Peace Corps Prep Program

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Peace Corps Ambassadors at USF | Peace Corps Ambassadors are university students who work closely with the Peace Corps Advisor to share the Peace Corps story with student groups around campus.

Peace Corps Prep Program |

Peace Corps |

Global Citizens Project (GCP) |

Education Abroad GloBull Ambassador Program 

Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) |

Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement (CLCE) |

Office of National Scholars (ONS)

Honors College |

Career Services |

USF Health |

Undergraduate Catalog |


USF Peace Corps Prep Program Steering Committee

  • Dr. Sayandeb Basu, Director, Office of National Scholars (ONS)
  • Dr. Christian Wells, Professor of Anthropology; Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program Director, and Director, Center for Brownfields Research
  • Dr. Jennifer Jones Lister, Director, Global Citizens Project; Associate Dean, Office of Undergraduate Studies
  • Dr. James Mihelcic, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program Director
  • Mr. Kevin Orner, ABD (Engineering), Graduate Teaching Assistant: Sustainable Development Engineering, and RPCV
  • Ms. Amanda Finch, Associate Director, Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement (CLCE)
  • Mr. Jesse Casanova, International Programs & Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program Director, College of Public Health
  • Ms. Stacy Pippen, Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • Mr. Jerry Staples II, Assistant Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • Ms. Kelly Gaskell, MPA, MA, Assistant Director, Patel College of Global Sustainability; Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program Director
  • Dr. Elizabeth T. Jordan, DNSc, RNC,FAAN, Vice Dean of Undergraduate & Global Programs, USF College of Nursing

Kiki Caruson, PhD
Interim Vice President for USF World
(813) 974-0709

Lauren Strange
Education Abroad Student Program Coordinator – USF World
Institutional Coordinator for Peace Corps Prep
(813) 974-6148

Kristen Vogel
USF Peace Corps Recruiter (current) – housed in USF World
(813) 974-9948