Chris Larkin is an international student advisor for The University of Alabama and primarily works with J-1 and H-1B scholars, but still works with F-1 and J-1 students occasionally. Before The University of Alabama, he worked at Texas A&M as an international student advisor for several years. Chris is a returned Peace Corps volunteer that served in Bangladesh and serves as a NAFSA RPCV MIG co-chair and is currently the Region VII Alabama state representative. He is also a NAFSA Academy graduate. Chris lived abroad for ten years, with eight of those years in Korea teaching English, anthropology, and intercultural communication. Decades ago, he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree in anthropology and is currently working on his EdD in higher education.