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Margaret Wiedenhoeft

Margaret Wiedenhoeft, PhD

Executive Director, Center for International Programs
Kalamazoo College
Chair-Designate, 2023 Annual Conference Committee

Margaret Wiedenhoeft, PhD, holds a BA in international studies from Emory University, an MBA in international business from Western Michigan University, and a PhD from Western Michigan University. Margaret has been at KC for more than 20 years and at one time or another has performed just about every job there is to do in the CIP. Currently, she coordinates the Kalamazoo study abroad programs in Erlangen, Caceres, Nairobi, and Dakar, and also works with faculty interested in developing short-term courses abroad. Margaret’s interest and passion for international education began with her experience living, working, and studying in Berlin, Germany for four years. Professional interests include promoting non-traditional study abroad sites, short-term study abroad programming, international service-learning projects, and conducting research about the impact and experience of study abroad on U.S. college students.