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Meet Our Team

We are a team of experienced professionals with expertise in fields across the international education spectrum.

Our staff is available to assist and guide UT students, their family members and supporters, faculty and advisors, and returnees and alumni, as well as our colleagues from across the globe in developing programs and services that maximize a student’s learning experience abroad.

If you are a student seeking advising for a program, please review which staff member advises for your college, and call 865-974-3177 to schedule an appointment.

Name & Title

Advising Areas

Contact Info

Rost, Noah
Noah Rost

Director, Programs Abroad Office

Associate Director, Center for International Education

  • Tickle College of Engineering
rost@utk.edu
Hulse, Anne
Anne Hulse

Assistant Director

  • Herbert College of Agriculture
ahulse1@utk.edu
Coats, Brittany
Brittany Coats

Coordinator

bcoats2@utk.edu
Goeritz, Gisela
Gisela Goeritz

Administrative Coordinator

  • Accounts payable
  • Faculty travel
ggoeritz@utk.edu
Grigsby, Heather
Heather Grigsby

Senior Coordinator

  • College of Communication & Information
  • College of Education, Health & Human Sciences
  • College of Law
hgrigsby@utk.edu
Jenkins, Susie
Susie Jenkins

Administrative Specialist

  • Student records
cjenki10@utk.edu
Richters, Karen
Karen Richters

Marketing & Outreach Coordinator

richters@utk.edu
Saenz, Michael
Michael Saenz

Coordinator

  • College of Architecture & Design
  • Haslam College of Business
msaenz@utk.edu
Williams, Annastasia
Annastasia Williams

Coordinator

awill293@utk.edu

Name & Title

Bio

Contact Info

Daniella Khoury
Daniella Khoury

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Political Science master’s candidate from Atlanta, GA
  • Studied abroad in Barcelona, Spain for a semester with CIEE (UT Affiliate)
  • Undergraduate degree from Elon University
paoga1@utk.edu
Isis West
Isis West

Peer Advisor

  • Senior from Nashville, TN
  • Anthropology major and Public Health minor
  • Studied abroad summer 2018 in Berlin, Germany and summer 2019 in Gaborone, Botswana with CIEE (UT Affiliate)
iwest1@vols.utk.edu