About Us

Our Mission Statement

Working with global partners, our mission is to provide academically sound, culturally immersive, and linguistically rigorous study-abroad programs, structured with appropriate support, that challenge students to acquire and employ knowledge in new contexts and to expand their perspectives on the world and their own place in it.

Our Staff

Please note: students should only plan to request advising appointments once they have completed the "Study Abroad First Steps" requirement.

Mala Ghosh


Mala Ghosh 

Associate Dean and Senior Director, Study Abroad and Global Education



General Advising

Melissa Newton


Melissa Newton

Program Coordinator, Tufts Global Education
Advising appointments on Study Abroad First Steps and general study-abroad planning may be made via Calendly. I am available for appointments Tuesday 12pm-2pm EST, and Thursdays 3pm-5pm EST. Advising for the 2021-2022 academic year begins the week of September 13, 2021. 


Tufts Programs Abroad

Melanie Armstrong


Melanie Armstrong

Assistant Director, Tufts Global Education
Advising appointments regarding Tufts Programs Abroad, specifically, are available on Tuesdays from 12-2pm and Thursdays from 3-5pm and may be made via Calendly (for advising regarding external programs, please contact Scott Langevin, below). Please email if these advising times do not work with your schedule. 



External Programs

Scott Langevin
Scott Langevin

Program Manager, Tufts Global Education
Advising appointments regarding external study-abroad programs may be made via Calendly


Tufts-run Short-Term Programs

(with the exception of Tufts in Talloires)

Kevin Paquette

Program Director, International Partnerships and Programs
Advising appointments regarding short-term programs may be made via Calendly