Heidi M. Soneson, PhD

Assistant Vice Chancellor for International Education
University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Heidi M. Soneson, PhD, is assistant vice chancellor for international education at the University of Wisconsin- River Falls. In this capacity, she collaborates on institutional policy and best practices for education abroad, international student advising, international partnerships, and international recruitment. Soneson has served on NAFSA’s Education Abroad Regulatory Practice Committee and on The Forum on Education Abroad Council. She has received grant funding to facilitate education abroad opportunities for students with disabilities and has presented and published on this topic as well as a variety of other education abroad areas of interest. Soneson has a doctorate in German and African studies and has taught German language at a variety of higher education institutions.