Saint Louis University

Atlas Week Planning Committee


Michelle Lorenzini, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

Before coming to Saint Louis University, Dr. Lorenzini was Visiting Professor at the Korea Development Institute of Public Policy and Management in Seoul, Korea. Dr. Lorenzini earned her Ph.D. in Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis, her Master of International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and her B.A. in International Studies from American University. Her research and teaching focus on International political economy, comparative Asian economic development, problems of globalization, and global civic engagement. She has coordinated the Atlas Program since 2002.

Contact Information: Office Phone: 314-977-3243 , E-mail:


Faculty and Staff:

Katie Donnelly Program Manager, Center for Global Citizenship
Steven Hawkes-Teeples
Assistant Professor, Theology
Rebecca Hyde Research/Instruction Librarian, Pius XII Library
Kathryn Kuhn Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
Samantha Marquard Instructor, Nursing
Jennifer Roberts Assistant Professor, SPS
Ness Sandoval Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
Kyle Strothmann Program Coordinator, Admissions
Lauren Tancock Academic Advisor, Parks College
Justin Vilbig Program Coordinator, Center for Service and Community Engagement
Katie Monsky AmeriCorps VISTA, Center for Global Citizenship
Ira H. Trako Assistant Director, Center for International and Comparative Law
Margaret Kessler Study Abroad Counselor, International Services
Elena Dalla Torre Assistant Professor; Languages, Literature, and Culture
Luis Garay Program Coordinator, Student Support and Retention, Cross Cultural Center
Sharon Frey Professor, Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
Karen Carpentier Associate Director, Boeing Institute of International Business
Seung Kim Director, Boeing Institute of International Business



Walter Orr Graduate Assistant for the Atlas Program, Graduate, Public Health
Mike Degnan
Undergraduate, SLU ONE Campaign
Stephanie Roderick Undergraduate, International Studies and Political Science, Member of APO, Kappa Alpha Theta, Italian club
Alex Rios Gutierrez
Undergraduate, Business
Dorien Villafranco Undergraduate, Parks College
Aroona Toor Graduate, Public Health
Stephanie Wormald
Undergraduate, SLU ONE Campaign
Krishna Patel
Undergraduate, Arts & Sciences
Omida Shahab
Undergraduate, Biology, Muslim Student Association
Fatima Chaudhry
Undergraduate, Business
Gretchen Landgraf
Undergraduate, Health Sciences
Zara Petkovic
Undergraduate, Political Science, College Democrats, Political Science Club, Una
Farahat Bello
Undergraduate, Health Management, International Ambassadors, Minority Association of Pre-Health Students, Interfaith Alliance
Ronald Clark
Undergraduate, Civil Engineering, Class Legacy Program
Nora Ibrahim
Graduate, Medicine, Global Health Learning Community
Nebu Kolenchery
Undergraduate, Public Health and International Studies, Political Round Table, Micah Program
Nozima Aripova
Undergraduate, Arts & Sciences
Kirsten Brackett
Undergraduate, Arts & Sciences
Nicole Kim
Undergraduate, Public Health, 2015 Atlas Intern
Sarah Gianni Undergraduate, International Studies and Political Science, 2015 Atlas Intern
Patrick Glasgow
Undergraduate, International Business and International Studies, 2015 Atlas Intern
Alex Hanel
Undergraduate, Political Science and International Studies, 2015 Atlas Intern
Tiara Harrison
Undergraduate, International Business and International Studies, 2015 Atlas Intern
Cassie Houghton
Undergraduate, Anthropology and Communications, 2015 Atlas Intern
Merette Khalil
Undergraduate, Public Health, 2015 Atlas Intern
Molly Loughran
Undergraduate, Public Health and Spanish, 2015 Atlas Intern, Alpha Sigma Nu, Great Issues Committee
Joyce King
Graduate, Film Studies
Ashley Ott
Graduate, Medieval English Literature, GA Film Studies Program
Garvaundo Hamilton
Undergraduate, Business, ISF, CALSA
Joey Smith
Undergraduate, Mathematics, Interfaith Alliance
Jacob Surratt
Undergraduate, College of Education and Public Service
Catie Lorenzini
Undergraduate, Public Health
Brenna Sullivan
Undergraduate, Psychology, SLU ONE Campaign
Lynn Ryan
Spanish and International Studies, Class of 2014
Shabnam Majidi
Undergraduate, Parks College
Daniela Pineda
Undergraduate, Public Health
Yuting Liu
Undergraduate, John Cook School of Business, International Student Federation
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