Faculty and Staff

Brad Bodenhausen

Director, International Leadership and Training Center

Brad Bodenhausen

Mr. Brad Bodenhausen has a master’s degree in international affairs and administration from Missouri State University and a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and political science from the University of Central Missouri. In addition to his professional activities, Mr. Bodenhausen is active in various community service organizations, including Rotary International and the Springfield Sister Cities Association.  He also teaches international business courses at MSU, and his favorite topic for research and teaching is cross-cultural communications.

Previous to his employment as Director of the ILTC, Mr. Bodenhausen served as the executive vice president of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, where he directed the Chamber’s international program, featuring long-term partnerships with chambers of commerce in China and Mexico.

Jinzi Fan

Health Care / China Programs Specialist, International Leadership and Training Center

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Ms. Jinzi Fan received her master’s degrees in business administration and health administration from Missouri State University. Her experiences at Missouri State helped her develop a better understanding of the needs and goals of international students, enabling her to provide outstanding customer service to the international students and professionals that participate in ILTC leadership development programs.  She specializes in developing and coordinating ILTC programs in the areas of health care, biotechnology, agriculture, engineering, entrepreneurship/business and leadership.  Jinzi originally came to Springfield as one of the first exchange students from her home university in China, Henan University of Economics and Law.

Nyamdavga Byambasaikhan

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Nyamdavga Byambasaikhan is currently serving as graduate assistant in the ILTC at Missouri StateUniversity from 2023. He hold a bachelor’s degree in Land management engineer from Mongolian university of Life science, graduating in 2018. He is pursuing a master’s degree at Missouri State University. With a keen interest in business and management, he actively contributes to support and assists our department as part of his role.


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