Heather Willoughby

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Heather Willoughby

Director and Academic Advisor


Heather Willoughby originally hails from Colorado, where she honed her love of the great outdoors, but has spent more than a quarter of her life living abroad, primarily in South Korea. She has long sought to combine her interests in travel and anthropological studies with her desire to learn and serve wherever she goes.

She is trained in ethnomusicology (focused on Korean traditional music) and socio-cultural anthropology and currently works as an Associate Professor at Ewha Womans University in International Relations and Development & Cooperation. She is designated as the forPEACE Academic Advisor and Monitor & Evaluator, where she performs oversight duties and works closely with other team members to organize and promote Service-Leaning opportunities and to document the work in both social media and academic forums.