Faculty & Staff

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Mauricio González
Executive Director

Mauricio González is the executive director of the Goldring Institute. He has more than 30 years of business teaching and consulting experience as well as a variety of senior administrative responsibilities at universities in the U.S. and Latin America. González specializes in globalization issues and the consciousness of modern enterprises. He served on the board of the AACSB from 2012 to 2015, and in 2012 he was a member of AACSB’s Latin American and Caribbean Council. He also served on the board of the Monterrey Digital Hub from 2018 to 2020. He was formerly dean of the School of Business for the Northern Region at Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico.

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Lenore N. Mason
Assistant Director of Operations

Lenore Mason, the assistant director of the Goldring Institute, joined Tulane more than 16 years ago. She has held several positions within Goldring, as senior program coordinator, in the Latin American PhD Program and International Exchange and Study Abroad Programs. In her current position, she is responsible for the coordination of multiple educational programs in Asia, Latin America and Europe, assisting in advising, registration and admission of students in credit and non-credit programs. She holds a bachelor of business administration degree from the University of New Orleans.

Auranyd "Aura" Alvarado, Senior Program Coordinator

Auranyd (Aura) Alvarado
Senior Program Coordinator

Aura Alvarado is a senior program coordinator with the Goldring Institute of International Business. In this role, she assists international students and faculty with financial, administrative and academic needs. Prior to joining the Goldring Institute, Alvarado served as an administrative assistant, program coordinator and project manager in the Tulane Energy Institute.

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Jennifer Tracy
Senior Program Coordinator

Jenny Tracy is a senior program coordinator with the Goldring Institute of International Business. She recently graduated from Tulane’s MBA program, and she looks forward to assisting students through their personal MBA journey. Prior to joining the Goldring Institute, Jenny served as an executive assistant to the Dean of Newcomb Tulane College and assistant to the Chief of General, Endocrine and Oncological Surgery here at Tulane.

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Claire Frederiksen
Administrative Program Coordinator

Claire Frederiksen is the Administrative Program Coordinator with the Goldring Institute of International Business, as well as with the Stewart Center for Executive Education. She has an extensive background in the arts and has studied internationally in both England and Russia. She looks forward to supporting international students in their graduate program journeys at the Goldring Institute.

 To contact the Goldring Institute email Goldring.Programs@tulane.edu.

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