Staff Senate as well as on the advisory board for the KU Advocacy Corps.