Exploring intercultural competence in international education
A public lecture by
Dr. Darla Deardorff
Date: March 10, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Location: Room 101, The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health. 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z3
Dr. Deardorff is an internationally acclaimed expert and Senior Fulbright Specialist in study abroad and intercultural competence with nearly 20 years of experience in the international education field. She is executive director of the Association of International Education Administrators, a national professional organisation based at Duke University, where she is a Research Scholar in the Program in Education. Her research contributions are in the areas of international education, global leadership and intercultural development. She has published extensively, including five edited and co-edited volumes, in particular The SAGE Handbook of Intercultural Competence. Dr. Deardorff holds a master’s and doctorate degrees from North Carolina State University, and she currently works as a consultant for numerous universities and organizations around the world and as a cross-cultural trainer on intercultural competence development and assessment. In light of her expertise in these areas, she receives numerous invitations internationally to share her research on intercultural competence and education.