Erin Gahimer

Contact Information

  • Email: Erin Gahimer
  • Phone: (937) 229-3534
  • Location: Rike Center 211

Erin Gahimer

Programs Coordinator

  • Staff

Profile

Erin Gahimer joined the CIP in June 2016 and currently serves as the Programs Coordinator for Education Abroad focusing on short-term, faculty-led programming. Erin works closely with university faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering, and the School of Education and Health Sciences to execute all logistical aspects of education abroad programs. Erin is a 2013 University of Dayton graduate who during her time as a student traveled to Segovia, Spain on a short-term program as well as to Madrid, Spain for a semester at La Universidad Pontifica de Comillas. In 2013, Erin worked as an English teaching assistant in Buenos Aires, Argentina with the local Marianist community. With travel experience to 17 countries across 5 continents, Erin brings a wealth of international experiences to her work. Erin is passionate about global citizenship, people-to-people diplomacy, social justice, multiculturalism, and issues of diversity and inclusion. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising, keeping up her Spanish language skills, and, of course, traveling!

Degrees

B.A., Sociology and Spanish, International Studies, University of Dayton (2013)

M.A., International Relations, University of Indianapolis (2015)

Research Interests

Refugee resettlement and community integration; American foreign policy towards Cuba and U.S.-Latin America relations