Staff Directory

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Admission Questions

The ISS Office staff are not involved with admissions processes at Purdue University. For such questions, contact Undergraduate Admissions or the Graduate School.

F and J Student Questions

For all general ISS inquiries, please call 765-494-5770 or email For questions regarding regulations for F and J students or their dependents, please see Contact Student Services.

International Scholar Questions

For questions related to international faculty, staff, postdocs and scholars holding visa status where the primary activity is employment or research (such as H-1B, e-3, TN, O-1, J-1 Research Scholar, J-1 Short-Term Scholar, or J-1 Visiting Undergraduate Student), please see Contact Scholar Services.

ISS Office Directory


Title Name
Director, International Student Services Christine Collins
Director, International Scholar Services Amanda Thompson

Student Services

Title Name
International Students and Scholars 
Associate Director Marcus Hammack
Assistant Director for SEVIS Compliance Claudia Suarez
Operations Supervisor Amanda Trapp
Business Process Analyst Daniel Rodriguez
Immigration Clerk Adriana Lopez
Immigration Clerk Caroline McKenzie
Immigration Clerk Lee Meadows
Immigration Clerk Penny Sturm
Immigration Counselor Leah Bechtold
Immigration Counselor Lyndsey Budreau
Immigration Counselor Alyssa Cantrell
Immigration Counselor Laura Crabtree
Immigration Counselor Dawn Frye
Immigration Counselor Lauren Lacy
Immigration Counselor Jason Mauch
Immigration Counselor Suzie Orr
Information Specialist Shaelynn Svoboda
International Student Advisor Alison Stacy
International Document Support Specialist Kari Bobkowski
International Document Support Specialist Christopher Reece
Senior Administrative Assistant  Aaron Watson

Programming and Engagement

Title Name
Intercultural Learning Specialist Stephanie Bowers

International Scholar Services

Please see the International Scholar Services "Who We Are" page.