Our Faculty & Staff

Congratulations on being selected for the Study of the United States Institute (SUSI) on Women's Leadership sponsored by the Study of the U.S. Branch at the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State. We look forward to meeting you in late June!

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Megan Swanson

Program Manager, Extended Learning and SUSI Administrative Director

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Beth Carter, Intensive English Advisor

Beth Carter

Academic Director

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Dr. Michelle Marshman

Faculty, Women's Studies

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Kate Katims

Faculty, Speech Communication

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Tim Scharks

Dr. Tim Scharks

Faculty, Environmental Geography

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Cyndi Rapier

Housing Director

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Tawnya McClavey

Manager, International Visitors Program

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Oksana Kynaz


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The Study of the United States Institute (SUSI) on Women's Leadership is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). ECA’s mission is "to foster mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries to promote friendly and peaceful relations.

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Contact Us

SUSI Academic Director

Beth Carter


SUSI Administrative Director

Megan Swanson

+1 (253) 931-6845 (office phone)





This is a program of the U.S. Department of State, administered by Green River College.