Loyola University Maryland

International Programs

Contact Us

Office: Humanities 132
Phone: 410-617-2910
Email: international@loyola.edu
Fax: 410-617-2034


Andre Colombat

Dean of International Programs
Ext. 2920
Office: HU134B

Education: Lycée Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France (Khâgne); Université Lyon II, Lyon, France (B.A. - M.A.) ;  Washington University in Saint Louis, U.S.A. (Ph.D.)

Programs: Montpellier, Lyon, summer in Paris, some study tours.

Favorite places to visit abroad: Carnac, Belle Isle (France); Amapala, Utila (Honduras); Tadoussac (Canada); Nafplion (Greece); Santiago (Chile); Marrakech (Morocco); Bangkok (Thailand); Cape Coast (Ghana); Auckland (New Zealand); Leuven (Belgium); Da Nang (Vietnam).


bio-renee Renee Harris

 Associate Director
 Ext. 2910
 Office: HU136C


Education: Loyola College, BA 1985, Loyola College, MA-ED 1994

Programs:  Cork, Leuven,  Paris, and all external semester study abroad programs

Favorite places to visit abroad: Austria, small cities, and the countryside.


Fr. James Kelly, S.J.

Director, Bangkok Program
Ext. 2920
Office: SH-218d


bio-naomi Naomi Githae

 Assistant Director
 Ext. 2910
 Office: HU136B


Education: Bachelor of Education, Masters in Communication Arts, Arabic

Programs: Amsterdam, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Dubai, Singapore and Stockholm

Favorite places to visit abroad: My favorite place to visit is Kenya where I have family.  I also love to visit all my programs locations because of their uniqueness in culture and what they offer.


Kaileigh Jolliffe

Assistant Director
Ext. 5740
Office: HU136D

Education: B.B.A. in Marketing from Loyola University Maryland and M.A. in Emerging Media from Loyola University Maryland

Programs: Athens, Budapest, Madrid, Panama Yoga Retreat

Favorite places to visit abroad: Madrid, London, Greek Islands, Budapest, and Lisbon


kenny-bio Kenneth Kwarciany

 Assistant Director
 Ext. 2088
 Office: HU136


Education: B.A., Russian Studies, Concentration in Soviet and post- Soviet Studies , Russian Language Minor State University of New York at Albany

Program: Accra, Auckland, Beijing, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Melbourne, Osaka, Santiago

Favorite places to visit abroad: Tasmania, Tokyo, Buenos Aires, London, Berlin, and though not abroad, my hometown of Buffalo, NY-GO BILLS!

Schedule an appointment!


bio-bao Fr. Bao Nguyen, S.J.

 Assistant Director of Jesuit International Collaborations
 Ext. 7088
 Office: HU250J


Education: Doctor of Philosophy in higher education, STL and Master of Divinity, Boston College; Master of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago, MBA, University of Houston.

Programs: Dominican Republic, Seoul, and study tours.

Favorite places to visit abroad: Paradise Island, Monument to the Heroes, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Myeong-dong, and Namsan Seoul


bio-laura Laura Palilla

 Assistant Director
 Ext. 2123
 Office: HU136A


Education: B.A. in English Literature from Duquesne University, M.S.Ed in School Counseling from Duquesne University, MSocSc in Cultural Sociology from University College Dublin 

Programs: Rome, Newcastle, Glasgow

Favorite places to visit abroad: Ireland, Rome, and Sicily


Sunanda Bhatia

Director of International Student Services, PDSO Ext. 5245
Office: HU141b

Tremaynne Parham

Office Manager
Ext. 2910
Office: HU136

madison-bioMadison Leadley

Program Assistant
Ext. 2920
Office: HU134A

Education: B.A. in Political Science, Loyola University Maryland

Favorite places abroad: London, Florence, Sint Maarten




Loyola students pose in front of Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Montreal
Academic Opportunities

Montreal Study Tour

Loyola’s French students get the opportunity to explore Montreal during an international weekend excursion.