Loyola University Maryland

International Programs

Contact Us

Office: Humanities 132
Phone: 410-617-2910
Email: international@loyola.edu
Fax: 410-617-2034


Jack Hobson

Jack Hobson

Dean of International Programs
Ext. 2930
Office: HU134B

Education: University of Oklahoma: B.A.; University of Oklahoma: M.A.; Creighton University Ed.D (candidate).

Favorite places to visit abroad: Istanbul (Turkey), Bordeaux (France); Montréal (Canada); Lima / Cusco (Peru); Chiang Mai (Thailand); Guadalajara (Mexico); Beirut (Lebanon); Kyoto (Japan).


bio-naomi Naomi Githae

 Associate Director
 Ext. 2910
 Office: HU136B

Education: Bachelor of Education, Masters in Communication Arts, Arabic

Programs: Cape Town, Copenhagen, Dubai, Singapore, Stockholm, Melbourne, Auckland

Favorite places to visit abroad: My favorite place to visit is Kenya where I have family.  I also love to visit all my programs locations because of their uniqueness in culture and what they offer.



bio-bao Fr. Bao Nguyen, S.J.

 Assistant Director of Jesuit International Collaborations
 Ext. 7088
 Office: HU250J


Education: Doctor of Philosophy in higher education, STL and Master of Divinity, Boston College; Master of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago, MBA, University of Houston.

Programs: Dominican Republic, Seoul, and study tours.

Favorite places to visit abroad: Paradise Island, Monument to the Heroes, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Myeong-dong, and Namsan Seoul


Kimberly Sorlin

Assistant Director
 Ext. 2088
 Office: HU136A

Education:     B.A., French and Political Science, Lynchburg College

                        M.A. TESOL, Notre Dame of Maryland University

Programs: Lyon, Madrid, Montpellier, Paris, Amsterdam, Buenos Aires, Santiago

Favorite places to visit abroad: France, Italy, Spain


bio-laura Laura Palilla Daddio

 Assistant Director
 Ext. 2123
 Office: HU136C


Education: B.A. in English Literature from Duquesne University, M.S.Ed in School Counseling from Duquesne University, MSocSc in Cultural Sociology from University College Dublin 

Programs: Rome, Cork,  Athens

Favorite places to visit abroad: Ireland, Rome, and Sicily



 Madison Leadley

Assistant Director
 Ext. 2599
 Office: HU136A


Education: B.A., Political Science Loyola University Maryland

Programs: Leuven, Newcastle, Glasgow, Berlin, Osaka, Glasgow, Budapest

Favorite places to visit: Leuven, Florence, Saint Martin




Fr. James Kelly, S.J.

Director, Bangkok Program
Ext. 2920
Office: SH-218d


Sunanda Bhatia

Director of International Student Services, PDSO Ext. 5245
Office: HU141b

Tremaynne Parham

Office Manager
Ext. 2910
Office: HU136

Kelly Coons

Program Assistant 
Ext. 2920
Office: HU134A

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