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Derek Smallwood (he/him/his)

Associate Director, Education Abroad/International Risk Manager

Job Responsibilities

Oversees affiliate education abroad programs advising, international experiential learning, and departmentally initiated activities, graduate student travel, and undergraduate advising for higher risk destinations.  Manages the evaluation of international risk and risk mitigation.


Burlington, Vermont


M.A. Sociology: Food, Agriculture and International Development (CSU in progress)
B.A. Global Studies: Politics, Culture and Society, Lesley University (Massachusetts)

Travel Experience and Interests

Studied in Rome, Italy as an undergraduate student. Worked in the West Bank of Palestine as an English teacher.
Favorite travel includes Turkey, Morocco, Belize and Scotland but maintains a long wish-list!

Favorite Aspect of CSU

An involved community with an emphasis on the great outdoors.