About Us

Emergency contact during office hours: 410-704-2451
(Monday - Friday from 8 am to 5 pm)
After office hours please contact the Towson University Police: 410-704-4444

Mailing address:
Study Abroad & Away Office
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001

Office location:
Psychology Building, Rm. #408
Telephone: 410-704-2451

Office email: 

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Office Staff

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Liz Shearer



Liz Shearer

Liz currently advises for Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Semester at Sea. She is also the designated liaison for TU student athletes interested in studying abroad or away. Liz works closely with the AVP for International Initiatives and the Faculty Committee on Study Abroad and Away to develop policies and procedures to facilitate successful experiences for students overseas and in the U.S. and collaborates with other units, academic departments and colleges, and faculty to create global learning opportunities for all TU students. Liz holds an M.A. in Liberal and Professional Studies from Towson University and a B.A. in Social Sciences at Nottingham Trent University in the UK. Liz moved to the U.S. from Bristol, England in 1998 and joined the TU Study Abroad & Away Office in 2000.

Jacklyn Fisher


Associate Director

Jackie Fisher

Jacklyn currently advises for the Americas, Spain, the TU Global Internships program, and the National Student Exchange (NSE), and is also the designated liaison for military affiliated students. She serves as the NSE coordinator for incoming and outgoing students, manages the incoming international exchange student program, and administers the TU Study Abroad & Away scholarships program. Jacklyn is also the primary lead for marketing and outreach in our office. Jacklyn earned an M.A. in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in German and International Studies at Susquehanna University, including a semester studying abroad in Germany. Jacklyn joined the TU Study Abroad & Away Office in August of 2017.

Lyndsi Jones


Assistant Director

Lyndsi Jones

Lyndsi advises for Europe (except for Spain) and is the designated liaison for first-generation college students. She is the primary coordinator for our Horizons web-based management system, facilitates all billing and registration for Study Abroad & Away, and is responsible for our pre-departure and reentry programming. Lyndsi completed an M.A. in International Education at George Washington University and got her B.A. in Mass Communication and Marketing right here at TU! Lyndsi was a member of the TU Honors College and spent a semester studying abroad at the University of Leeds in the UK in 2015. Lyndsi joined the TU Study Abroad & Away team in April 2023.


Nicholas Campbell



Nick Campbell

Nick advises for and manages the application, admission, and orientation process for faculty-led programs and is the designated liaison for LGBTQ+ students. He also assists with the incoming International Exchange Student and National Student Exchange programs, runs our Study Abroad & Away fairs, and helps keep the office running smoothly. Nick completed an M.A. in Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Florida and got his B.A. in Hispanic Studies and Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Tennessee, including semester study abroad experiences in Colombia and Costa Rica. Nick also completed a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Colombia. Nick joined the TU Study Abroad & Away team in July 2022.


Anastasia Kolomytseva


Graduate Assistant

Anastasia Kolomytseva

Nastya works on key Study Abroad & Away projects including social media, coordinating in-class presentations, and managing the Study Abroad Course Database. She holds a B.A. in Asian and African Studies from Saint Petersburg University in Russia and spent a year studying abroad in China. Nastya is pursuing an M.A. program in Marketing Intelligence at TU and joined the TU Study Abroad & Away team in August 2023.

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