Sydney Van Morgan, Administrative Director for the Office of International Centers & Programs, holds a PhD in government from Cornell University and has taught courses on European comparative political sociology, ethnic violence, and political parties. As director of the International Studies Program, she is responsible for the academic coordination of six stakeholder departments in the Humanities and Social Sciences, establishing the curriculum for the major in collaboration with these departments, and the supervision of a complex advising system for more than 400 undergraduate majors. She also administers the BA/MA Program with the Paul H. Nitze School for Advanced International Studies in DC, the Junior Year/Semester Abroad Program at SAIS Europe in Bologna, the Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Program, and a range of activities associated with the Aronson Center for International Studies.
Dr. Van Morgan is actively involved in several professional organizations in the field of international education, where she has presented papers on topics such as evaluation practices and enrollment trends in international studies.
Read the interview with Dr. Van Morgan in the Foreign Affairs Symposium.