Meet the Staff

Staff Member Areas of Responsibility
Marcella DeProto, M.A.
ISSS Director
  • GR Arts and Sciences
  • Scholars
  • Taxes
Ying-Sing (Cynthia) Lai, M.S.
Associate Director
  • GR School of Management
  • GR School of Education
  • UG/GR School of Nursing and Health Professions
  • MS Analytics
  • Scholars


Nina Gordon Lopes
International Student Advisor
  • UG School of Management
  • MA Global Entrepreneurial Management
  • Jesuit Education Exchange Students (JEEP)
  • Taxes
Nathan Benzschawel
SEVIS Administrator
International Student Advisor
  • UG Arts and Sciences
  • School of Law
Libby Thompson
Program Assistant
  • General Inquiries
  • ISSS Email
  • Front desk and office operations