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ISP Staff

Karin Tittelbach: Director of International Special Programs

Karin Tittelbach, a German native, came to ֱin 1994. She is a PSU graduate and has been working with domestic and international students since 1996. While serving as the Fiscal and Operations Manager in the Intensive English Language Program, she took on the management of  short-term programming for international students and played a key role in developing the English Through Sustainability and Service-Learning Program through building partnerships with non-profit organizations in the ֱMetro area. With 7 years of program management under her belt, she joined ISP in the fall of 2021. Outside of work, Karin enjoys an active lifestyle with her family: hiking, biking, playing ping-pong, going to the beach with the family dog, camping and traveling to foreign countries. 

Contact Info: 503-725-2670

karint@pdx.edu

Karin Tittelbach photo

Paul Braun: Program Manager

Paul is originally from the ֱarea, growing up in a small town west of the city. He attended the University of Oregon and obtained concurrent Bachelor’s of Arts in both Business Administration with a focus on Global Business and in Spanish. He obtained his Master’s degree in Postsecondary, Adult & Continuing Education from ֱState University. His past work experience at both universities includes being a Spanish tutor, Resident Assistant, Peer Advisor for the Lundqist College of Business (UO), an Academic Coach for both the Learning Center and Queer Resource Center at PSU and working in a variety of jobs for the PSU International Student Life Team before joining the International Special Programs team. In his free time he enjoys camping, hiking and other outdoor activities as well as exploring Portland’s vibrant music and restaurant scene!

Contact Info: 503-725-4125

pbraun@pdx.edu

Paul Braun photo