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MarissaDr. Marissa Chandler
Interim Director
SEVIS PDSO & RO Campus Official  


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. 

You can contact Dr. Chandler at chandlerm@apsu.edu.