Assistant Director, Global Education Office

After spending her junior year and ten years after that working and living in Germany, Susan E. Pratt returned to the United States to continue her education and professional career in international education. She has worked in study abroad offices at Tulane University, UNC-Chapel Hill, and was involved in study abroad policy and program management issues for the University System of Georgia.

Susan has been involved in the study abroad field for over 25 years. She holds a B.A. in history from Connecticut College, participated in a junior year abroad program at Marburg University in Hessen, Germany, and completed an M.Sc. in international education at Florida State University.

In her free time, Susan enjoys kayaking, hiking, adventure travel, and photography. She joined Duke's Global Education Office for Undergraduates in 2009.

Primary Responsibilities: Primary administrator for The Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies (ICCS) in Rome (semester). Program management for Duke in France/EDUCO (semester), Duke in Bologna (summer), Duke in Rome (summer),  Duke in Berlin (semester/summer), Duke Middle East in Europe (summer), Duke in Glasgow (semester), and Duke in DC (semester). Manager of a team of Program Assistants in GEO.

Professional Interests: Language acquisition, study abroad alumni pathways, program development and management, and the impact of study abroad participation in career development.