2016 NCICU Assessment Conference Featured Speaker

The NCICU Assessment Conference Planning Committee is pleased to announce Dr. Darla Deardorff as our featured speaker. This year's conference includes three (2) opportunities to learn from Dr. Deardorff:

  • Plenary Session: Intercultural competence: Emerging focus within higher education
  • Program Session: The changing paradigm of intercultural competence

Dr. Darla Deardorff

Darla Deardorff, expert of and widely published in international education, global leadership, and intercultural learning/assessment, is our keynote speaker. She is the current executive director of the Association of International Education Administrators, a national professional organization based at Duke University. In addition, she is an adjunct professor at North Carolina State University and at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (formerly Monterey Institute of International Studies),  a visiting professor at Meiji University Research Institute of International Education (RIIE) in Japan as well as at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa, visiting faculty at Shanghai International Studies University (SISU)  in China and at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in China,  is on faculty of Harvard University’s Future of Learning Institute and the prestigious Summer Institute of Intercultural Communication in Portland, Oregon. She has also been on the faculty of University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, and Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds- Metropolitan) in the United Kingdom.