Get to Know the OISS Staff

The Office of International Students & Scholars has the privilege of working with many different groups of international visitors and students. In an effort to assist Rice departments and our off-campus colleagues, please refer to https://oiss.rice.edu/keycontacts for the first point of contact for different matters.

(in alphabetical order)

Ala Alahmad
Senior International Advisor

Ailyah Banks
International Services Specialist I

Maria Corcuera
International Advisor

Marjorie Cerejo
Interim Program Director, International Undergraduates & J Scholars

Cynthia Evans
International Business Administrator

Elmira Ganiyeva
Interim Program Director, Graduate Students

Lanto Hariveloniaina
International Services Specialist II

Tiying Huang
International Services Specialist I

Jana Kelly
International Department Coordinator

Genesis Martinez
International Services Specialist I

Andy Meretoja
Interim Director
Interim Program Director, Operations

Rex Miller
International Services Specialist I

Blake Morris
International Systems Administrator

Britteny Nash
International Department Coordinator

Larissa Romero Valenzuela
International Services Specialist II

Fabiana Santos
International Delegation and Compliance Specialist

Celina Silva
International Services Specialist I

Agnes Vajtai
Interim Program Director, Compliance