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CEA and Dickinson College Amplifying Perspectives from Abroad

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CEA and Dickinson College Amplifying Perspectives from Abroad


September 17 - 17, 2020





CEA and Dickinson College Amplifying Perspectives from Abroad Highlights

Thursday, September 17, 2020 11am EDT

A moderated online discussion facilitated by Dr. David Comp, Assistant Provost for Global Education at Columbia College Chicago, on the topic of “Community-based Approaches to Global Learning: Engaging U.S. Partnerships Abroad”. Virtual Panelists include:
  • Samantha Brandauer, Associate Provost, Dickinson College
  • Julia Carnine, Professor of Sociology and Director of Dickinson in France
  • Monica Francioso, CEA Academic Director, Florence, Italy
  • Lou Berends, Vice President of Academic Affairs, CEA

Watch the Recorded Discussion

Resources from the Discussion

European Association of Study Abroad 's 2020 Report: Resident Directors in Europe: Our Community, Our Contributions, and Our Challenges. In the summer of 2019 EUASA undertook a survey of study abroad Resident Directors across Europe in an effort to understand them and their roles in all its complexities. Items and topics such as external perceptions, levels of responsibility, career prospects, challenges, rewards, remuneration, and job satisfaction were included.

From the International Higher Education Consulting Blog

Dr. David Comp
 currently serves as Assistant Provost for Global Education at Columbia College Chicago. Previously, he worked for seventeen years at the University of Chicago holding various international education focused positions. Additionally, David serves as a Study Abroad Research Consultant for the Center for Global Education at California State University at Dominguez Hills. David received his Ph.D. in Cultural and Educational Policy Studies, Comparative and International Education from Loyola University Chicago.

Samantha Brandauer is Associate Provost and Executive Director of the Center for Global Study and Engagement at Dickinson College. She has presented and written on intervention in student learning abroad and building inclusive, sustainable and equitable global communities. She was a member of the 2020 NAFSA Simon Award Selection Committee. She has previously held administrative positions at IIE; University of Maryland; Brown University and Study Abroad in Scandinavia - Denmark. She holds an M.A. from American University.

Julia Carnine Ph.D. is director of the Dickinson program in France and contributing faculty at Dickinson’s French and Francophone studies department. She served as director for the LIU’s Global College in Hangzhou, China until coming to France in 2002. Dr. Carnine teaches in intercultural programs at the University of Toulouse, and conducts research on international student mobility. She is a member of Europe’s COST research group and APUAF (Associations of American University Programs in France).