Joy Phaphouvaninh

Joy is the Director of Illinois Abroad and Global Exchange, the campus education abroad/student exchange office at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining Illinois, Joy worked at the City University of New York focusing on international education policy and procedures for the system. Prior to that, she worked and volunteered in the US refugee resettlement field. Joy is currently enrolled in the Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership doctoral program at the College of Education at Illinois and earned a Master’s degree from the SIT Graduate Institute.


Leveraging Education Abroad Partnerships for International Student Alternatives during COVID-19