John C. Weidman

  • Senior Fellow, IISE – 2004-Present. Director, IISE – 2004-2007

Dr. John C. Weidman is Professor of Higher and International Development Education. He is a former department Chair and Director of the Institute of International Studies in Education (IISE). He is also an affiliated faculty member of the area studies programs in the University Center for International Studies (UCIS). Prof. Weidman has held visiting faculty positions at Nagoya University (Visiting Research Fellow and Professor, Graduate School of International Development) in Japan (2011), Maseno University (UNESCO Chair of Higher Education Research, Institute of Research and Postgraduate Studies) in Kenya (1993-94), Augsburg University (Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Professor of the Sociology of Education in the Philosophical Faculty I) in Germany (1986-87), and Tel-Aviv University (Fulbright Inter-country Award, School of Education) in Israel (1987). In addition to graduate teaching, research and publication on issues of international as well as domestic education policy and management, he has consulted on education development projects in Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Viet Nam and Uzbekistan for the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and in Egypt, Indonesia, Kenya, Kosovo, South Africa and Zambia for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).