Interviews

CAPA World interviews people living or working in the global cities where our program sites are located, those who are studying or have studied abroad, anyone who may have interesting stories or advice on studying abroad, CAPA internship providers and people who are working in the field of international education.

Our interview archives are below:


CAPA Students & Alumni

Jillayne Adamyk - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Fall 2015
Elizabeth Adewale
 – CAPA study abroad alumna, Record of Achievement Recipient, London Fall 2013
Rachel Akmakjian - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Summer 2015
Luz Arregoces - CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Spring 2015 
Morgan Austin – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2014    

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Michael Baptiste – CAPA study abroad alum, Beijing Fall 2013
Kate Barnekow - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Fall 2013    

Jason Baxter – CAPA study abroad alum, Beijing Summer 2012
Cherilyn Beckles - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Fall 2016
Erica Bergmann - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Spring 2016
Allie Bettenhausen - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Spring 2016
Franchessa Bianconi - CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Spring 2016    

Susie Blair – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2013
Rachael Bouley - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Spring 2016    

Christine Brackenhoff - CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence 2014
Steven Bramel - CAPA study abroad alum, Florence 2015   

Anne Bransford - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Fall 2012    
Catherine Brooks - CAPA study abroad alumna, Buenos Aires Fall 2012 (Interview 2)    
Dustin Brown – CAPA study abroad alum, Sydney Summer 2010  

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Aydali Campa
 - CAPA study abroad student, Dublin Spring 2016 
Elizabeth Carey
- CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Spring 2016      

Nicolette Carlos
- CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Fall 2014
Chelsea Carter - CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Spring 2015
Samson Cassel Nucci- CAPA study abroad alumn, London Spring 2016  
 
Anita Chomenko - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Fall 2014    

Chris Churma – CAPA study abroad alum, London Fall 2004          
Rob Clarkson – CAPA study abroad alum, Sydney Fall 2013
Sholand Collins - CAPA study abroad alum, Sydney Summer 2015
Abby Crain - CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Spring 2016
Briana Cuthbert - CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Spring 2015 

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Jack Davidson - CAPA study abroad alum, Istanbul Spring 2013
Jessica Davis - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Fall 2012
Brayton Deckard - CAPA study abroad alum, Florence Fall 2014
Angela Deng
 
- CAPA study abroad alumna, Beijing Summer 2012    

Chloe Deranek – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Summer 2013
Kyle Dombrowski - CAPA study abroad alum, London Fall 2015  

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Julia Economou
– CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Spring 2015
Delonte Egwuatu
 
– CAPA study abroad student, Buenos Aires, Summer 2014
Alexandra Esposito - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Fall 2015
Courtney Evans - CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Spring 2016 

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Mary Fata
- CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Spring 2015
Laura Felix 
- CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Spring 2013
    
Janel Forsythe – CAPA study abroad student, London Fall 2014  

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Lily Garnett
- CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Summer 2016

Imani Gary
 
– CAPA study abroad alumna, London Fall 2013
Baily Gaul - CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Spring 2016
Kristen Geatz
 
– CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Fall 2013
Mikala Gilroy - CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Spring 2014 
Samantha Giordano - CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Spring 2016
Sierra Glasscock – CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Summer 2014    
Mary Godnick – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Fall 2013
Diana Gomez - CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Fall 2016
Jada Green - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Summer 2014 
 

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Rose Haller-Kaplan – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Fall 2012 
Natalie Hamilton - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Fall 2014 
Jarvay Hammonds
 
- CAPA study abroad alum, Beijing Fall 2012    

Louis Harris – CAPA study abroad alum, London Summer 2012    
Katrin Harrison – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Fall 2004    
Megan Haufe – CAPA study abroad scholarship winner, London Spring 2013    
Jordan Haugan – CAPA study abroad alum, Sydney Spring 2011    
Kiaya Heise – CAPA study abroad student, Sydney Fall 2014
Liz Hendry - CAPA study abroad student, Buenos Aires Spring 2015    
Esmeralda Herrera - CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Fall 2015
Jorge Herrera – CAPA study abroad alum, London Fall 2013    
Courtnee Heyduk – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2014
Jasheah Howard - CAPA study abroad alumna, Beijing Fall 2014 

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Anne Jacobs – CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Spring 2013
Alexandra Jesaitis - CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Summer 2015    

Ciara Johnson - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Fall 2014    
Audra Jones - CAPA Study abroad alumna, Florence Summer 2016
Jacquelyn Jones – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2014  

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Clara Keller - CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Fall 2014
Jacqulyn Keville - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Spring 2014
Ciara Kilian - CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin spring 2016                  
Lindsay King
 
- CAPA study abroad alumna, Beijing Spring 2013
Jane Kirkpatrick - CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Spring 2015   

David Kozhuk – CAPA study abroad alum, London Fall 2007                  
Victoria Koutris
 
– CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Spring 2010
Allison Knapp - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Fall 2014    

Kate Kunkel – CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Spring 2013
Emily Kyle - CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Fall 2014 

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Sydney Langer - CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Spring 2016
Miguel Lara
- CAPA study abroad alum, London Spring 2014                   
Lindsay Law
 - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Spring 2012
Leo Li - CAPA study abroad alum, Florence Summer 2016    
          
Dee Liang – CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Summer 2013
Jonathan Lim - CAPA study abroad alum, Dublin Spring 2015
Julia Lisa
 
– CAPA study abroad alumna, London Fall 2012    

Gareth Leonard - CAPA study abroad alum, London Fall 2004
Rachel Long - CAPA Study abroad alumna, London Spring 2016    
 
Veronique Louissaint - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2013
Sophia Love - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2014
Ben Lovin - CAPA study abroad alum, London Fall 2015
Danielle Lukas - CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Fall 2014

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Taylor McAllister -
CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Fall 2016
Sean McComb - CAPA study abroad alum, London Fall 2004
Lauren McElhaney - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Fall 2013  
Crystal McLean - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2014
Hannah McNamara - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Summer 2015                      

Moriah Mendicino – CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Spring 2014            
Jack Meyer - CAPA study abroad alum, Florence Fall 2013
Daniel Mickens - CAPA study abroad alum, Sydney Fall 2013
Mary Milligan - CAPA study abroad alum, Dublin Fall 2015
Carolyn Milliman - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Summer 2014     

Nina Mitukiewicz – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2014
Ashley Moon - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2014
Maggie Moriarty - CAPA study abroad student, Dublin Spring 2015 (second interview)
Tiana Morris - CAPA study abroad student, London Spring 2015
Greg Mumford - CAPA study abroad alum, Dublin Summer 2015

Meghan Murphy – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2014

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Cassie Naes 
- CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2014                  
Kaylyn Nese
 
– CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Summer 2014                  
Doriane Ngantou
 
- CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Summer 2013    

Sally Nguyen – CAPA Record of Achievement Recipient, London Fall 2013
Sara Noreña - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Fall 2016
  
Natasha Núñez – CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Summer 2014                   
Zachary Nussbaum
 
- CAPA study abroad alum, London Fall 2012  

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Abriel O’Donnell – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2014          
Carlos Olivieri - CAPA study abroad alum, Beijing Fall 2012
Katie Orsi - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Summer 2015 


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Nicole Papazian - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2015
Roshni Patel - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Summer 2015
Denise Peters - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2010    

Jessica Petro - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Summer 2012    
Amanda Petrozelli – CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Spring 2012   
Dylan Porcello - CAPA study abroad alum, London Fall 2014 
Carolyn Procknal - CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Spring 2016

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Briana Ragler 
– CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2013
Brian Rahn - CAPA study abroad alum, Sydney Spring 2014
Lilibeth Resendiz - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Fall 2015   

Jen Ritinski – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Fall 2013
Daniel Rodriguez - CAPA study abroad alum, London Spring 2014
Sarah Rollins - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Fall 2014
Kirsten Roy - CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Spring 2015  

Darien Ruschy – CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence, Summer 2014 (interview 2

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Dani Saliani - CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Spring 2015
Patrick Scally
 – CAPA study abroad alum, Florence Spring 2013     

Brooke Scanlon – CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Spring 2014     
Lucas Scheelk – CAPA study abroad alum and official CAPA blogger, London Fall 2013
Emily Schoepflin - CAPA Study abroad alumna, Dublin Summer 2014
Sam Shira - CAPA study abroad alum, London Summer 2014                     

Hunter Shull – CAPA study abroad alum, Sydney Spring 2014     
Lianne Silano – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2013
Carly Sirota - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Spring 2016
Francesca Smeriglio - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Summer 2015    
    
Brittany Sperino Horsford – CAPA Record of Achievement Recipient, London Fall 2013
Alex St. John - CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Fall 2014    
     
Ashley Steinberg – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2012         
Kayla Sutter - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Fall 2013
Jillian Sylvester - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2016 

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Nghi Tran & Jeremy Tan – CAPA study abroad alumni, Beijing Summer 2012     

Kathryn Tenney – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Summer 2014                    
Donald Tripp - CAPA study abroad alum, London Fall 2012     

Heather Turner – CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Summer 2014  

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Isabella Verardi
- CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Spring 2016
Angela Vines - CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Spring 2016
Jeff Vinton
 - CAPA study abroad alum, Dublin Fall 2015      

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Emma Weber – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2012
Liana Weeks - Study abroad student (non-CAPA)  
Ashley Whittington - CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Summer 2016 

Alex Wilgoos – CAPA study abroad alum, London Fall 2012    
Gabrielle Wilson - CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2013
Olivia Witwer - CAPA study abroad alumna, Florence Fall 2015                        
     
Lauren Wood – CAPA study abroad alumna, Sydney Fall 2012  

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Danning Zhang – CAPA study abroad alumna, London Spring 2012
Isabelle Zoeckler  CAPA study abroad alumna, Dublin Summer 2016

CAPA Faculty & Staff (Past & Present)

Marion Aller- CAPA London Academic Services Advisor
Susan Atkins
 – CAPA International Education IRM
Susanne Bach - CAPA Dublin Resident Director
Stacy Benjamin-Wood – CAPA International Education IRM
Danelle Boone – CAPA International Education IRM
Sara Bularzik - CAPA Global Education Specialist and Registrar
Courtney Burnell - CAPA Admissions Advisor
Julia Campana - CAPA study abroad alumna & current Admissions Advisor
Julia Campana, Courtney Burnell, Leah Gillen - CAPA Admissions Team
John Christian – President/CEO of CAPA International Education (+ Interview 2)
Lorenzo Ciccarelli – CAPA Florence Resident Director
Alisia Engle - CAPA Global Cities Program Advisor
Carolyn Gill - CAPA Institutional Relations Manager 
Leah Gillen - CAPA Admissions Advisor
Tomas HlinkaAcademic and Program Services Assistant, Shanghai
Kieran Kinahan - CAPA International Education IRM
Nora Larkin - CAPA International Education IRM
Greg Lewis - CAPA International Education IRM
Jenny McCord - CAPA Florence visiting professor, Spring 2015
Anne McDonnell - Director of Pre-Departure Services
Katharine Norbury - CAPA London professor
Dr. Monica Pagano – CAPA Buenos Aires Resident Director
Jennifer Pitts – CAPA International Education IRM
Dr. Michael Punter - CAPA London Theater Professor
Debbie Shively – CAPA Sydney Resident Director
Colin Speakman – CAPA Director of China Programs
Dr. Joseph Stanley – CAPA International Education IRM               

CAPA Internship Site Supervisors

Sarah Bennett - CAPA Internship Provider Sarah Bennett, Fighting Words, Dublin
Mary Dolan – Digital Communications Officer and CAPA Intern Supervisor at Crimestoppers, London
Claire House - International Office at Stonewall, a CAPA London internship site
Alexandra Korey - CAPA Florence internship site supervisor at Flod
Stephen O'Leary - Managing Director and CAPA Intern Site Supervisor from Olytico in Dublin
Ellen Petterson - Programme Officer at Womankind Worldwide, a CAPA London internship site
Frances ShankCAPA Intern Supervisor at Origin Housing, London
Maxim de Wit  – From The Great Wall Club, a CAPA internship site in Beijing
Jasmine (Min) ZhuMarketing Director and CAPA Intern Supervisor at Vandergeeten, Shanghai
   

Parents of CAPA students/alumni

Nancy Carey - Mother of CAPA Dublin alumna Liz Carey
Carita Crain - Mother of CAPA Dublin alumna Abby Crain
Kathleen O'Hara
- Mother of CAPA Buenos Aires student Liz Hendry
Barbara and Ed Sylvester- Parents of CAPA London alumna Jill Sylvester
Debbie and Ed Taylor
- Parents of CAPA Dublin student Nicole Taylor
Jerry and Nanette Whittington - Parents of CAPA Sydney alumna Ashley Whittington
Gary and Cindy Jones - Parents of CAPA Florence alumna Audra Jones

CAPA Global City Locals

Clet Abraham – Florence-based street artist
Stella Chen – A Beijing local
Dildar & Gulmira - Local ethnic minority students in China
Graham FinkMultimedia artist & Chief Creative Officer of Ogilvy & Mather, Shanghai
Florence for Free - Bloggers Hannah and Meg, Florence
Rebecca Gan - A Beijing local
Pete Grifoni - Sydney street photographer
Brian Jacobs – From the team at Vegan London    
Wei Jingqi – A Beijing local
Chris Lee - A London-based traveling photographer
Ann-Sophie Leeman – Belgian expat living in Shanghai
The London Bus Ladies – Three women on a mission to ride all of London’s bus routes
Siara Niaza - Londoner, blogger and leader of Living London tours
Dan Perlman - Owner of Casa SaltShaker, a closed-door restaurant in Buenos Aires
Jahel Guerra Roa - Photographer from Foto Ruta
Evan Robinson - Sydney street photographer
Andy Steves – European travel guru from Weekend Student Adventures     
Colin Strain - London street photographer
Sue Anne Tay - Blogger and photographer from Shanghai Street Stories
Neil Winch – Sydney street photographer
Feng Yue (Windy) – A Shanghai local
Chris Zhao – A Shanghai local
   

Study Abroad Industry & Influencers

Amanda Guarino – Study abroad alumna; runs “I Love England Study Abroad” blog     

CAPA Event Speakers

Justin BrooksDirector and Founder of the California Innocence Project and a Professor of Law at California Western School of Law in San Diego; speaker at CAPA's Human Rights Conference
Julius Coles - Former President of Africare and Director of Morehouse College's Andrew Young Center for International Affairs; speaker at CAPA's Civil Rights Reception
William New - Researcher of The Roma and former Chair, Certifying Officer and educator at Beloit College; speaker at CAPA's Sixth Annual Symposium: Civil Rights and Inequalities
Peter Tatchell - Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation and human and civil rights campaigner; speaker at CAPA's Civil Rights Conference

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