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Amy McHugh

Amy McHugh

Adjunct Professor

Contact Information

[email protected]

Office hours


Spring 2024 Schedule:



Specialty areas

  • intercultural communication
  • cultural competence
  • COIL (collaborative online international learning)


McHugh, A. & Minematsu, A. (April 9, 2021). Transnational online space(s) for intercultural educators: How to maintain a critical self-reflection practice during a pandemic. Intercultural connector blog special series: Inclusivity and ICC in online spaces on the The World Council on Intercultural and Global Competence.  

McHugh-Cole, A., Simons, R., Russell, G. (2020). Creating Effective Cultural Competence Workshops for Australian Higher Education Staff. In J. Frawley, T. Nguyen & E. Sarian (Eds.), Transforming Lives and Systems: Cultural Competence and the Higher Education Interface, (pp. 9-19). Singapore: Springer Singapore.

McHugh-Cole, A. B., Russell-Mundine, G.S., & Simons, R. F. (2018). Cultural competence: a key component for training global citizens. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’18), Valencia, Spain. 


Master of Arts  International Communication, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Bachelor of Arts  Communication, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York