Meet Our Staff
Jeanette Barbieri, Director of International Programs (JBarbieri@hollins.edu)
Jeanette Barbieri received her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in December 2005. She holds an M.A. in War Studies from King’s College, University of London and a B.A. in history and international relations from Hampshire College. Her research interests are in Chinese politics, visual culture in political communication, ethnicity, and nationalism. Among her varied teaching interests are food and environmental politics, public health, comparative politics, Chinese cinema, and political theory. Several of these interests combine in her latest research with Li Nan of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences on Chinese citizenship models emerging from the 2008 Sichuan earthquake exhibitions and memorials.
Danielle Davis, International Programs Coordinator (DavisDL@hollins.edu)
Danielle received her MFA in creative writing from Southern Connecticut State University, and a B.A. in English and Mass Communications from the University of South Florida in Tampa. Since returning from a summer abroad at the University of Exeter in southern England, she has worked with incoming and outgoing students in education abroad. Danielle has worked to develop classes and support faculty in international pathway programs at USF, advised prospective study abroad participants at SCSU and served as an assessments supervisor for its world languages department. As a creative writer, Danielle spends much of her free time working on her short story collection. She is excited to work with the students and faculty at Hollins University to promote programs abroad.
Sarah Short, Study Abroad Recruiting & Marketing Coordinator (ShortSA@hollins.edu)
Sarah has her M.A. in French from Middlebury College. She lived in Paris for two years, first working on her degree at the Middlebury College School in Paris, with coursework at the Sorbonne, and then staying for a second year to teach English and translate. Additionally, as an undergraduate at Christopher Newport University, Sarah studied abroad for a semester in England, with coursework at Oxford. Prior to joining the Hollins International Programs team, Sarah worked as a Learning Abroad Coordinator at the University of Utah, as the Social Media Coordinator for both the Boston Area Study Abroad Association and the Fund for Education Abroad, and as a Program Assistant for the Middlebury College School in Paris. Sarah's passions are travel, French-English translation, singing, and playing the piano. She is delighted to recruit and market for the Hollins Abroad Paris and Hollins Abroad London programs.
Nick Hugh, Director of Hollins Abroad-London (HughNS@hollins.edu)
Before joining Hollins University on 1 January 2015, Nick was Director of Awards at the US-UK Fulbright Commission and Director of NSH Arts, a non-profit educational arts centre which gives young people the opportunity to develop project management skills in the arts.
Prior to starting NSH Arts in 2011, Nick was European Programmes Director for Olin Business School, Washington University in St Louis and before that was Deputy Director of the University of London Careers Service responsible for relationship management and commercial activities. Before that he was Managing Director of a small Healthcare Consulting business in northern England offering bespoke technology solutions to a wide variety of international healthcare and professional service businesses.
Nick has been a visiting faculty member at both Imperial College London and Cass Business School, City University. He has been actively involved in mentoring for the Institute of Directors and coaching young people in the development of skills enabling the successful transition from education into the working world.
Nick graduated from Cambridge University with a MA in Natural Sciences (Chemistry), received his MSc from Imperial College London in Management Science and holds three patents in organic and organo-metallic chemistry.
Nick is an active musician and holds an ARCM diploma from the Royal College of Music, London in violin performance. He is chairman of Tallis Chamber Orchestra – a registered charity that performs largely in Suffolk, and also in other venues across the UK. He is also concert master of Midsummer Opera and regularly plays chamber music.
Audrey Stavrévitch, Director of Hollins Abroad-Paris (AStavrevitch@hollins.edu)
Audrey Stavrévitch holds bachelor degrees in history and French literature, and M.A. and M. Phil/DEA degrees in comparative literature from Nanterre University. She also holds an M.A. in French as a Second Language from Sorbonne-Nouvelle University.
Ms Stavrévitch has taught at City University of New York, the New School for Social Research, and the New York French Institute. In Paris, she has taught French language and literature to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students for Hollins University, Columbia University, Middlebury College and the University of Florida. Ms. Stavrévitch also developed and coordinated the University of Florida's business program in Paris.
Ms Stavrévitch speaks French, English and Wolof (Senegalese).
Dahbia Yousfi, Hollins Abroad Paris Assistant (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dahbia Yousfi has a M.A. in French as a Second Language from the University of Paris VIII. She was born and raised in Paris and is trilingual in German, French, and English. Dahbia is the part-time assistant for the Hollins Abroad-Paris program and teaches one class.