Eileen Smith Zechmeister, MA

Current Position
Academic Advisor



Background and Facts

Eileen Zechmeister is an Academic Advisor in the Department of Psychology at WVPU and a PhD candidate in the Department of International Development and Education at the University of Vienna specializing in international higher education and the transition to employability.
After completing her BA in German and Government at the University of Texas (2005), she moved to Austria. She then went on to complete her MA in Advanced International Studies at the Diplomatic Academy (2010). She’s worked for the Diakonie (international humanitarian aid), UNODC in UNGIFT (Global Initiative to Fight Trafficking) and EANO (European Association for Neuro Oncology) before joining WVPU in 2014 as an Admissions and Recruitment Officer.