Global Academic Committee

Academic Members

Rosanne Altstatt, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, National and International Scholarships Office, Honors College
Phone: (765) 496-1303

Stephen Byrn, Ph.D.
Charles B. Jordan Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy
Phone: (765) 714-2808

Liping A. Cai, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, College of Health and Human Sciences
Phone: (765) 494-9940

Indrajeet Chaubey, Ph.D.
Associate Dean and Director of International Programs, College of Agriculture
Phone: (765) 494-2780

George T. C. Chiu, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Office of Global Programs and Partnerships, College of Engineering
Phone: (765) 494-2688

Robert F. Cox, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Globalization, Purdue Polytechnic Institute
Phone: (765) 494-7939

Joel Ebarb, M.F.A.
Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and International Programs, College of Liberal Arts
Phone: (765) 494-0934

Kathryn M. Obenchain, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Learning, Engagement and Global Initiatives, College of Education
Phone: (765) 494-0019

David Schoorman, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Executive Education and Global Programs, Krannert School of Management
Phone: (765) 494-4391

William Smith, II, M.A.
Director, International Programs, College of Veterinary Medicine
Phone: (765) 496-2930

Elizabeth J. Taparowsky, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, College of Science
Phone: (765) 494-7978

Administrative Members

E. Daniel Hirleman, Ph.D.
Chairman of Global Academic Committee and Chief Corporate and Global Partnerships Officer and Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Phone: (765) 494-9095

Cheryl Altinkemer, M.A.
Associate Vice President for International Advancement, University Development Office, Purdue Research Foundation
Phone: (765) 494-8218

Heidi Arola, M.S.
Managing Director for Global Partnerships and India Engagement Coordinator, Office of Corporate and Global Partnerships
Phone: (765) 496-0563

Michael Brzezinski, Ph.D.
Dean of International Programs and Director of the Center for Intercultural Learning, Mentorship, Assessment and Research (CILMAR), OCGP
Phone: (765) 494-9399

Alok Chaturvedi, Ph.D.
Prof. of Management and Dir., Inst. for Social Empowerment through Entrepreneurship & Knowledge (ISEEK), Krannert, OCGP Global Faculty Fellow Emeritus
Phone: (765) 494-9048

David Janes, Ph.D.
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, OCGP Global Faculty Fellow Emeritus
Phone: (765) 494-9263

Christopher J. Lukasik, Ph.D.
Provost’s Fellow, Faculty Fulbright Awards, Associate Professor, English and American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
Phone: (765) 494-6002

Suzanne Nielsen, Ph.D.
150th Anniversary Professor and Professor of Food Science, College of Agriculture, Global Faculty Fellow, Office of Corporate and Global Partnerships
Phone: (765) 496-1727

Crystal Seibert, MBA
Global Support Manager, Managerial Accounting Services
Phone: (765) 494-7921

Gerald (Jerry) Shively, Ph.D.
Professor of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, Fellow for Global Affairs, OEVPRP
Phone: (765) 494-4218

Juan Velásquez, Ph.D.
Managing Director for Colombia Purdue Partnership, Office of Corporate and Global Partnerships
Phone: (765) 496-0149

Cliff Wojtalewicz, M.S.
Assistant Director of Discovery Park
Phone: (765) 496-3961

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