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Meet the Team

The OIP team warmly welcomes you to Seton Hall. We are ready to assist you in your study abroad and international student needs. Please come in during our office hours or make an appointment to meet with our staff to discuss any questions you may have about the programs offered by OIP.

Douglas Cantelmo
Interim Director of International Programs
Program Director, Rome Connection

Doug joined the Office of International Programs in 2021. In his role as Interim Director, Doug supports the mission and operations of OIP. Doug is a double alumnus of St. John's University and spent over six years at his alma mater growing, designing and leading immersive study abroad programs on-the-ground in Rome. Beyond Italy, Doug has traveled through five continents and is excited to share his passion for international education with the Seton Hall community. He is focused on creating engaging platforms for cultural immersion. Doug is here to help every Seton Hall student translate their passions into life-changing international experiences! 
Areas of Study: Urban Development and Modern Rome
Favorite place to travel: Italy

Carolina Barba 
International Student Advisor
Carolina joined the Office of International Programs on the Spring of 2019. She has held many responsibilities through her time on the team including assisting the public relations and marketing efforts and communicating with current and prospective international students. Carolina is passionate about traveling, learning new languages and cooking. She is currently pursuing her Master's in Marketing and International Business and ultimately looking to work at a multinational company.
Areas of Study: Marketing and International Business
Favorite place to travel: Peru

Lauren Diawatan
Study Abroad Peer Advisor
Lauren joined the Office of International Programs in the summer of 2022. Her responsibilities on the team include developing marketing content and assisting communications for study abroad programs, as well as interacting with prospective and current international students. Lauren also serves on the Honors Program Student Advisory Board and deeply enjoys musical theatre. After graduating Seton Hall, she intends to pursue a Master's in Economics and hopes to work in academia or consulting in the future.
Areas of Study: Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Diplomacy and International Relations
Favorite place to travel: France and Canada

Angelina Gonzalo
Graduate Assistant (International Student Services)
After joining OIP in 2022, Angelina has supported the mission of OIP through the implementation of grassroots initiatives geared towards our international students. Among a number of transformative experiences she had at Seton Hall, Angelina participated in the Servant Leadership Experience to Ireland, and, while there, she developed a passion for administrative operations in higher education and has an interest to shape experiential learning programs. More than ever, now a Doctoral student, Angelina is interested in pursuing a career in student advisement, especially working to maximize opportunities for students foreign to the world of higher education.
Areas of Study: Educational Leadership, Management, and Policy
Favorite place to travel: Ireland

Brendan McLean
Student Worker (International Student Services and Digital Outreach)
Brendan began working in the Office of International Programs in June 2022. Brendan uses his skills in Graphic Design and Art to create and design projects that are used by OIP. His major is Animation and he's made signs, posters, flyers, with more to come. He enjoys working out, traveling to the Caribbean, and, most importantly, meeting and connecting with new people. He has a unique perspective in art and design, which helps him come up with great ideas during projects. He intends to pursue a career in animation or graphic design after graduation.
Areas of Study: Animation and Graphic Design
Favorite place to travel: The Caribbean

Emilia Fedasz 
Student Worker (Study Abroad)
Emilia joined the Office of International Programs in the Spring of 2023. Her responsibilities on the team include aiding and assisting prospective student abroad students by leading information and advising sessions and responding to study abroad inquiries. Emilia is passionate about studying abroad and uses her own experience of studying abroad in Lisbon, Portugal to assist others during their study abroad application process. Emilia is also a part of the first cohort of Rome Connection, a freshman spring-embedded study abroad program at Seton Hall and is set to travel to Rome in May 2023. She is also in the process of applying to study abroad for a semester in London and a semester in Dublin.
Areas of Study: Finance, Management, Legal Studies and Global Affairs
Favorite place to travel: Portugal