Professor of education invited to give presentations in England

August 19, 2011

Beverly Lindsay, professor and senior scientist of higher education and international policy studies, was recently invited to give three major presentations in England. All three presentations were given during summer 2011 and focused on areas of her expertise in education.

One presentation, titled “Challenges to Peace and Conflict Resolution for Universities During Social Upheavals and Terrorism,” was given at Green Templeton College of Oxford University to an invited college-wide symposium and featured highlights from a book, titled "Terrorism’s Unanswered Questions," that Lindsay co-authored and co-edited.

Another presentation, titled “Universities and Global Diversity in a Geopolitical Era,” was an invited keynote presentation at the University of Bristol Educational Festival in Bristol. It featured highlights from another book she co-authored and co-edited, titled "Universities and Global Diversity: Preparing Educators for Tomorrow."

Lindsay also gave a presentation, “University Engagement in Domestic and International Venues: Future Paradigms from New Orleans and England?” to the Institute of Education of the University of London. Lindsay holds the position of invited visiting professor at the institute. She was invited to fill this position based on her research in which she focused on university engagement involving two private universities in New Orleans during the post-Katrina era and evolving university engagement in English universities.

“An exciting and new part was advising doctoral students in England and helping them prepare for their ‘viva’,” Lindsay said. “A viva is roughly equivalent to an American Ph.D., only much more arduous.”

Lindsay also holds the position of inaugural university fellow and professor at Dillard University in New Orleans. This position required research that focused on university engagement in addition to assisting in the development of a University Gulf Coast Policy Center to guide leadership efforts to build peaceful and responsive environments post-Katrina.

Lindsay received her doctoral degree in administration and management and in program development and evaluation from American University in Washington, D.C. Some of her other professional experiences include being a visiting professor at the University of West Indies-Mona Kingston in Jamaica; being awarded Fulbright scholarships to Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Korea; being named an academic fellow by the Foundation for Democracies and traveling to Israel; and being named an executive fellow and professor of multi-track diplomacy and international policy administration for the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy in Washington, D.C.

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