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Dr. Adam Henry

(480) 965-5965

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As director of the Study Abroad Office (SAO), Dr. Adam Henry directs the vision and strategy of study abroad at ASU and its connection across all disciplines. He leads the office and works closely with a wide array of ASU faculty and senior administration to develop and advance study abroad goals and initiatives for the institution that focus specifically on access to international programming. He also plans, directs and supervises the activities and operations of the SAO.

Dr. Henry holds a doctorate in education, a master's degree in educational leadership and a bachelor's degree in international relations. His research interests include: cross-cultural training, expatriate training and preparation, organizational leadership, and the teaching of cultural competencies within higher education. His dissertation title (2014) was: "The Development and Implementation of a Pre-International Course: A Cultural Intervention in a University Setting."

Dr. Henry has also lived, studied and worked in Chengdu, China, for three years. He has studied, volunteered and traveled extensively in Guatemala, Kenya, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, Kenya, South Africa, all of the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, and a variety of Asian countries including China, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, and Cambodia.

He is a faculty associate with the School of Politics and Global Studies and the College of Integrated Sciences and Arts, and an intercultural facilitator with the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at ASU.