International House




Position is currently vacant.

Vicki Easterday, Administrative Specialist

Vicki manages the I-House facility, room reservations, and payments.




Tony Carrigan, Graduate Assistant

Hailing from Washington State, where he earned an undergraduate degree in Recreation, Tony relocated to Knoxville to study Kinesiology (Sport Psychology & Motor Behavior) at the graduate level. It has been said that passion is the best tutor. This has proven true for Tony as he continues to expand his love for learning anything related to human movement, fitness training, and nutrition. Tony is honored to participant with fellow staff and students in continuing the U.T. I-House tradition of cultivating cultural exchange while extending kindness and hospitality to all.

 Jaime Morales, Graduate Assistant

Bio coming soon…

 Minami Nishioka, Graduate Assistant

Minami joined the I-House in Fall 2017. She grew up in Chiba Prefecture in Japan but spent her most college years in Tokyo. Minami earned her BA in Religious Studies at International Christian University and MA in American Studies at the University of Tokyo. Her research interest is in the 19th-century U.S. history, in particular the history of American missionaries in East Asia.
She loves traveling and taking photographs: she has been in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Poland, Thai, China, Korea, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, the Dominican Republic, Peru, Bolivia, and Chile. As an international student herself, Minami has a deep compassion for those who are new to the U.S. and its education system. She is very excited to be a part of the global community!


Spring 2018 Student Assistants

Mohammed Alhejaili

Keely Biladeau

Nadin Jabri

Madison Murphy

Elise Ommundsen

Clara Prinston

Reimi Sato

Ivanna Shliakhova

Kenny Wang









Alex Webb

Mahir Yagan

Jay Zhang




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