StaffDr. Marissa Chandler Director
Dr. Marissa Chandler has been employed with Austin Peay State University for over 19 years. Dr. Chandler received her bachelor’s degree in International Studies from the University of Evansville, IN. Her master’s degree is in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Western Kentucky State University. She received an Education Specialist degree from APSU. Dr. Chandler earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership and Professional Practice from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville. Dr. Chandler feels extremely fortunate to have studied abroad for two semesters in England during her undergraduate years. Her study abroad experiences literally changed her life. She has also traveled extensively all over the world conducting site visits as well as for leisure. One of her main goals while serving in the Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange is to assist students in becoming world travelers and not just tourists.Paige Williams Coordinator
Paige Williams of Paris, TN received her Bachelor of Arts degree from APSU in May 2011, studying History and minoring in Art History. Her favorite travels include her summer study abroad program to Germany, France and Austria in 2010 through APSU’s European Studies and Holocaust Seminar. Paige has visited other locations such as England, Spain, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Belize, and Ireland. She was a Student Assistant for the Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange from 2010-2011, and became their Administrative Assistant in 2011. In 2014, Paige was promoted to Coordinator for the Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange. She enjoyed her role as the Assistant Director for the CCSA London Winter 2012- 13, 2013-14, and 2014-15 programs. Her main goal is to advise and educate the APSU community about the importance of being a global citizen. Her dream trip is to travel throughout the UK and Ireland to research family genealogy.