The Instructors


Instructor: Dr. Leara Rhodes has taken students on study abroad courses to Tanzania, Italy, England, Trinidad and Tobago, and Haiti. She taught two Maymester courses at Trinity College at Oxford University, Oxford, England. She has published two books and numerous journal and magazine articles during her career first as a working journalist and then as a professor of journalism and international communication at the Grady College since 1994.





Program Associate: Alex Crevar is a travel writer for the New York Times, which has named Alex its Bosnia expert for 2016. He has been a freelance travel writer for 17 years and writes for National Geographic Traveler, Southern Living and Outside magazines. He is the travel editor for Paste Magazine. He is a double dawg with his bachelor and master degrees at Grady.