Center for International Education


Central Administration

Main Phone Number 865-974-3177
Dr. Pia Wood, Associate Provost and Director
Noah Rost, Associate Director
Lamonya Davis, Administrative Coordinator II
Dr. Andy Ray, Assistant Director and International Student Recruitment Manager
Peggy Myers, Administrative Support Assistant III
Dallas Broach, Peace Corps Representative

Confucius Institute

Main Phone Number 865-974-3177
Dr. Shih-Lung Shaw, Director
Jie Shen, Coordinator I

English Language Institute

Main Phone Number 865-974-3404
Dr. Jim Hamrick, Director
Em Chitty, Senior Teaching Associate
Ronnie Howard, Teaching Associate
Douglas Terry, Teaching Associate
Anthony Schmidt, Teaching Associate
Steve Randolph, Student Services Assistant II
Laura Crowe, Student Services Assistant II

International House

Main Phone Number 865-974-4453
Scott Cantrell, Director
Lauren Longino, Coordinator I
Kristen Stamey, Program Specialist
Kailee Karr, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Tamnnet Kidanu, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Courtney N. Crowder, Graduate Teaching Assistant

International Support Services

Main Phone Number 865-974-3177
Scott Cantrell, Director
Dr. Elizabeth Washam Smith, Assistant Director
David P. Lawson, Coordinator II
Brian Todd, Coordinator I
Erik Simons, Coordinator I
Yevgeniya Teyfukova, Coordinator I
Candice Gilreath, Administrative Specialist I
Gabriel Dusing, Graduate Research Assistant

Office of International Partnerships and Exchanges

Main Phone Number 865-974-3177
Alisa Meador, Director
Brittany L. Coates, Coordinator
Lisa Bonds, Administrative Coordinator I

Programs Abroad Office

Main Phone Number 865-974-3177
Noah Rost, Director
Heather Grigsby, Programs Abroad Coordinator
Anne Hulse, Programs Abroad Coordinator
Michael Saenz, Programs Abroad Coordinator
Karen Richters, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator
Susie Jenkins, Administrative Specialist
Gisela Goeritz, Admininistrative Coordinator


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