Assistant Director

Phone: 215-898-4661
Fax: 215-898-2622


Paul Dexter is an Assistant Director at International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS).  His responsibilities include overseeing the office's IT systems and front line operations.  He maintains the iPenn visa information database system and web application, manages Penn’s connection to SEVIS, and reports statistics for international students and scholars at Penn.


Paul received both his Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Math and his Master of Arts in Linguistics from Harvard University.  Prior to joining ISSS in 2009, Paul taught Math at Bartram High School in Philadelphia as a member of the Philadelphia Teaching Fellows.  He received his Instructional Certification from the University of Pennsylvania.  Paul has previously developed web applications and database systems for Leepfrog Technologies in Iowa City and for Mariposa Co-op in Philadelphia.

    • Paul Dexter
    • Paul Dexter