Boris Escalona

Education Abroad Advisor & Program Manager

Please note: Boris's office is in a location not accessible to those with mobility impairments, however he is happy to meet in an accessible location when needed. Please contact Boris ahead of your meeting time to request an alternate and accessible meeting space.

Boris Escalona joined UVA’s Education Abroad team in August 2023. Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Boris has been in higher education for more than 17 years and has worked in various academic and student affairs areas. Previously, Boris served as a Customized Programs Administrator for George Mason University’s Global Education Office and Financial and Operations Manager at James Madison University’s Center for Global Engagement. Boris holds a B.A. in Asian Studies from Florida International University and a M.S. in Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality from East Carolina University. He is currently working in his doctoral degree at George Mason University in International Education and Multicultural/Multilingual Education. Previous international experiences include studying abroad in Japan, China, South Korea, and Ireland. He has also traveled and provided on-site support to programs in Germany and Canada.