Jenifer Ruby joined the Rollins College community in March 2006 and serves as the director of international student and scholar services. Although a native Pennsylvanian, she came to Winter Park, Florida from New York City where she worked at Pace University as the director of international students and scholars. Having lived abroad in Japan teaching English for two years, Jenifer has a great passion for Japanese culture and literature. Her academic area of interest is East Asian studies, in which she has earned a master of arts degree from St. Johns University. Jenifer previously served as the chair of the Florida Association of International Educators, NAFSA Florida State representative, and 2019 NAFSA KC ISSS chair. She currently serves as the KC ISSS rep on NAFSA's 2021 Annual Conference Committee and is an active Trainer Corps member.