Laurel Brooks

Program Coordinator - Rangel

Laurel Brooks serves as the Program Coordinator for the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program. She is currently in the Higher Education Administration MA program within the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at The George Washington University, with a focus on international education at historically black colleges and universities. Previously, she was the program assistant for the Asian Studies Research Council housed within the School of International Service at American University where she supported the Washington-Asia Forum lectures and also served as a graduate assistant supporting the Asian Studies program. She is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University where she received a BA in English and was an intern with both Voice of America and International Studies Abroad. She also taught English in China at Henan Polytechnic University to undergraduate students and has spent time in East Asia and parts of Europe. She is committed to all aspects of international education and want sot expand on the knowledge base and participation of HBCUs within the field.