Appointed as Associate Director, Forum on Education Abroad


Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

PhD field of study

PhD, French Language and Literature, Boston University

Position Description

The Forum on Education Abroad is a nonprofit global membership association of over 600 US and foreign colleges and universities, study abroad provider organizations and agencies that sponsor education abroad programs that account for over 90% of the US students participating in study abroad. Recognized by the US Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission as the Standards Development Organization (SDO) for education abroad, the Forum is the only organization whose exclusive purpose is to represent and serve the field of education abroad. The Associate Director is involved in a wide range of projects and initiatives in support of the overall mission of the Forum, including the collection and evaluation of data; the preparation of papers and other written communications; and the design and implementation of studies on topics of interest to the education abroad field. The Associate Director is also responsible for the development of an online toolbox of best practices in education abroad and the planning and execution of a major Standards of Good Practice Institute.