Laura Hampton is the Study Abroad Program Director for IE3 Global’s France program in addition to facilitating IE3 Global’s relations with partner universities. Laura began her study of French as a middle school student in Eugene, Oregon and added a second major in French to an initial degree in International Studies when she returned to Willamette University after studying abroad in Nantes (France). After teaching English in Roanne (France) for a year, Laura earned a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration at Stanford University. Laura joined the OSU study abroad staff as an international internship advisor in 1996 before transitioning to work with IE3 Global in 2002. Outside of work, Laura enjoys spending time with her family, baking (scones!) and hiking.