Carrie Wojenski

Carrie Wojenski, Ed.D.


Carrie Wojenski is the Director of Global Affairs at Sacred Heart University.  She is charged with oversight of study abroad programing and global initiatives.  As co-chair of the University’s Internationalization Task force, she assists Senior Management and the University community in defining the strategic goals associated with internationalization, as well as articulating the trends and developments in higher education related to internationalization and global engagement.  She is deeply engaged in forming strategic partnerships abroad and projects to advance global learning.  She also serves as a visiting faculty member at her alma mater, the SIT Graduate Institute.

Carrie holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Wheaton College in Massachusetts, a M.A. in International Education from the SIT Graduate Institute and an Ed.D. in the Design of Learning Environments at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Professional Interests:

Pacific Island Studies, Program Design, Andragogy, Technology and Intercultural Development, Managing Risk


Sacred Heart University

  • Advisory Council for Study Abroad (Chair)
  • Fulbright Council
  • Internationalization Task force (Co-Chair)
  • Provost’s Council
  • Service Learning Council


  • NAFSA Technology Member Interest Group (Co-Chair)

Curricular Development:

  • Experiencing culture: A seminar for sojourners
  • Integrating theory and practice field placement: A look inside an education abroad office
  • Health and safety abroad

Degrees and Certifications

    • Ed.D. in the Design of Learning Environments, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    • M.A. in International Education, SIT Graduate Institute
    • B.A. in Anthropology, Wheaton College, MA
    • Study Abroad Experience in Samoa
    • Qualified Administrator for the Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®) and the International Conflict Styles Inventory® (ICSI®)

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    • Digital Learning Fellowship (2012)

Publications and Presentations


    Region X NAFSA Annual Conference (2012)

    • Fundamentals of short term education abroad programming (co-trainer)
    • Health and safety online: The evolution of an orientation (co-presenter)


    NAFSA Annual Conference (2012)

    • Clearly, Clery concerns us: A poster session on the Clery Act and implications for education abroad


    2nd Annual New Jersey Reentry Conference (2012)

    • Co-planner and conference facilitator
    • Hire me!: How to present your study abroad experience to potential employers (co-presenter)
    • Hire me!: Mock interview and resume critique (co-presenter)


    Region X NAFSA Annual Conference (2011)

    • Fundamentals of short term education abroad programming (co-trainer)
    • Meeting the challenges of today’s education abroad office: A conversation (co-presenter)


    Region X NAFSA Annual Conference (2010)

    • So you’re a travel agent?’ Opening minds and overcoming misconceptions
    • Of Inters and Ambassadors (co-presenter)


    Region X NAFSA Downstate NY / NJ Meeting (2010)

    • ‘So you’re a travel agent?’ Opening minds and overcoming misconceptions: Conversations for cocktail parties, colleagues, and communities”

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: by appointment
  • Location:
    Office of Global Affairs
    Academic Bldg HC 220

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