IEW Profile: Jennifer Mattingly

International Education Week (IEW) celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education are part of a joint initiative to promote programs that prepare Americans for the global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences. This IEW profile is part of a series during International Education Week from November 14 to 18, 2022.

Q: What is your name? 

Jennifer Mattingly

Q: Where are you from?


Q: What is your program? 

Health Care Innovation

Q: What is your school or department? 

Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Q: Who is your faculty chair or mentor? 

Dr. Megan Petrov

Q: As an international student can you indicate what type of funding you received from ASU’s Graduate College? 

Graduate College Fellowship 

Q: How has this Graduate College funding impacted your studies, research and experience here at ASU?

The funding has provided a financial safety net for my family as we adjust to rising rent costs, food, gas, childcare, and other consumables. Had I not received this fellowship, I would have faced the decision to withdraw from my full-time program, losing the ability to fully immerse myself in the skill-building opportunities and training experiences offered to full-time PhD students. Instead, I maximized as many opportunities as possible and made my graduate school experience richer.   

Q: When are you expected to graduate?

May 2023