Dr. Timothy Gupton

Tim is Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Languages, and is in his third year as Director of UGABA and his fourth year teaching for UGABA. As an undergraduate, he studied abroad in Chile, Spain, and France. He studied in Brazil during his MA studies. He also taught English for five years in South Korea. He has taught previously (2014-2015) as part of the UGA Costa Rica summer program under the tutelage of Dr. Hilda Mata. Here, you can read about 10 Lessons he has learned teaching on study abroad. 

Alyssa Meeks

Alyssa is the UGABA student assistant for 2018-2019. She is a summer 2018 alumna and has spent lots of time in Costa Rica. She keeps drop-in office hours for the UGABA program Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm and Wednesdays 1:00-2:30pm. 

Marcela Garbagnati

Marcela is the Local Coordinator and resident of Buenos Aires. She has been with UGABA since the program began over ten years ago.