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University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

Meet the Staff

Ryan Griffith


Ryan Griffith has worked in international education since 1997.  During his career, he has overseen international student recruitment and admissions; international student and scholar services; intensive English programming; satellite international campuses; and, taught courses in Asian Studies, International Relations Theory, and English as a Second Language. He earned a BA in International Relations from University of Southern California and an MA in International Relations and Asian Politics from University of Queensland, Australia.

Email:          Phone: 209.946.2090

Derek Bradley

Assistant Director of Education Abroad

Derek Bradley joined the Pacific team in 2018 after nine years as Regional Director with ISEP.  Prior to ISEP, he lived in China for five years, teaching at Beijing Language and Culture University, Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, and Anhui Normal University.  He has a B.S. in Business/Communications from Grove City College, and an M.A. in Intercultural Studies from Wheaton College.

Derek is responsible for sending Pacific students abroad. 

Email:       Phone: 209.946.2592

Carmen Huntar

International Student and Scholar Advisor

Carmen Huntar developed and directed the Educational Services Counseling Center at the United States Embassy in Nigeria where she worked for 15 years. She successfully recruited foreign students and scholars and developed programs to ensure their retention and graduation from institutions in the United States. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley and studied at New York's Columbia University as part of her U.S.-based training for International Advisors sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

As an International Student and Scholar Advisor, Carmen is responsible for advising international students and scholars on immigration issues as well as maintaining immigration records.

Email:          Phone: 209.946.2247

Sarah Layne

International Student and Scholar Coordinator

Sarah is a Pacific alumna Class of '13 who returned to the university in 2017 to work with Pacific students and give them the great experience she had as an undergraduate. She has worked at different universities across the country, including the University of Illinois and the University of South Dakota. She is happy to be back at Pacific after gaining experience in student advising, residential life, and campus programming through her previous positions. Sarah earned a B.A. in Communication with a minor in Film Studies from the University of the Pacific in 2013 and an Ed.M. in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 2016.

Email:            Phone: 209.946.2246