Angela Perryman

  • Master of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University of Kansas, 2002

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Angela Perryman currently serves as the Director of the Office of Study Abroad at KU.  She holds a Master of Public Administration and a Master of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from the University of Kansas, and a B.A. in Spanish.  Her duties include strategic and operational planning  for the Study Abroad unit, personnel management, fiscal management, programmatic oversight and assessment, and service on the executive management team within the Office of International Programs. 

Angela began her career in International Education as the Program Coordinator for Spain and Latin America and subsequently Assistant Director of Study Abroad at KU.  In 2008, Angela relocated to Colorado and assumed the position of Associate Director of Study Abroad at Colorado State University.  She is a Kansas native and returned to KU in July of 2012 to begin her current position.  Angela is an active member of NAFSA and serves on the executive leadership team of NAFSA Region II.  Outside of her professional travels, Angela’s significant international experiences include graduate research in Brazil, overseas director positions with the Experiment in International Living in Spain and Costa Rica, semesters abroad in Spain and Costa Rica, and volunteer work in Ecuador.

“The Master’s Program in Latin American and Caribbean Studies has significantly influenced my career in International Education. The knowledge gained through my studies is used daily in advising both incoming and outbound university students as well as in collaborating with faculty on program development in Latin America and other developing regions.  In providing opportunities for study and research abroad, the LAS program enabled me to experience first-hand the transformative nature of international education.  I am deeply gratified to participate in making this a reality for current KU students.”