Staff

Erin Kunert, Director of Global Education (she/her/hers)
Email: erin.kunert@valpo.edu
Phone: 219.464.5333

Erin oversees all operations of the Global Education and also serves as primary advisor for the Valpo Study Abroad programs. Additionally, she coordinates faculty-led and other special international programs. Prior to Valpo, she worked at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Center for International Education as their Study Abroad financial specialist. She worked primarily with day-to-day financial matters, but also helped guide students looking for funding for their study abroad programs and collaborated with the Financial Aid Office. She has a B.A. in German from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and an M.A. in languages, literature, and translation with an emphasis in German from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. During her undergraduate studies, she spent a semester abroad at the University of Kassel in Germany.

Outside of the office, Erin enjoys traveling, especially going on surprise vacations with her best friend, playing video games, hosting game nights, reading, and spending time with her cats.