Cori Filson has been active in the field of study abroad for more than 20 years. She is currently the Director of Off-Campus Study at Skidmore College, has served on many national boards, and regularly presents and publishes on current topics in the field. Cori has won several professional awards recognizing her achievements and commitment to the field, including the Lily von Klemperer awarded by NAFSA.
Cori is deeply involved with issues of access and inclusion on a campus, national and international level. She currently holds the position of Director of Membership with the Global Leadership League and is dedicated to the mission of furthering women’s leadership in international education.
Cori holds a BA in Spanish and German from St. Lawrence University and an MA in Hispanic Literature from The University of Texas at Austin; she studied abroad for a year and a half as an undergraduate, in Spain and Austria, and has served as an instructor and resident director in Spain.