Erin Hillis, M.A., PDSO


Associate Director of International Programs  

Erin Hillis has been with Rhodes College since June 2004. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics in 1998, her Master of Arts in English as a Second Language in 2000, and is currently in progress on her Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from The University of Memphis.

She is Rhodes′ Principle Designated School Official (PDSO),¬†responsible for overseeing immigration regulatory compliance for the College. Primarily responsible for international student services and exchange programs, Erin also advises US students on study abroad programs.

Erin has served the field of International Education in various capacities over the last several years; she is the current Chair of the Tennessee Association of International Educators and the State Representative for NAFSA Region VII.

While an undergraduate, Erin studied language and culture abroad at Ningxia University in China and at the Far Eastern State University in Vladivostok, Russia, and volunteered several times in Punta Gorda, Belize. Her other travels include destinations in Asia, Europe, and the Near East.

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