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Global Operations is a cross-functional team focused on supporting Cornell's international mission. We provide resources and guidance to those seeking to establish international partnerships or agreements and offer the logistical and operational resources to confidently engage in worldwide research, teaching, external engagements, travel, and more.

How We Can Support You

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Supporting safe and secure international travel

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Faculty Engagement

Working with overseas colleagues and partners

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Contracting Basics

Planning for international agreements

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Global Employment

Staffing your international projects

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International Collaborations

Cornell has nearly 240 active agreements with universities and institutions worldwide. Partnerships with international universities opens up global opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.

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Who We Are

Global Operations is a one-stop shop for international engagement advice and solutions. No matter if you're just starting to plan, or already have a project underway, if you have questions, we’re here to assist.

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Christine Potter

Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of Global Operations and Strategy

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Juan Jimenez

International Health, Safety and Security Director

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Kenan Omanovic

Global Operations Specialist

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Sebnem Ozkan

Associate Director of Global Hubs

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Kristi Shults

International HR Director

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Weiming Xie

Assistant Director of Global Operations