Molly Watkins oversees the Office of Education Abroad (OEA) and the Office of International Student Services (ISS), and works closely with the vice provost on global strategy.
Molly has a BA in communication and an MA in English. She taught English as a foreign language through the Peace Corps at a university in rural China for two years before moving back to the United States to serve as the director of international education at Mississippi State University. There, she established relationships with institutions abroad, brought in more than 1,000 non-degree students to rural Mississippi and developed a study abroad program for Mississippi State University. She also developed the curriculum for and taught the courses for the International Studies Minor. She moved to Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University in 2011.