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Ed.D.(with dissertation) Higher Education Administration, Vanderbilt, 2007

Curriculum Vitae

Brian Heuser

Assistant Professor of the Practice, Dept. of Leadership, Policy & Organizations

Brian L. Heuser currently is an Assistant Professor of the Practice of International Education Policy in the Department of Leadership, Policy and Organizations (LPO). Professor Heuser currently directs the International Leadership Development (ILD) track of the Human and Organizational Development (HOD) major, and teaches and advises in the International Education Policy and Management (IEPM) masters program. He is also the Senior Research Fellow and Advisor for the Office of the Associate Provost and Dean of Students at Vanderbilt University.

Professor Heuser currently serves as a US Embassy Policy Specialist in the Republic Georgia, working on issues related to scientific and academic research conducted by tertiary institutions of the post-Soviet region. Heuser's research interests include the role of universities in civil society, the effects of ethical norms on social cohesion, and educational issues related to student learning outcomes and economic development. His emerging academic interests are related to the relationships between global health policy and education policy. He teaches classes in comparative education, international organizations and economic development, education policy, and international service learning.


For the third year in a row, Brian Heuser has been selected by IIE (The Institute for International Education) as a national panelist for the Boren Fellowships Program. Boren Fellowships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. The panel will convene in DC in March.

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