Declan Clear

International Engagement and Support Specialist

Office: North Decatur Building, Suite 130

Phone: 404.727.8943



As the International Engagement and Support Specialist, Declan coordinates programs and events for international students, scholars and their families. He also offers non-immigration support and connects international students and scholars with helpful resources during their time at Emory.

Originally hailing from Dublin, Ireland, Declan attended University College Dublin, where he earned a B.A. and M.A. and began his career in higher education and student support. He then moved to London, where he continued to grow as a student affairs professional at Birkbeck University of London, and then University College London. While at UCL, he also gained his qualification as a mental health first aid instructor. Declan joined ISSS in 2022.

Outside of work, Declan is a board member of the Irish Network of Atlanta, and plays for the local GAA (Irish Football) club, Clan Na Gael. He enjoys long walks with his wife, Jenna, and is an avid sports fan - especially of the Atlanta Braves.