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Matt Merlene

Program Officer | Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom

Matt is a native of Northeastern Ohio. He studied Psychology at the University of Mount Union and holds a master’s degree from Kent State University in higher education with an international education certificate. Prior to joining ISEP in 2016, Matt coordinated after-school programs in inner-city Columbus public schools and served as an Outreach Counselor to male youth. Matt spent a semester abroad in New Zealand and traveled in India, Fiji, Mexico, Italy, El Salvador and Brazil. Matt likes to follow Cleveland sports, listen to music, travel and go on culinary adventures.