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Coordinator, Mills International Center

Hometown: Junction City, Oregon

Cultural Heritage: Danish-American

Fun fact about Sonja: I love learning languages.

Favorite thing about the Mills: Working with students.

Associate Coordinator, Mills International Center

Sara joined the Mills Center team in 2009 after moving from North Carolina where she had been working with immigrants and refugees. Originally from the US Midwest, Sara has also lived in Montana, Spain, Mexico, and Costa Rica. Concurrently, Sara is working part-time on her master’s degree at UO in International Studies and is researching the impact of study abroad from the perspective of host mothers in Latin America. When not working or writing her thesis, Sara enjoys eating and playing soccer. 

The Mills International Center has a student staff team of 15 students from all around the world – Eugene to the Himalayas. Positions include Resource Consultants, Program Managers, Public Relations Manager, Graphic Designer, Videographer, Art Curator, and Office Manager. For more information about our staff contact us at or follow us on social media @UOMills.

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