Staff

photo of Cathie IsaacsCathie Isaacs

Administrative Assistant
Programs Office
119 MacMillan
(513) 529-8518
shermacf@MiamiOH.edu

As an Administrative Assistant at Miami, Cathie provides support to the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies Chair and faculty members while handling fiscal responsibilities, accounts payable, transfers, departmental budgets, and office management. These duties include expenditures for 7 programs, while performing office personnel manager training, supervising the office staff, and maintaining the personnel files.

photo of Shawn VannessShawn Vanness

Program Associate
Programs Office
120 MacMillan
(513) 529-5333
dubbersa@MiamiOH.edu

Shawn Audrey Vanness earned her BA in English Literature from Miami University in 2009 . Before becoming the Program Associate at the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies, she taught English in China and Thailand. From 2015 to 2017, she served as a youth development adviser with the Peace Corps Morocco in Zaouia Ben Hmida, a town of 500. Her onsite work included establishing cross-cultural programs, developing a school library, serving on the Gender and Development Committee (GAD), and conducting community outreach in Moroccan Arabic.