Michael J. Tyson


Michael J. Tyson is the Assistant Director for Study Abroad in Wake Forest University’s Center for Global Programs and Studies where he has served as the dedicated representative for all summer abroad programming since 2010. His responsibilities include managing up to twenty WFU short-term faculty-led programs annually, assisting faculty in their program development from inception to completion, and administering program details like marketing, the budgetary process, and student registration. He also advises all students interested in summer study abroad.

In addition to his programming and advising responsibilities, he manages the scholarship process for summer programs and acts as an evaluator for the university’s Fulbright Review Committee. He has led student service trips to both Jamaica and Russia and has also spent time teaching English in Mexico.

Mike holds a BA from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a MEd from the University of South Carolina.

Author's Books

Passport to Change

Designing Academically Sound, Culturally Relevant, Short-Term, Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs


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