Associate Director, Undergraduate Academic Programs
Paloma Rodríguez is the Associate Director of Undergraduate Academic Programs at the University of Florida International Center. She oversees the International Scholars Program and provides leadership for UF’s ongoing Quality Enhancement Plan for internationalization. Her research interests include ePortfolio pedagogy, career integration, and the development of on-campus opportunities to promote global learning. Her publications and presentations explore the use of ePortfolio pedagogy in international programming and the role of global certificate programs for the advancement of comprehensive internationalization.
She is a contributing author to the AAC&U upcoming publication "Field Guide to ePortfolio" and to Raby & Valeau’s 2016 volume "Internationalization at Community College: Themes, Practices and Case Studies." She has served on the advisory board of the AAC&U Global Learning conference (2015) and currently serves as Chair of the NAFSA Community College Institutional Interest group. Prior to her involvement in International Education, Paloma spent 20 years working as a Humanities and language instructor in Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States. She holds an M.A. in Classics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics (TESOL) from the University of South Florida. She is currently a PhD candidate in Classical Civilization at the University of Florida.