ISSS Staff

UMBC and CGE are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

As the situation continues to evolve, our top priority is the health and safety of our community.

Please regularly check the University’s COVID-19 webpage for the most up to date information, as well as CGE’s dedicated COVID-19 Information page.

CGE staff will continue to be available remotely via email and Webex.



Adam Julian, Director of International Student and Scholar Services

Adam joined UMBC in June 2020 as the inaugural Director.  His role includes overseeing International Student and Scholar Services, managing communication efforts, liaising with departments, facilitating Permanent Resident cases, and much more.


Dave Anguish, Assistant Director of International Student and Scholar Services

Dave serves as Principal Designated School Official (PDSO), coordinating immigration services for F-1 students. He is responsible for advising UMBC’s F-1 students and J-1 Exchange Visitors on all aspects of their immigration status. Dave also leads efforts in regards to ensuring UMBC’s compliance with Department of Homeland Security reporting requirements. Dave is the primary contact in ISSS for H-1b Specialty Occupation petitions.  He has both undergraduate and graduate degrees from UMBC, and has worked in international student affairs since 2013.


Adwoa Hanson-Hall, International Student Adviser

Adwoa assists F-1 students with all kinds of immigration needs, from admitted students to graduates on OPT and the STEM OPT Extension.  She also manages ISSS’s communications to international students.  Her name is pronounced “Ah-Jo-Wah.”


Natalie Lobb, Graduate International Student Support Specialist

Natalie works with international Graduate applicants and admitted students, and manages the Global Ambassador program.