Jeff Riedinger, PhD

Vice Provost for Global Affairs
University of Washington

Jeff Riedinger, PhD, is the vice provost for global affairs and professor of law at the University of Washington in Seattle. He has leadership and administrative responsibility for the University of Washington’s diverse global programming, including support for international research; study abroad; student and faculty exchanges; and overseas centers. He works with colleagues across the university to develop and sustain strategic partnerships with universities, corporations, foundations, government agencies, and nongovernmental organizations to advance cross-college and cross-continent research, teaching, and engagement collaborations that address some of the world’s most pressing problems.

Jeff is a past president and chair of the board of directors of NAFSA. He is also a former chair of NAFSA’s International Education Leadership Knowledge Community. Riedinger earned a BA at Dartmouth College, a juris doctor degree at the University of Washington, and a PhD at Princeton University.