Assistant Director, Study Abroad
Study Abroad Programs
Semester: Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Greece, Mexico, and Spain
Summer: Brazil, Germany, and Greece
As one of the Assistant Directors of Study Abroad, Rafael G. Guerra specializes in the design and development of international education programs in Latin America and select regions of Europe. Throughout the year, he recruits, selects, and advises students interested in studying abroad.
Rafael is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and English, and proficient in French. He has lived in Brazil, Venezuela, Peru, the United Kingdom, and the United States, and has traveled to over twenty five countries over the last decade. Over the last few years, he has served as a guest lecturer to various short-term summer programs for international undergraduate and High School students, speaking about global leadership, and cross-cultural psychology. He was also involved in the October 2017 Rule of Law Conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where Judge Sergio F. Moro was awarded the Notre Dame Award.
Prior to his current role, Rafael worked as an Advisory Analyst for PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Lima, Peru, and as a Research Assistant in the Department of Psychology’s Moral and Adolescent Laboratory in the University of Notre Dame. His senior thesis, “Dysfunctional Individuation and Ego Splitting in Emerging Adulthood” was presented in an annual SRA conference, and subsequently adapted for publication.
Rafael holds a B.A in Economics and Psychology from the University of Notre Dame, and is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science in Business Analytics through the Stayer Center for Executive Education.