Skip to content →

Who We Are

The Faculty and Staff:

  • Helen Waller finished at Carleton College as a Pre-Medical student with a Bachelor’s degree in French and Francophone Studies. She came to Myanmar in 2011 and taught at PCP for nearly three years before becoming Program Coordinator for Johns Hopkins at Yangon University in 2014. She returned to PCP in January 2015 as Program Director.

  • Liam Slivka is a graduate of Bard College at Simon’s Rock. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Physics and teaches Integrated Sciences at the Pre-Collegiate Program. True to the ideals of liberal arts, he is also teaching one of his lifelong interests – History. He has been with the program since August of 2014.

  • Khaing Ei Mon graduated from the Pre-Collegiate Program prior to her studies at the Asian University for Women. She finished her Bachelor’s degree in public health and had spent a large part of the summer of her senior year in Shan State collecting data about health education and awareness around Inle Lake. She currently works as the Dean of Administration.

  • Catherine Hendren  joined the school last September as the 2016-2017 VIA Fellow and has been teaching economics. Catherine graduated from Georgetown University in 2014 with a degree in Science, Technology and International Affairs from the School of Foreign Service. Immediately following graduation, she spent 6-months on the Thailand-Burma Border working at a Post-10 school for Karen refugees, teaching economics in addition to academic reading and writing. After a semester in Thailand, she moved to Sydney, Australia
    for a year to work as the Program Assistant at New York University’s campus in Sydney.  Her economics class consists of an introduction to both microeconomics and macroeconomics and ends with a term on the world economy and development economics.