Meet the Staff

bryan.andriano.8.2010Dr. Bryan Andriano
Executive Director, Global & Experiential Education

Dr. Bryan Andriano serves as Executive Director of Global and Experiential
Education at The George Washington University School of Business. In this capacity
he oversees comprehensive international student services, overseas study
programs, and experiential learning programs including: international consulting
projects; university exchange programs; support, training, and development of
international students; and the development of overseas partnerships.

Bryan’s work in higher education has included the fields of marketing and
promotion, admission and recruitment, pre-collegiate programs, graduate
education, international student services and study abroad programs.

Bryan received his doctorate in Education and Human Development from The
George Washington University where his dissertation examined the role of the
college environment on first-generation student participation in study abroad. He
also completed a post-graduate program in Change Management and Organizational
Behavior and holds an M.A. in Higher Education Administration with a focus in
international education from GWU and an A.B. from Elmira College in French,
Spanish, and Anthropology & Sociology.

He is currently an adjunct professor at the University of the District of Columbia and
the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at George Washington
University.

Contact Dr. Andriano at:

The George Washington University
School of Business
2201 G Street, NW, Duquès 550
Washington, DC 20052
andriano@gwu.edu
202-994-0767
202-994-3571 – fax

Stajich.Kirsten_01Kirsten Stajich
Associate Director, Global & Experiential Education

Kirsten Stajich is the Associate Director of Global & Experiential Education at the
George Washington University School of Business. In her role, Kirsten provides
support for the overall management of the G&EE portfolio of programs and
initiatives with a specific focus on experiential education courses including the
GMBA CAP, domestic experiential programs, and the World Executive MBA
international residencies.

Kirsten previously served as GWSB’s Associate Director for Dean’s Initiatives,
coordinating GWSB’s business development in China, launching new school-wide
speaker’s series, and managing MBA fellowships in partnership with the DC
Government.

Prior to GW, Kirsten spent four and a half years working at EF Education in
Cambridge, MA managing international teacher education programs. She taught
English overseas in Turkey, Spain, and was awarded a yearlong teaching Fulbright
to France. She received her M.A. in International Education from GW’s Graduate
School of Education and Human Development and an A.B. from Wheaton College in
English Literature and French Studies.

Contact Kirsten at:

The George Washington University School of Business
2201 G Street NW, Duquès 550
Washington, DC 20052
kstajich@gwu.edu
202-994-0767
202-994-3571 – fax

Lisa Brancheau
Assistant Director, Global & Experiential Education

Lisa Brancheau is the Assistant Director of Global & Experiential Education at The George Washington University School of Business.  In this capacity, Lisa works collaboratively with the G&EE Executive Director to manage graduate elective short-term study abroad programs and student exchanges with GWSB partner institutions.

Prior to joining GWSB, Lisa worked as Coordinator of International Programs for the Tecnologico de Monterrey (ITESM) campus in Zacatecas, Mexico and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Costa Rica.  She earned a Master of Arts in International Education from The George Washington University & has her Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies and Spanish from The University of Richmond.

 

Contact Lisa at:

The George Washington University School of Business
2201 G Street NW, Duquès 550
Washington, DC 20052
lbranch@gwu.edu
202-994-0767

Christopher Fitch
International Student Liaison, Global & Experiential Education

Christopher Fitch is the International Student Liaison for The Global & Experiential
Education Office at the George Washington University School of Business. In this
capacity, he works collaboratively with the G&EE team to design and implement
programs for international students, provide continued support for international
students at GWSB, and develop and maintain relationships with the University
offices that serve GWSB’s international student population.

Prior to joining GWSB, Chris worked at the University of San Francisco’s
International Student and Scholar Services office and at SIT Study Abroad. He has
lived and worked in Russia, China and Japan. He earned his Master of Arts in
International Education from the SIT Graduate Institute and has his Bachelor’s
Degree in Linguistics from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Contact Christopher at:

The George Washington University School of Business
2201 G Street NW, Duquès 550
Washington, DC 20052
fitchcd@gwu.edu
202-994-0767