In our CIVC450 course, “Alternative Spring Break,” service-learning participants debated the concept of “volontourism.” Using The New York Times, students were to read an article, “Volontourists Needed,” by Leila de…
Adam Zahn is the Academic Program Manager for the Office of International Programs. As the Program Coordinator, he works to help facilitate the development of new and existing international programs, initiates academic and co-curricular global engagement, and helps students and faculty navigate the opportunities at the Office of International Programs.
Before joining Drexel, Mr. Zahn worked as an immigration paralegal for the law firm of Surin & Griffin, PC, where he helped work with clients on their asylum and business immigration cases and defense hearings. He also served as a English teacher in Yaounde, Cameroon for the NGO, Cameroon Association for the Protection and Education of the Child (CAPEC). He has a Bachelor’s in International Area Studies from Drexel University. His research focused on improving strategies and effectiveness for educational development in Cameroon, and how NGOs can best educate children through the country’s cultural identity. Mr. Zahn was a Drexel Humanities Fellowship recipient under the direction of Dr. Mimi Sheller in Drexel’s Mobilities Research and Policy Center, as well as a STAR Scholar under the direction of Dr. Joel Oestreich in the International Area Studies program. He was chosen as delegate to represent Drexel University at the Northwestern University Conference on Human Rights in Evanston, Illinois to research slum development.