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Kathryn Mohrman


Prof Kathryn Mohrman is the Director of the University Design Consortium and a faculty member in the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University. Her career includes university leadership, international collaborations, U.S. higher education associations, research on public policy issues, and teaching from sixth grade to graduate students.

Career highlights include President of Colorado College; Dean for Undergraduate Studies at the University of Maryland-College Park; Associate Dean of the College, Brown University; Director of National Affairs at the Association of American Colleges; and guest scholar at the Brookings Institution.

International activities include Executive Director of the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, Johns Hopkins University; Fulbright Scholar in Japan, Korea, and Hong Kong; and member of a 30-person collaborative (representing 20 nations worldwide) looking at higher education issues in the 21st century.

Her research and teaching interests include public policy and higher education, the quest for world-class research universities, institutional effectiveness, curriculum design, and international exchanges. She is a co-author of "Reinventing the University" published by Glasnevin Publishing.