The NAFSA Senior Fellows provide intellectual support to NAFSA’s efforts in thought leadership and research and scholarship generation in higher education internationalization, global learning, and international affairs. Recognized for their significant experience and outstanding academic scholarship, the Fellows provide strong intellectual groundwork that advances the scholarship and practice of higher education internationalization for NAFSA.

New Publication

In the new publication Higher Education in a Time of Global Disruption, the NAFSA Senior Fellows share their insights and reflections on pressing issues in higher education and the global economy.

2018-2019 Senior Fellows

Ellen Hazelkorn, PhD

ellen hazelkornProfessor Ellen Hazelkorn is partner, BH Associates education consultants. She is professor emeritus and director, Higher Education Policy Research Unit (HEPRU), Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland), and joint editor, Policy Reviews in Higher Education. She is also international co-investigator, Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE), London, and research fellow, Centre for International Higher Education, Boston College, USA. She was policy advisor to, and board member of, the Higher Education Authority (Ireland), 2011-2017, and president of EAIR (European Society for Higher Education), 2013-2016. Ellen has worked with international organizations and governments for over 15 years (e.g. EU, OECD, World Bank, UNESCO, U.S. National Academy of Sciences, U.S. Government Accountability Office [GAO]). She regularly undertakes strategic and research evaluations for European and national research/scientific councils and universities. Ellen was awarded a BA and PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and the University of Kent, UK, respectively.

John K. Hudzik, PhD

John HudzikJohn Hudzik, PhD, is a professor of criminal justice at Michigan State University. From 1995 to 2010, he was dean of International Studies and Programs at MSU and also served as vice president for global engagement and strategic projects and acting provost and vice president of academic affairs. Hudzik is past president and chair of the board of directors at NAFSA and past president of the Association of International Administrators (AIEA). He has served on numerous international policy and advisory boards for international development, frequently speaks at national and international conferences on the direction of global higher education and internationalization and publishes regularly on these topics.

Jenny J. Lee, PhD

Jenny LeeJenny J. Lee, PhD, is a professor in the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Arizona and former researcher at the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA, where she obtained her PhD. Dr. Lee is also a visiting scholar in the Center for Higher Education Development at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Lee's research encompasses a range of key higher education issues that center on the internationalization of higher education. Her research topics have included organizational behaviors, community partnerships, and student engagement globally. Lee has written over 90 publications in these research areas. Her ongoing research on international students mobility and experiences in the US, South Africa, Mexico, and Korea over the past decade have been cited widely in the US and abroad. She serves on numerous editorial boards for top journals, including as the associate editor for the Review of Higher Education and co-editor of the book series, Studies in Global Higher Education, and others. Lee has served as an Honorary Invited Scholar in Korea University and Honorary Visiting Scholar in City University, London. She was formerly a Fulbright Scholar to South Africa at the University of Pretoria. Her latest research investigates international student mobility within Global South, including the African continent and Southeast Asia.

Francisco Marmolejo

Francisco MarmolejoFrancisco Marmolejo is the World Bank’s global lead of tertiary education, and since July 2016 he also serves as the lead education specialist for India, based in Delhi. In his capacity as the World Bank’s most senior official in tertiary education (also known as higher education in several countries), he serves as the institutional focal point on this topic, and provides advice and support to country-level related projects that the Bank has in more than 60 countries. Before joining the World Bank in 2012, he served for 18 years as founding executive director of the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC), a network of more than 160 tertiary education institutions primarily from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, based at the University of Arizona (UA), where he also worked as assistant vice president for Western Hemispheric Programs. He has worked as international consultant at the headquarters of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France, and has been part of OECD and World Bank peer review higher education teams in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Bernhard Streitwieser, PhD

Bernhard StreitwieserBernhard Streitwieser, PhD, is assistant professor of international education, George Washington University, and UNESCO co-chair in international education for development. His research focuses on higher education, with a comparative regional concentration on Germany and the United States, where he studies access and integration of underrepresented students with a focus on refugees; the internationalization of higher education and global competition; and student exchange and study abroad. In 2014 he published Internationalization of Higher Education and Global Mobility (Oxford Studies in Comparative Education), in 2016 International Higher Education’s Scholar-Practitioners: Bridging Research and Practice (Symposium); and his current co-edited book project for Routledge studies how international scholarship informs practice.

Fellows Emeriti

Harvey Charles, PhD
University at Albany, State University of New York

Targino de Araujo Filho
Federal University of São Carlos  

Madeleine F. Green, PhD
International Association of Universities

Kevin Kinser, EdD
Pennsylvania State University  

JoAnn S. McCarthy, PhD
INTO University Partnerships-North America

Kristopher N. Olds, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Alan Ruby
University of Pennsylvania

Hanneke Teekens
AFS Netherlands