艾琳·希利斯 (国际项目主任, PDSO) has been with 正规博彩十大网站排名学院 since June 2004. She received her PhD in Applied Linguistics from The University of Memphis and holds a BA in Linguistics (1998) and an MA in 英语作为第二语言 (2000) from The University of Memphis. She is responsible for all aspects of international education at the college, 包括出国留学, 教师主导的项目开发, 国际学生服务, 以及移民法规遵从性. 另外, she is an adjunct member of the faculty, 提供一年的课程, "Teaching 英语 as a Foreign Language," in the 教育研究 department.
Dr. Hillis routinely presents for national conferences on topics such as diversity in study abroad, LGBTQ issues in international education, 跨文化学术伦理, and international student academic support. Her research areas of interest include LGBTQ domestic and international student issues, issues related to underrepresented student populations and study abroad, 第二语言习得, and linguistic challenges faced by international students at US institutions.
目前,博士. Hillis engages in service to the college as the Past Chair of the LGBTQ Working Group. 在正规博彩十大网站排名岛以外的地方. Hillis is a Past Chair for NAFSA Region VII, has served in multiple roles within both the Tennessee Association of International Educators and Study Tennessee, and is a member of the Board of Directors for Literacy Mid-South, a nonprofit organization providing literacy resources for learners of all ages.