Our Staff

Aaron Morehouse, PhD
Aaron Morehouse, PhD

Dr. Morehouse is a leading expert in cultural immersion, experiential education, and student programming in critical global issues.

Christina Thomas
Christina Thomas

Christina has been working in the field of educational management and international education for almost 15 years, teaching, designing, and managing transformational and educational exchange programs for youth and adults.

Heather Beard
Heather Beard

Heather Beard has been working in the international education and nonprofit sector for about 14 years, with particular experience in admissions and development.

Ryan Buck
Ryan Buck

Ryan joined The Experiment as assistant admissions officer in 2014. As a previous Experimenter himself, Ryan is also a two-time Experiment group leader.

Melanie Brubaker
Melanie Brubaker

Melanie joined The Experiment in 2014 as program officer for the Experiment Leadership Institute. Melanie has worked with World Learning since 2007 in a variety of capacities.

Larry Fenn
Larry Fenn

Larry comes to The Experiment team with 10 years of admissions experience at the SCA (Student Conservation Association), where he was responsible for year-round, regional admissions and placement of youth and young adults in national conservation internships.

Kirstin French
Kirstin French

Kirstin is a youth program professional who specializes in program logistics, staff training, and management. Kirstin has been managing international youth programs at World Learning since December 2011 and joined The Experiment in 2015.

Marni Goodman
Marni Goodman

Marni Goodman is an international education professional who started as assistant admissions officer for The Experiment in 2013. She previously worked at Student Conservation Association (SCA) in Charlestown, New Hampshire, as placement assistant for admissions.

Ashley Langdon
Ashley Langdon

Ashley Langdon joined The Experiment as an admissions officer in 2012, having previously worked for World Learning as program coordinator for Latin America with SIT Study Abroad.

Deanna Looper
Deanna Looper

Deanna Looper joined The Experiment in 2008 as admissions assistant and was promoted to systems coordinator in 2012.

Jessika Macias
Jessika Macias

Jess has been with The Experiment in International Living since 2013 and brings years of experience in education and youth programs to her position as program officer.