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Jim Galvin

Director, Program Development


Global Seminars & Opportunities Abroad Program (including Semester at Sea)


Global Health & Public Health

Jim Galvin is Director of Program Development at the University of California, San Diego. He is responsible for managing faculty-led Global Seminars and third-party study abroad programs, as well as risk management. In a career spanning more than twenty years, he has advised thousands of students and conducted site reviews of study abroad programs around the world. Jim has co-authored articles and given conference presentations about topics such as best practices in curriculum integration, how study abroad improves time to graduation, managing successful faculty-led programs, and building partnerships between universities and international education organizations.