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The University of Oklahoma International Student Services (OU ISS) staff has many years of experience working with international students, and actively seeks professional training and professional development opportunities through a variety of channels. Many of us have lived outside the US for extended periods of time, often as international students ourselves.

Directors

Robyn Rojas
Director

Robyn advises students and the university community regarding student immigration regulations including travel, employment, and maintenance of status. She holds a BA in Spanish from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, and an MA in International Studies from the University of Oklahoma. Robyn studied abroad in Guadalajara, Mexico and has traveled to Peru, Colombia, and Taiwan.

 


 

Caroline MacLeod

Caroline Serçe
Associate Director

F-1 Advisor for students with family name starting N-Q, and Center for English as a Second Language (CESL)

Caroline advises students and the university community regarding student immigration regulations including travel, employment, and maintenance of status. Caroline has studied abroad in Israel, and holds a BA in Linguistics from the University of Oklahoma. She has traveled to Europe, East Asia, Central and South America, and the Middle East.

International Programs

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Hannah Musselman
International Student Programs Coordinator

Hannah is a Norman native and attended OU, graduating with a degree in Human Relations and a minor in International Area Studies. Hannah fell in love with international education while studying abroad at OU in Arezzo, and then returned to Italy as a student assistant for OUA. After graduating, Hannah moved to New York City to complete her master's in International Education at NYU. Returning to CIS as the International Programs Coordinator is a full circle moment! 

Hannah loves to travel all over the world and is always planning that next trip. In her time at home, she loves yoga, cycling, drinking too much iced coffee, and watching lots of reality television! She is passionate about creating a dynamic cross-cultural community on campus and hopes to cultivate meaningful relationships with the amazing international students here at OU! 

International Student Advisors

Brenda Aflleje
International Student Advisor

F-1 Advisor for students with family name starting A-G

Brenda advises students and the university community regarding student immigration regulations including travel, employment, and maintenance of status. Brenda holds a BBA in Finance from OU.

 

 


 

Rhonda Ehrhardt

Rhonda Ehrhardt
Exchange Student Coordinator

As the Exchange Student Coordinator, Rhonda welcomes new exchange students to Oklahoma. Rhonda's family has Oklahoma roots going back to the Territorial period, and she has lived in Norman since the age of ten. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and is currently working on a master’s degree. In her free time, Rhonda enjoys bicycling and traveling. Past destinations include Mexico, Turkey, and Malta. Rhonda resides in Norman with her family and pets.

 

 


 

Brandi Hembree

Brandi Hembree
SEVIS Analyst & International Student Advisor

F-1 Advisor for students with family name starting R-V

As the SEVIS Analyst, Brandi maintains our specialized software, online forms, document storage, performs reporting, compiles statistics, checks various alerts from SEVIS and internal lists to assist international students in maintaining status, and manages mass email communication to our international students. 

She also advises students and the university community regarding student immigration regulations including travel, employment, and maintenance of status. She has traveled abroad to South Korea and China. She holds a BS in Psychology from Oklahoma State University.

 


 

Mukarram Lillard

Mukarram Lillard
Sponsored Student Programs Coordinator

F-1 Advisor for all sponsored students and students with family name starting W-Z, J-1 Advisor for all student interns and J-1 degree-seeking students

Mukarram advises students and the university community regarding student immigration regulations including: travel, employment, and maintenance of status. Mukarram is originally from Gaza-Palestine. She holds a B.A. in English Literature and Education from Al-Azhar University in Gaza-Palestine. She also holds Master’s degree in Human Relations, and a graduate certificate in Human Resources and Organizational Diversity and Development from the University of Oklahoma.

 


 

David Orsburn

David Orsburn
International Student Advisor

Advisor for incoming degree-seeking F-1 students, Tulsa campus, requests related to Consular Processing, Change of Degree Level, and Add Dependents.

David advises students and the university community regarding student immigration regulations including travel, employment, and maintenance of status. David received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Oklahoma. David has traveled to Central America, Europe, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East.

 


 

Megumi Wilson

Megumi Wilson
International Student Advisor

F-1 Advisor for students with family name starting H-M

Megumi advises students and the university community regarding student immigration regulations including travel, employment, and maintenance of status. She is originally from Nagoya, Japan and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from Chukyo University. Megumi studied abroad in Singapore, Australia, and the US. 

Administrative Staff

Alina Joaca-Bine

Alina Joaca-Bine
Front Office Coordinator

Alina is originally from Romania. She is a former student-athlete in track and field from University of Texas at El Paso, where she got her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology. She earned her master's at OU in Exercise Physiology while working as a graduate assistant in the bone density research laboratory. She now helps International Students at OU maintain their F1 status. She loves meeting people from all over the world, learning about different cultures and languages and she has visited about 20 countries so far. Her favorites are Mexico, Spain, Greece and Romania for the people, flavorful food and rich history. She also loves road trips and spending time in nature hiking and birding.

 


 

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Krista Pettersen

Registrar & ISS Liaison, OU-Tulsa, with Kari Ernest

OU-Tulsa Schusterman Center
4502 E. 41st Street, Room 1C114
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135-2553
Phone: (918) 660-3474