2009-2010 AIEA Presidential Fellows

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Susan Carvalho serves as Associate Provost for International Programs at the University of Kentucky since July 2009. Her previous positions at Kentucky include Professor of Hispanic Studies, Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences, Interim Chair of the Department of Hispanic Studies and the Department of Political Science, and Convener of the General Education Reform Steering Committee. She also served as Director of the Spanish School at Middlebury College, 2003-2008. In 2005-2006 she held an American Council of Education Fellowship, carrying out an internship in the offices of the Provost and Chancellor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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Kenneth R. Curtis is Assistant Vice President for International Education and Global Engagement at California State University Long Beach, the second largest university campus in California and one of the most diverse in the nation. He earned his doctorate in modern African history from the University of Wisconsin. He is the co-author of the recently published Voyages in World HIstory (Wadsworth, 2009) part of his ongoing effort to promote a more interconnected and global view of the human past.

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Jenifer Cushman received her PhD in German Literature from the Ohio State University in 1996. After teaching English in Russia with the Peace Corps and then privately in Poland, she served as Assistant Professor of German and Russian at the University of Minnesota, Morris, where she received tenure and promotion to Associate Professor in 2005. She was Director of International and Off-Campus Study at the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio before coming to Juniata College in 2007.

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Kailash Khandke was appointed as Furman University’s Assistant Academic Dean of Study Away and International Education in 2007. He brings to the position his own experiences as a faculty director of Furman’s Fall in India study away program, and as a former graduate student fro m India at UC-Davis. Dr. Khandke is joint-appointed as a Professor in the Economics and Asian Studies Departments; sits on the Presidential Search Committee; and chaired the Implementation Task Force during the university's transition to a new curriculum and academic calendar.

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Laurie Koloski has served as Director of the Wendy & Emery Reves Center for International Studies at the College of William & Mary since fall 2006. She is also an associate professor of history, with a specialization in post-1945 east central Europe. Her focus at the Reves Center has been on expanding internationally-focused and cross-disciplinary research and curricular initiatives for faculty and students, promoting comprehensive internationalization, and leading an effort to establish joint undergraduate degrees.