Mark Overmann's Weblog

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Bio: Mark Overmann serves as Deputy Director at the Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange, which he joined in 2009 as Assistant Director and Senior Policy Specialist. Previously Mark was the Director of College Communications at Georgetown University, where he worked closely with the university's outreach and exchange programs to China. He also worked as the Program Associate for Communications at the National Council for International Visitors (now Global Ties U.S.).

Mark made his first substantive trip abroad during college to study in Angers, France. Following his graduation with a B.A. in English from the University of Notre Dame, he taught English and studied Chinese in Northeast China’s Yanbian Korean Autonomous Region. He subsequently earned his M.A. in International Communication from American University’s School of International Service.

Mark is coauthor with Sherry Mueller of Working World: Careers in International Education, Exchange, and Development (Georgetown University Press, 2014 and 2008). He speaks French and Chinese, and is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio.