International Education Faculty

The International Education Management program benefits from the expertise of faculty from across MIIS departments as well as many international education practitioners.

2011 International Education Day
Our students talk to local high school students about education opportunities around the world during International Education Day.

Katherine Punteney

Program Chair, Assistant Professor in International Education Management

Office: CF 300 F
Email: kpunteney@miis.edu
Phone: 831.647.4625

Expertise: 

International education theory, comparative international education, educational leadership, campus internationalization, intercultural communication and training, international student services, study abroad/international exchange management.

Fusun Akarsu

Visiting Professor in Education & Intercultural Studies

Office: Casa Fuente 300I
Email: fakarsu@miis.edu

Expertise: 

Curriculum design and evaluation, gifted education, training of trainers/professional development, intercultural communication and leadership

Kathleen M. Bailey

Professor

Office: McCone Building 208
Email: kathi.bailey@miis.edu
Phone: 831.647.4181

Expertise: 

Educational research, assessment, teacher education, language program administration, language teacher supervision

Kati Csoman

Adjunct Professor in International Education Management

Office: 460 Pierce St
Email: kcsoman@miis.edu
Phone: 861-647-4155

Expertise: 

All aspects of management in international education administration, U.S. immigration regulations, study abroad safety, security and emergency preparedness, and short-term faculty led study abroad program development and management

Jenifer Cushman

Adjunct Professor in International Education Management

Office: GSIPM
Email: jcushman@miis.edu
Phone: 831-647-4155

Expertise: 

My areas of expertise include comprehensive internationalization, curriculum integration of international initiatives, vision and strategic planning, financial management, institutional and cross-campus collaboration, and assessment of student learning outcomes.

Peter Fordos

Office: 460 Pierce St, McCone 216
Email: pfordos@miis.edu
Phone: 831-647-4155

Expertise: 

Global Talent & Leadership Development, Coaching Executives and Managers for Global Performance, Team Effectiveness & Performance Across Cultures, Multicultural Team-Building, Building Effective Global Teams

Douglas R. Garrison

Adjunct Professor in International Education Management

Office: McCone Building
Email: dgarrison@miis.edu
Phone: (831) 647-4155

Expertise: 

Budget management and fiscal planning; organizational communication; change management; educational leadership

Lynn Goldstein

Professor and Program Chair, TESOL/TFL

Office: McCone Building 207
Email: lynn.goldstein@miis.edu
Phone: 831.647.4184

Expertise: 

Sociolinguistics, English discourse and grammar, applied linguistics research, second language composition, second language acquisition, writing for publication, distance learning, web design, writing program administration, writing assessment, intercultural communication

Beryl Levinger

Distinguished Professor and Program Chair, Public Administration

Office: 212 McCone
Email: blevinger@miis.edu
Phone: 831.647.6640

Expertise: 

Nonprofit management, international organizations, poverty alleviation, third world development, international education, international health, nutrition and hunger, organizational development, program evaluation and project management

Meggan Madden

Assistant Professor, International Education Management

Office: Casa Fuente 300 G
Email: mmadden@miis.edu
Phone: (831) 647-4176

Expertise: 

Comparative and International Education, Higher Education, International Recruiting, Marketing & Enrollment, International Admissions, International Education Policy, Program Assessment and Evaluation, Quality Assurance, International Organizations

Sandra Meiras-Colley

Adjunct Professor in International Education Management

Phone: 831-647-4155

Expertise: 

I am an experienced higher education manager and administrator and have worked for many years in senior management positions in international higher education contexts managing multinational teams or coordinating teams across countries for the delivery of international programs. I have build teams recruiting expertise from across the world and continue to practice human resource management in international contexts. I am at present the Director of International at the University of Sydney.

Thomas Roe

Adjunct Professor in International Education Management

Office: 460 Pierce St. McCone Building
Email: troe@miis.edu
Phone: 831.647.4155

Expertise: 

Counseling, therapy, students, social justice, intersections of identity, conflict resolution, and adjustment.

Jill Stoffers

Adjunct Professor in International Education Management.

Office: Student Affairs Building
Email: jstoffer@miis.edu
Phone: 831.647.6571