How can international educators lead in crafting a vision for a post-racist world? How can they leverage the multiple tools that intercultural learning and cross-cultural communication provides to develop the next generation of anti-racist leaders? How can they work to normalise cross-cultural and intercultural diversity in the communities that they inhabit?
- Dr. Harvey Charles is Professor of International Education in the Department of Educational Policy & Leadership at the University of Albany SUNY. He has served as the Chief International Officer at a number of universities across the United States, including most recently, at the University at Albany where he was the Dean for International Education and Vice Provost for Global Strategy. In this capacity, he introduced comprehensive internationalization to the university, established a number of strategic international partnerships for the university, and launched a number of initiatives such as the Global Distinction Milestone and Collaborative Online International Learning, among others, to support the preparation of globally competent graduates.
- Darla K. Deardorff is currently executive director of the Association of International Education Administrators, a national professional organization based in Durham, North Carolina USA. She is also a research scholar with the Social Science Research Institute at Duke University, where she has been an adjunct faculty member in the Program in Education and a faculty affiliate with International/Comparative Studies. In addition, she is an adjunct professor at North Carolina State University, a visiting research professor at Nelson Mandela University in South Africa, at Meiji University Research Institute of International Education (RIIE) in Japan as well as visiting faculty at Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) in China.