International Staff


Meet Our International Staff

Thomas Haynes – Director of International Operations

Thomas Haynes has been involved in international education and higher education management for over 23 years. After ten years as a faculty member and Director of the Modern Language Center at Butler University (Indianapolis, IN), he has served as a higher education Dean and Site Director, and in international student leadership roles. He directs Herzing University’s international efforts, and he works closely with students and affiliate higher education institutions worldwide.

MA in German – University of Arkansas
BA in Music Education / German – Arkansas Tech University

Matthew Schneider – Manager of International Operations

Matthew Schneider has twelve years’ higher education experience, ten in the Herzing University system. Matthew has served as an Admissions Advisor, Director of Admissions, and Campus Director. Matthew manages Herzing University’s Asia initiatives and works directly with students and affiliate higher education institutions to develop articulation programs, joint programs, and faculty exchanges. He enjoys rugby, hiking, and camping.

MBA – Herzing University
BS in Business Administration – Herzing University
AAS in Marketing – Moraine Park Technical College

Dr. Xin Liu – Professor

Dr. Xin Tao Liu has been dedicated to USA-China culture exchanges activities in the last ten years, frequently visiting China universities to establish relationships between the two countries. He has served as full-time faculty at our Atlanta campus, contributing to his deep understanding of international students’ needs and goals. He is a native of Shangdong province in China, and he has lived in the United States for the past 32 years.

PhD in Physics – University of Tennessee
MA in Nuclear Physics – Jilin University (China)
BS in Physics – Jilin University (China)

Bryan Lutzke – International Student Advisor

Bryan Lutzke has served in many roles during his five years at Herzing University. His current role is to assist international students with our admissions process and successfully start their academic programs. He also works closely with affiliate higher education institutions to insure smooth transitions for students. Bryan has traveled extensively to Bolivia, Peru, Australia, Canada, Mexico, India, and Nepal, which has provided him with experience and a much larger appreciation of today’s global society. When not at Herzing University, you can find him on the golf course or running the many trails the city has to offer.

BA in Communications / Minor in Geography - University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Chen Mi – International Student Ambassador

Chen Mi was an undergraduate student…. She came to American in September 2012 to study business management at Herzing University and graduated in April 2014. Chen is currently enrolled in our MBABM program and is a part-time International Student Ambassador at our Atlanta campus, working..." 

April 2015 Candidate for MBA in Business Management - Herzing University
April 2014 BS in Business Management - Herzing University
AAS in Business English - Shazhou Institute of Technology (China)