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Anthony Ogden, Ph.D, The Pennsylvania State University, 2010.  Director, UK Education Abroad

Dr. Ogden (vita in PDF) came to UK in 2010 from The Pennsylvania State University and now oversees education abroad for the University of Kentucky.  Originally from Kentucky, he earned his bachelor’s degree from Berea College and then later studied at the School for International Training (SIT) where he earned a master’s degree in International and Intercultural Management (MIIM).  Dr. Ogden completed his Ph.D. at The Pennsylvania State University in Educational Theory and Policy with a dual title in Comparative and International Education. 

Dr. Ogden’s research interests focus on the impact of education abroad experiences on developing greater awareness and capacity among undergraduate students for global citizenship.  Ogden’s recent research was published by VDM Publishing in 2010, Education Abroad and the Making of Global Citizens: Assessing Learning Outcomes Of Course-Embedded, Faculty-Led International Programming. Other  major publications include, “The View from the Veranda: Understanding Today’s Colonial Student” and “Ethnographic Inquiry: Reframing the Learning Core of Education Abroad.” Both were published in Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Education Abroad. Anthony also co-authored a chapter entitled, “Defining Terms for Use in Designing Outcomes Projects” in, A Guide to Outcomes Assessment in Education Abroad. He collaborated in developing a chapter on overseas program management for the third edition of NAFSA’s Guide to Education Abroad for Advisers and Administrators. Ogden most recently collaborated on the 2009 publication, A History of Study Abroad: 1965 to Present.

Ogden has been an active member of NAFSA: Association of International Educators since 1996, having co-facilitated numerous presentations and professional development workshops and has served as the chair of the Japan Special Interest Group. Ogden is also actively involved with The Forum on Education Abroad, having developed a new review type for the Forum’s Quality Improvement Program (QUIP) and served on the Glossary Task Force to develop standard definitions for terms regularly used in outcomes assessment research.