Specialists

Specialists

Sepcialists

Are you interested in connecting with the international community in Cincinnati? You have come to the right place!

The Global Connections are a compilation of global businesses, organizations, and specialists in the Cincinnati region. Find anything from foreign-based trade associations to international festivals to language classes and translation to specialists in different international fields, and everything in between! These resources include arts and culture, education, health, immigration, social services and more! Engage with your world right here in Cincinnati!

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Professors, professionals, religious leaders and thought leaders in the Cincinnati region

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Dr. Jose Maria Mantero

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Associate Professor Xavier UniversitySpanish Work Xavier University ML 5184 806 Schott Hall Cincinnati Work Phone: 513-745-4395 Website: http://www.xavier.edu/campusuite25/modules/faculty.cfm?faculty_id=94&grp_id=30
Biography

José María Mantero is currently Associate Professor of Spanish. He has published a book on the Argentinean writer Marta Traba (La voz política de Marta Traba. Madrid: Endymión, 1995 [The Political Voice of Marta Traba), an anthology of recent Nicaraguan poetry (Nuevos poetas de Nicaragua (Antología). El Ferrol: Esquío, 2004 [New Poets of Nicaragua.(Anthology)] and numerous journal articles on Nicaraguan literature that center on the creation of a (intra)national identity through poetry and autobiographical texts such as testimonials or memoirs. He presently continues to research Nicaraguan literature, particularly texts that have contributed to the mythification and/or the formation of a national identity.

Dr. Daniel E Martin

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Work 6052 Taylor Drive Burlington KY 41005 Work Phone: 9375464643

Paula McIntosh

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International Service Coordinator International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Home 2111 Dana Avenue Cincinnati OH 45207 United States Work Phone: 5135793023
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Red Cross International Services can help people connect with family members overseas when they have been separated by war/conflict and natural disasters. The services are: tracing inquiries, Red Cross messages, health and welfare inquiries, international disaster inquiries, securing International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) travel documents, and information and referral. In addition, the local Red Cross has information and learning opportunities about International Humanitarian Law available for both adults and young people.

Mr. Duncan M. Moir

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President Robert Reid Work 6052 Delicious Asha Ct Loveland Ohio 45140 Work Phone: 513 227 3644

Florine Postell

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Program Director University of CincinnatiConference and Event Services Work Conference and Event Services 2766 UC MainStreet Cincinnati OH 45221 Home Phone: 513-558-1814 Website: http://www.uc.edu/eventservices/about.html
Biography

Florine Postell’s experiences have built a strong knowledge base of cross-cultural communications, cultural competence, and international protocol. She served on the protocol committees for both the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, KY and the World Choir Games in Cincinnati. She served on the national board for six years of a protocol association dedicated to the practice and exchange of information regarding  international, diplomatic, sport, military, and  government protocol and has an extensive network of protocol contacts around the country and globe. Florine has conducted classes on international protocol and etiquette courses for pre-professional and professional audiences, and is a go-to resource for internationally focused events that require ceremonies and flags. Since 2002 she has been a member of Protocol Diplomacy International-Protocol Officers Association.

Ms. Postell has been at the University of Cincinnati since 2005. She has extensive event planning, conference management, and training experience both at the university and within the community. Prior to joining UC, she served eight years as the professional staff manager for Sister Cities Association of Greater Cincinnati and official liaison with City Hall and three years international marketing experience in the department of Economic Development at the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Postell was born in Austria and has led a professional life stimulated with international experiences and focus, from earning a degree in International Trade to contributing to high profile global events.

Ms. Postell can help your operation and your team with cross-cultural skills building, planning and executing unique and important formal ceremonies, and ensuring that all involved are representing their guests of honor, their company and community in the best light possible.

Elizabeth H. Riorden

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Assistant Professor University of CincinnatiArchitecture Work University of Cincinnati 7209 Daa Addition Cincinnati OH 45221 Work Phone: 513-556-0946 Website: http://cerhas.uc.edu/ Website: http://daap.uc.edu/academics/said/architecture/faculty.html?eid=riordee&thecomp=uceprof
Biography

Assistant Professor of Architecture, University of Cincinnati. A registered architect since 1989, her involvement with archaeology began in the 1970s with work at Psalmodi, a medieval French site. During the 1990s she became Site Architect for the international Troy Project. Ms. Riorden was awarded a Samuel H. Kress Foundation Rome Prize in Historic Preservation and Conservation, and spent six months as a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome. She has published several articles on her work as an architect in archaeology, illustrated several books and has lectured around the world on her research.

Dr. Charles Stevens Ph.D.

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Senior Lecturer Miami UniversityInternational Studies Work Miami University International Studies Program Upham Hall, Room 111 B Oxford OH 45056 Work Phone: 513-529-1926 Website: http://miamioh.edu/cas/academics/departments/anthropology/about/faculty-staff/stevens/index.html
Biography

Dr. Charles Stevens is a senior lecturer in the international studies department of Miami University. His research interests include agroecology, sustainable food security systems, international relations, empire and hegemonic transition.

Dr. Benjamin Sutcliffe

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Associate Professor Miami UniversityGerman, Russian, and East Asian Languages Work Miami University 148 Irwin Hall Oxford OH 45056 Work Phone: 513-529-1822 Website: http://miamioh.edu/cas/academics/centers/havighurst/about-center/staff-faculty/sutcliffe-faculty-page/index.html
Biography

Dr. Benjamin Sutcliffe is an associate professor in the German, Russian and East Asian Languages department of Miami University. His research interests include contemporary Russian prose, Soviet and post-Soviet culture, and contemporary Russian literature.

Dr. Sharon Vance-Eliany

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Assistant Professor Northern Kentucky UniversityHistory and Geography Home Northern Kentucky University Landrum 450 Highland Heights KY 41099 Work Phone: 859-572-5460 Website: artscience.nku.edu/departments/hisgeo/ourfaculty/vance.html
Biography

Dr. Sharon Vance-Eliany, an associate professor in the History and Geography Department, received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005. Her research interests include Middle Eastern and North African history, Jewish history, minority majority relations, gender relations, the role of internal inequality and the influence of external powers in the region in the 19th and 20th centuries. Her current research is on antisemitism in colonial Algeria and France in the 19th century. She has presented research on this topic at the Historical Materialism conference in London and at Hebrew University and has received research funding from the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and from Northern Kentucky University.

Dr. Timothy J. White

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Professor Xavier UniversityPolitical Science Work Xavier University ML 5191 711 Schott Hall Cincinnati OH Work Phone: 513-745-2997 Website: http://www.xavier.edu/campusuite/modules/faculty.cfm?faculty_id=109&grp_id=450
Biography

Professor White is an expert on Irish politics and leads educational tours to Ireland in the summer and fall.  Dr. White teaches an array of courses including: Irish Politics, International Relations, Irish Political Culture, the Politics of War and Peace, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Irish Historical Sociology. This last class is taught as part of the Xavier Summer Study Abroad Program in Ireland that White founded.

Dr. Robert Wilcox

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Associate Professor Northern Kentucky UniversityHistory Work Northern Kentucky University Landrum 445 Highland Heights KY 41099 Work Phone: 859-572-5134 Website: http://artscience.nku.edu/departments/hisgeo/ourfaculty/wilcox.html
Biography

Professor Wilcox focuses on the environmental history of Latin America and the world. He is especially familiar with Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina. His most specific expertise is cattle ranching in Brazil, but he also is knowledgeable in areas of Latin American history, economic and environmental history, agricultural issues across time and space, and ranching as an environmental issue in various regions of the world.

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