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Cindy Kraft


Your first step is to complete Study Abroad 101 online or in person.

We offer Global and Regional advising in person on a drop-in basis; see the advising schedule. You can also connect with an advisor via phone, email or live chat!

My advising hours tend to vary, so please email me to schedule an appointment.

Associate Director, Education Abroad, Operations and Project Management

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Cindy is an Associate Director of Education Abroad and the Director of Operations and Student Services.  She has held various roles in the office over the past 12 years, and has worked in higher education for 15 years.  In addition to managing the programs below and directing office operations, she leads the program management team and supervises 7 staff.  She also manages large projects, such as campus system transitions/integrations and various process improvement projects. She recently completed a three-year term in the Chair rotation for NAFSA Region II.

Cindy graduated from Denison University in Ohio, and spent her junior year in Antwerp, Belgium and Freiburg, Germany (for a semester each). In 2005, she obtained her master's degree in International and Intercultural Communication from the University of Denver. Her languages include rusty Hindi and slightly rusty German. :)  She has spent over two months in India, and has traveled to over 25 countries in Europe, Central America, North Africa and Asia.

Cindy manages the following programs and looks forward to working with you!
  • All programs/exchanges in Germany 
  • CIEE Open Campus Multi-site programs
  • Global Seminar: Culture Wars in Rome
  • Global Seminar: Voices of Vienna
  • Law School exchanges
Click here to see photos from Cindy's study abroad experience (forgive the photo quality - I'm old)!