As the director of international health, safety, and security, Andrea is responsible for developing systems to support students, staff, and faculty traveling abroad as well as the implementation of comprehensive international travel safety policies and strategies for campus. Andrea earned a dual BA degree from Northeastern University in international affairs and languages, literature, and cultures with a minor in Middle East Studies. She earned her master's in higher education administration from UMass Amherst. She holds a leadership position in Pulse, a national network of international health, safety, and security professionals in higher education. Andrea also served as the president of the Massachusetts Council for International Education (MaCIE).