Peer Advisors

These returned study abroad participants serve as peer advisors and are able to answer your questions about studying abroad through the Wisconsin School of Business. Our peer advisors will return for the 2018-19 academic year.

 

Graduate Student Coordinator

The graduate student coordinator helps incoming exchange students with various tasks including the application and enrollment processes.

 

Emmeline Prattke

Emmeline is a Master's student in the Professional French Master's Program (PFMP) at UW-Madison.

Administration

Our administration works closely with overseas partners. These staff also advise students on study abroad programs, process course equivalencies, and maintain smooth operations of our office.

Joseph Halaas

Joseph Halaas

Mr. Halaas joined the Wisconsin School of Business in 2010 where he manages the undergraduate study abroad and exchange programs for the Wisconsin School of Business. Before coming to the business school, Mr. Halaas worked as an international admissions counselor in the UW-Madison Office of Admissions. He also has experience teaching French and English abroad, and has worked in the private sector as deputy publisher for a business magazine for the autobody industry.

Halaas earned his B.A. in French from Denison University and his masters in French studies with a concentration in international education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As part of his master’s degree, Mr. Halaas worked as a researcher at the Department of Multilingualism and the Centre for Teaching and Researching Foreign Languages at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.

Sarah Melin

Sarah Melin

Sarah Melin is glad to be a part of the Wisconsin School of Business! She manages a portfolio of study abroad programs in Asia, Europe and South America. Prior to joining International Programs in 2014, she worked in the International Academic Programs office at UW-Madison. She also worked for several years for non-profit organizations in Madison and Sheboygan, WI.

Ms. Melin is an alumna of UW-Madison, earning a B.A. in Psychology, Spanish & a Certificate in Business and an M.S. in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. During her undergraduate program, she studied abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica. She looks forward to working with business students as they prepare for and participate in their own enriching study abroad experiences!

Bianca Cusimano Danner

Bianca Cusimano Danner

Biography coming soon.