Gary Rhodes, Ph.D.
Title: Associate Dean, International Education & Senior International Officer; Director, Center for Global Education
Department: College of Extended & International Education
Areas of Expertise
Cross-Cultural Collaboration, Diversity, Education, Globalization, Health, International Relations, Law, Legal Studies, International Travel Health and Safety Issues, International Students, Impact of Study Abroad on Retention & Success, International Higher Education Research, College & University Internationalization, Strategies to Support International Students in U.S. Higher Education, international Higher Education Research, Student Travel Safety, Sports and International Education, Online Training for International Student Mobility.
Dr. Rhodes has over 15 years of experience in higher education. He developed the Center for Global Education in 1998, bringing it to three campuses before it landed at CSUDH in 2015. He also served in the field as a Technical Advisor in support of a primary education project in Cameroon and served as a Fulbright Senior Specialist in India and South Africa.
His areas of expertise include: Internationalization of Higher Education; Student Mobility (Study Abroad) Program Development and Administration; Integrated International Learning; Diversity and Study Abroad; and, Health, Safety, Crisis and Risk Management for Study Abroad.
Australia, Canada, China, England, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Northern Ireland, Singapore, South Korea, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland.
Expertise in Southern Africa and Western Europe.
French, German and Spanish.
Ph.D. International & Higher Education, University of Southern California
M.A. International Relations, University of Southern California
M.S.Ed. Education, University of Southern California
B.A. English, University of California at Santa Barbara
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