Dr. Moira Rogers, Director of Programs & Latin America, comes to CFHI from the University of Maryland, College Park, where she served as Executive Director of Education Abroad. Prior to Maryland, she directed the office of Study Abroad at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), was Coordinator of Foreign Language Programs and Professor of Language and Literature at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia; Assistant Professor of Spanish at Morehouse College in Atlanta; and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). After earning her BA in Higher Education at UBA, she went on to earn an MA in Biblical Studies at Eastern Mennonite and a PhD in Science and Technology Studies at Virginia Tech. Her extensive teaching experience includes courses on Human Rights in Latin America, Migration/Immigration Issues, Spanish for the Medical Professions, and most recently Disabilities in a Global Context and Opportunities and Challenges for Leaders in International Education in the 21s Century.
Moira is passionate about developing and nurturing partnerships between the Global North and the Global South, fostering narratives owned by local communities, and collaborating with diverse stakeholders. As a first generation, Latina professional, she is committed to developing and implementing innovative strategies to expand access to international education for underrepresented students, faculty, and staff. She looks forward to working with the CFHI team and Latin American partners to continue to nurture the training of Global Health Leaders.