Upcoming Webinar:

Current Challenges to U.S. - China Educational Collaboration

Time: 9:00 am EST – 10:30 am EST
Date: Tuesday – June 23rd , 2020

In these difficult times, with public health concerns and growing challenges to trade, economic growth and global cooperation, the headwinds facing educational collaboration between the Heartland (and the U.S. as a whole) and China are no exception.

This webinar, featuring experts and policy makers, will explore the challenges to U.S. – China educational collaboration and how to sustain and even advance the significant progress that has been made over the past 40 years.

Confirmed Panelists: 

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Philip G. Altbach - Research Professor and Founding Director of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College

He is author of Global Perspectives on Higher Education, Turmoil and Transition, Student Politics in America, among other books. He also co-edited (with Jamil Salmi) The Road to Academic Excellence, (with Michael Bastedo and Patricia Gumport) American Higher Education in the 21st Century, The International Handbook of Higher Education, World Class Worldwide: Transforming Research Universities in Asia and Latin America and other books.

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Michael A. Brzezinski - Director of International Programs Purdue University

Michael Brzezinski has been the Dean of International Programs (IP) at Purdue University since 2011.  He joined the Boilermakers in 1993 and has held several positions since then all within IP.   He has both studied and worked in China and has been involved in various educational collaborations with the Middle Kingdom since 1981.  Conversationally fluent in Mandarin, Brzezinski has overseen Purdue’s student flow to and from China resulting in thousands of Purdue and PRC students learning from and with one another.

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Andrew D. Martin - Chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis and a Professor of Law and Political Science.

He is the former Dean of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Martin’s expertise is in the study of judicial decision making, with special emphasis on the U.S. Supreme Court and the lower federal courts. He also works extensively in the field of political methodology and applied statistics. He has published in leading social science and applied statistics journals, including the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, Political Analysis, the Journal of Legal Studies, and Statistical Science.

Rajiv Singh - Co-Chairman of FoodShot Global

Co-Chairman of FoodShot Global, an organization empowering ideas to accelerate the transformation to a health, sustainable and equitable food system

Retired CEO of Rabobank North America Wholesale Banking

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Lee Strom - Partner in the Open Prairie Rural Opportunities Fund

Leland (Lee) Strom is a partner in the Open Prairie Rural Opportunities Fund, LP, a USDA licensed Rural Business Investment Company (RBIC), is the Former CEO and Chair of the Farm Credit Administration. He also serves as a founding member of The Illinois Agri-Food Alliance, and as President of the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation.

Xue Lei

Dr. Xue Lei - research fellow of Institute for World Economy Studies, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies

Dr. XUE Lei is a research fellow of Institute for World Economy Studies, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS). He earned a Ph.D. degree in International Law at the East China University of Political Science and Law in 2010.

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Blaine A. Brownell - USHCA Board Member and Education Chair

Blaine A. Brownell, a teacher and scholar specializing in U.S. urban history and international education, has held tenured professorships in four different universities and served in senior leadership roles in U.S. universities and other non-profit and for-profit organizations.

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Future Webinars:

Current Challenges to U.S. - China Educational Collaboration

In these difficult times, with public health concerns and growing challenges to trade, economic growth and global cooperation, the headwinds facing educational collaboration between the Heartland (and the US as a whole) and China are no exception.

This webinar, featuring experts and policy makers, will explore the challenges to US-China educational collaboration and how to sustain and even advance the significant progress that has been made over the past 40 years.

Time: 9:00 am EST – 10:30 am EST
Date: Tuesday – June 23rd , 2020
Panelists: to be confirmed

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