- Study Abroad Advisor
- [email protected]
Areas of Expertise
- Elliott School of International Affairs
Marissa Hickman serves as the Study Abroad Advisor for ESIA students. During her undergraduate studies at the University of South Carolina, Marissa studied abroad in Seville, Spain. After spending a year as an elementary school ESL instructor, Marissa returned to higher education to complete her M.Ed. at the University of South Carolina in Higher Education and Student Affairs.
After earning her M.Ed., Marissa worked in London, England as an International Coordinator, managing a study abroad program for first-year students. She then joined the GW community as an Academic Advisor in SEAS before transitioning to her current role in the Office for Study Abroad.
BA, Spanish, University of South Carolina
M.Ed., Higher Education and Student Affairs, University of South Carolina
Marissa’s first ever flight was from Washington D.C. to Madrid for her study abroad program. While abroad, she also met Emma Stone in Rome!