Matthew Pucciarelli, Ph.D.

Matthew Pucciarelli, Ph.D.


Associate Provost for Global Programs

Newman Hall, Office 230F
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-990-7614

Matthew Pucciarelli joined St. John’s in 2007 and leads the Office of Global Programs. In this capacity, he oversees the University’s sites abroad and the Office of International Education, which houses study abroad, intensive English, and international visiting student programs. In addition he works with colleagues throughout St. John’s to envision and administer comprehensive internationalization efforts, and with universities worldwide to create sustainable new partnerships.

He has presented on the University’s work within media outlets such as the New York Post and International Educator, and at domestic and international conferences, including NAFSA, AIEA, and the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad meeting. Prior to working at St. John’s, he helped manage admissions and student services for New York University's study abroad programs, and served as a high school English teacher and department chair at Colegio Los Nogales in Bogotá, Colombia.

He received a B.A. in English & American literature from New York University, an Ed.M. from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in English from St. John's University.

Dr. Pucciarelli also serves as the proud advisor of Spectrum, the University's LGBTQ+ student group. He lives with his husband in New York City.