Dr. Helen Gaudette is the Director of the Queens College Office of Global Education Initiatives. In this capacity, she works with faculty to oversee, coordinate, and assess Queens College’s study abroad and international exchange programs. Gaudette manages programs and relationships with partner institutions, keeps faculty informed about programs, and supports faculty’s advising for study abroad. In addition, she advertises and promotes study abroad, internships, and service learning opportunities to current and prospective students, and implements crisis management policies and practices. A full-time member of the Queens College Department of History, she has taught various faculty-led study abroad courses in France, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, and Spain. In 2007, she won the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching. She is also the winner of the 2013 Fulbright US - Japan International Education Administrator Award and was a AIEA Neal Presidential Fellow from 2013-2014.