Mandela Washington Fellows Institute Staff

Jesse Lutabingwa

Jesse Lutabingwa

Jesse Lutabingwa serves as the Associate Vice Chancellor for International Education. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics with a Political Science minor; a Master’s degree in International Development Management, and a Ph.D. in Public Administration. Lutabingwa has more than 27 years of work experience in international education and international development.  As part of his international education and development work designed to make a difference in people’s lives, Lutabingwa has been involved in numerous projects around the world, especially in developing countries.


Brian MacHarg

Brian MacHargBrian MacHarg is the director of academic civic engagement.  He works with ASU faculty to support the integration of service-learning and other forms of experiential education into the curriculum.  He teaches classes on service and civil discourse and has taught numerous courses abroad.  His PhD is in Education from Barry University in Miami, Florida.  

Michelle Hair

michelle_hair_1_-_copy.jpgMichelle Hair serves as Office Manager for International Education. She holds a Bachelors Degree in English from Rollins College. Michelle acts as Budget Coordinator for the Teaching Excellence and Achievement and Mandela Washington Fellowship Programs at Appalachian.

Mallory Sadler

Mallory SadlerMallory Sadler serves as Executive Assistant to the Associate Vice Chancellor for International Education. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from the University of Georgia and is currently pursuing a M.A. in Higher Education from Appalachian State University. She acts as logistics coordinator for the Teaching Excellence and Acheivement and Mandela Washington Fellowship Programs at Appalachian.

Kevin Delgado-Valentin

kevin_delgado_-_copy.jpgKevin Delgado serves as a Office Assistant for International Education. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Central Florida.

Nanii Ellis

nanii_ellis_1__0.jpgNanii Ellis is a current graduate student in the College Student Development masters program at Appalachian State University.  Nanii is originally from New York and has a bachelors degree in speech therapy from LIU Brooklyn. Nanii loves working in higher education and is passionate about supporting and advocating for students. Nanii also loves working out and hanging out with friends. 

Casey McKaskel

casey_mckaskel_composite_2018_0.jpgCasey is an senior International Business student and is finishing up his coursework this upcoming Summer Session. Casey has also worked with the Mandela Fellowship for the past two programs. He enjoys traveling, hiking, golfing, and basketball.

Sara Crouch

sara.jpgSara is studying to get her Master's in Public Administration with a focus on Non-Profit Management. Sara likes to read, listen to music, and hike.