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English Programs for Internationals

Faculty and Staff

Chris Reid

Title: Assistant Director for Retention & Integration Services
Department: Global Carolina
English Programs for Internationals
Phone: 803-777-7461


MSW, Social Work, University of South Carolina (2009)
B.A. Sociology, University of South Carolina (2006)
A.A.S. Commercial Art Technology (1997)

Chris coordinates student services for international students on personal, cultural, and immigration concerns. Chris was previously a student advisor with ISS, and he has extensive experience working with internationals both domestically and abroad. He has worked in numerous capacities with Columbia’s resettled refugee population, and from 2012-2015, Chris lived in Tanzania doing grassroots development work. He has travelled to Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Canada, Puerto Rico, Turkey, Taiwan, and South Korea.

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