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Staff : Shira Burns

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Shira Burns

(480) 965-4783

Tuesday: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Thursday: 10:30am - 12:00pm

Appointments may be scheduled through the online request system (see instructions below).

Assistant Director, Partnership & Exchange Programs

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Shira is the Assistant Director for Partnership, Exchange and Curriculum Integration. In this role, she works closely with ASU staff, faculty and students to develop and implement study abroad programs that meet the academic, professional and personal goals of ASU students. She provides leadership to the Partnership and Exchange unit and coordinates programming and advising for ASU’s Partnership and Exchange programs offered in Denmark, Sweden and Semester at Sea. 

A proud Sun Devil, Shira holds a Master’s degree in Higher and Postsecondary Education from ASU and a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from York College of Pennsylvania.  As an undergraduate she studied abroad for a semester in London, England, where she first developed a passion for international education. She has since traveled throughout England, Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Denmark, Sweden, Mexico and the Caribbean, and enjoys helping students find ways to make study abroad a reality.

To make an appointment online:
  • Click the "Request Appointment or Information" link above & to the right.
  • If you have not already logged in, you will be prompted to do so.
  • You will see an email/information request page, your information will be automatically generated.
  • Click "Click to request an appointment" in the center of the screen.
  • The current week will appear with time slots of appointments available - to look at future weeks, click on "next week" in the top left corner.
  • Click the time period that works best for you and then "ok".
  • You will be re-directed to the email/information request page.  Please enter any specific questions you have about studying abroad, including which programs you are considering and what term you plan to study abroad.  Please also include your ASU affiliate ID number (if you have one) in your appointment request.
  • Click "send!"
Please send an email ( to request an appointment outside of her posted availability.