Global Voices

What is it like to be a student in another country or from another country?
UCSB is an international community which includes faculty, staff, and students
from around the world.

UCSB Global Voices from South America
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
Student Resource Building, MultiPurpose Room

Viviana Marsano (Argentina)
Office of Student Life

Born and raised in Argentina, Viviana Marsano came to UC Santa Barbara to pursue a PhD in British history with an emphasis on modern Irish history. She has worked in the Division of Student Affairs since 1994 as the associate director of the MultiCultural Center and assistant director of the Office of Student Life and Student Affairs Grants and Development. She is currently the Isla Vista liaison and senior advisor to student organizations in the Office of Student Life.

Andrés Consoli (Argentina)
Associate Professor, Counseling, Clinical & School Psychology
Andrés Consoli was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he received a licenciatura degree in clinical psychology at the Universidad de Belgrano (1985). He earned a Masters (1991) and doctorate in counseling psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara (1994), and received postdoctoral training in behavioral medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine (1994-1996). He is a visiting professor at the Universidad del Valle in Guatemala (2004-present) in their Masters and Doctoral programs and a licensed psychologist in California. Andrés’ professional and research interests involve transnational collaborations, multicultural supervision, psychotherapy integration and training, systematic treatment selection, ethics and values in psychotherapy, access and utilization of mental health services within a social justice framework, and the development of a bilingual (English/Spanish) academic and mental health workforce.

Amanda Pinheiro (Brazil)
Graduate Student, Global Studies

Amanda Pinheiro grew up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she graduated in journalism and worked as a reporter for a few years. In 2010, she migrated from the newsroom to academia, and to the United States. She completed a M.A. in Latin America and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in 2014, and in 2015, she joined the PhD program in Global Studies at UCSB. He research investigates the dynamics behind the transformation of emerging countries into humanitarian superpowers, with specific focus on the consequences of this process for migrants in the Global South.

Student Resource Building MultiPurpose Room (SRB MPR)
Students, faculty, and staff welcome. Light refreshments.