Leadership & Staff

We are a team of experienced and accomplished professionals with expertise in fields across the international education spectrum, providing institutional leadership for international strategy and global engagement that advance the profile, reputation, and mission of The University of Texas at Austin.

Learn more about our staff in the staff directory or download the organizational chart.

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Sonia Feigenbaum

Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement & Strategy

Dr. Sonia Feigenbaum serves as the inaugural senior vice provost for global engagement and chief international officer. Before joining UT, she was the associate vice chancellor for international engagement and global strategies and senior international officer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL).




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Teri Albrecht, Ph.D.
Interim Executive Director



Margaret Y. Luévano


Margaret Y. Luévano
Interim Director, International Student and Scholar Services



Darcy McGillicuddy


Darcy McGillicuddy
Director, External Relations



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Randy Penson
Director, Global Risk and Safety



Larry Phu


Larry Phu, CPA
Director, Finance and Administration



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Michael Smith, Ph.D.
Director, English Language Center



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Jeff Stover
Deputy Director for Finance, Global Engagement and Strategy



Heather Thompson


Heather Thompson
Director, Education Abroad



Laurie Berman Young