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Staff : Dr. Elin Ovrebo

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Dr. Elin Ovrebo

(901) 843-3403

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Dr. Ovrebo is the Associate Director of International programs and a DSO at Rhodes College. In her role, she serves as the primary study abroad coordinator and oversees international partnerships such as exchange programs and affiliated partners. Dr. Ovrebo also participates in developing new partnerships and programs, campus wide internationalization efforts, and grant writing. She is also responsible for the scholarship and financial aid component of all study abroad programs.  

Dr. Ovrebo received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Memphis in 2009 and worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of Memphis Counseling Psychology Program from 2010-2020. She has developed and led multiple undergraduate and graduate study abroad programs to Norway, China, and Thailand and has built new exchange partnerships in Latin America, Asia, and Europe. Dr. Ovrebo has 17 years experience working as an international educator, administrator, leader, and researcher. 

Dr. Elin Ovrebo advises:

  • Students planning to study abroad for Spring 2022, Fall 2023, or Year 2023/2024
  • Students applying for the Buckman Fellowship, petitionable programs, or external scholarships related to study abroad
  • Students with questions about need based scholarships for semester or year long programs
  • Students interested in an exchange program
  • Incoming exchange students
  • Students interested in her own Maymester in Health and Mental Health disparities in Thailand 

How To Reach Elin:
By appointment or as walk-ins on urgent matters. Make your appointment via this link.