Director of Student and Academic Services, MIDP Program

Mollie LoJacono is director of student and academic services for the Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) Program. Prior to joining the Sanford School of Public Policy, she provided immigration support to international students, employees and visiting scholars at Virginia Tech and North Carolina State University. Her decade of experience in immigration advising and program administration has well-prepared her to support the MIDP fellows.

Mollie holds a bachelor's degree in Chinese and international business and a master's degree in ESL education from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. After earning her master’s degree, she taught English abroad at Zhejiang Normal University in Jinhua, China, where she cultivated her love of jasmine tea.

When she isn’t working, Mollie enjoys spending time with her family in Raleigh and thrifting and visiting estate sales in the Triangle.