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Martha McGivern

  • Director

  • Study Abroad
  • ​​Ad​vising Hours 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • ​Schedule an appointment via OneDePaul​


Martha directs the strategy and implementation of study abroad programs across DePaul University’s 10 colleges and schools. She oversees crisis and emergency response, program assessment, term-long program development strategy, and team leadership. She also advises on the Merida program. She earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in International Education from New York University with research focusing on issues of gender and cultural learning in study abroad, particularly as it plays out in cross-national relationships among peers. She has a B.A. in English from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. Martha’s study abroad experience includes doctoral research in Mexico, volunteer teaching in Ecuador, and undergraduate study abroad in Argentina.

Martha McGivern ​​