ANAHEI Awards Winners

ANAHEI Awards Winners

Association of North America Higher Education International (ANAHEI) solicited nominations for:

  1. Patrick J. Moreo Global Educational Leadership Award

Patrick J. Moreo Global Education Leadership Award honors the contributions of an educator to international education leadership on a global scale. The Awardee will have had a lengthy commitment to the field as demonstrated by leadership positions in, and significant contributions to, organizations that foster global educational leadership. This award is named after Dr. Patrick J. Moreo, Dean, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. Dr. Patrick J. Moreo has been an educational leader for more than 25 years, serving in positions at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Oklahoma State University, New Mexico State University and Penn State University. He is book summary currently serving as the Dean of the College of Hospitality and Tourism Leadership at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. Dr. Moreo is dedicated to internationalizing education at the student and faculty level. In his tenure, he has created and continues to create numerous global programs for students that reach beyond the classroom. He is also a mentor, guide, and advisor to many doctoral students from around the world. This award was created to honor his excellence and dedication to global education.

2. ANAHEI Research Leadership Award - Global Issues

ANAHEI Research Leadership Award honors the contributions of an educator to research in the field of global issues and/or education. The awardee should be conducting, publishing research that focuses on global issues and education, be involved in buy essay club leadership activities in research in global issues and/or education (e.g. editing a journal, serving on editorial boards, serving on scientific committees of global conferences), disseminating his/her research in international outlets, therefore, allowing his/her research to impact our society, mentoring of graduate students, helping them advance in their research careers in international education. The Awardee will have had a lengthy commitment to the field as demonstrated by research publications in global issues and/or education.

3. Waynne B. James Outstanding Dissertation Award - Global Education

Waynne James Outstanding Dissertation Award - Global Education honors an individual whose dissertation makes an outstanding contribution to the field of global education. To be considered outstanding, the dissertation should make an interesting contribution to advancing new ideas or new frameworks of thinking in the field of global education; strongly incorporate relevant theoretical and empirical literature; demonstrate appropriate analysis and interpretation of the research results; offer interesting (and warranted) inferences regarding the theoretical and applied implications of the findings and suggest promising directions for future research; and logically, succinctly, and clearly present the ideas.

Judging Panel for ANAHEI

ANAHEI received numerous outstanding nominations in each category. The winners were determined by the panel of judges formed from the Editorial Board of the Journal of Global Education and Research.

The judging panel for ANAHEI awards included:

Dr. Beard, Audrey, Dean, North Carolina Central University, USA
Dr. Bloom, Lisa, Endowed Professor/Chair, Western Carolina University, USA
Dr. Cherrington, Sue, Associate Dean, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Dr. Cobanoglu, Cihan, Professor, College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, USA
Dr. Fischetti, John, Dean, University of Newcastle, Australia
Dr. Frederick, Alfred, Endowed Professor/Chair, State University of New York at Oswego, USA
Dr. James, Waynne, Professor, University of South Florida, USA
Dr. Kim, Yen-Soon, Associate Professor, William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
Dr. Lo, Deborah , Dean & Professor, University of Alaska Southeast, USA
Dr. Moreo, Patrick J., Dean, College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, USA
Dr. Rasoolimanesh, S. Mostafa, Senior Lecturer, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Dr. Tilleczek, Kate, Endowed Professor/Chair, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada
Dr. Viers, Christopher, Associate Vice President, Indiana University, USA
Dr. Wilcox, Deborah, Endowed Professor/Chair, Antioch University Midwest, USA


2018 ANAHEI Award Winners

Patrick J. Moreo Global Education Leadership Award  ANAHEI Research Leadership Award - Global Issues Waynne B. James Outstanding Dissertation Award - Global Education
Dr. Roger Brindley, Vice President for USF World, University of South Florida, USA

In his work at USF World, he is responsible for helping USF further develop international partnership and policies. This helps the university as they seek to broaden international engagement and extend international teaching and research endeavors. His research focuses on teacher beliefs and practices. A USF professor for 20 years, Brindley has received the Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award and the USF President's Award for Faculty Excellence, and he was identified as an Honored Professor by the National Society of Collegiate Scholars in 2001. Brindley has written numerous articles in North American and European publications on policy and practice in higher education, has served as editor for three national/international journals, and frequently speaks at international conferences around the world.

Dr. Carlos Alberto Torres, Professor of Social Sciences and Comparative Education, and former Director of the UCLA-Latin American Center

He is a political sociologist of education. He is also the Founding Director of the Paulo Freire Institute in São Paulo, Brazil; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and UCLA. Dr. Torres has been a Visiting Professor in universities in North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. He has lectured throughout Latin America and the United States, and in universities in England, Japan, Italy, Spain, Tanzania, Finland, Mozambique, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica, Portugal, Taiwan, Korea, Sweden and South Africa.

Dr. Eyad Alfattal, Senior Coordinator of International Programs at CSUSB

He recently completed his doctorate degree in educational leadership at California State University, San Bernardino. Dr. Alfattal began his doctoral program in September 2014 and completed the program in three years where he received outstanding commendations on his dissertation entitled, Globalization, internationalization, marketing, and college choice: Key factors affecting international students’ mobility. His dissertation uses advanced qualitative and quantitative research methods, and it introduces a new theory that explains students’ cross-national mobility, the Essence-Controllers Model. Dr. Alfattal has extensive experiences living, studying, teaching, and leading educational programs in a number of countries around the world.

2017 ANAHEI Award Winners

Patrick J. Moreo Global Education Leadership Award ANAHEI Research Leadership Award - Global Issues Waynne B. James Outstanding Dissertation Award - Global Education
Mr. Enver Yucel, Chairman of Board of Trustees of Bahcesehir University

Mr. Yucel has been an educational entrepreneur for 45 years receiving awards from Turkish National Grand Assembly and Secretary General of UN for his contributions to global education. He established 6 universities in 3 continents, 150 K-12 schools and is serving 150.000 students internationally. He offers scholarships to students in-need, including Syrian refugees, that is worth of $2.5 million each year.

Dr. Rita Verma is an Associate Professor in Social Studies Education and Peace Studies at Adelphi University.

She completed her doctoral studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her work is disseminated widely in various journals and books. In 2008 her work article on controversial teaching inRadical Teacher was highlighted in Controversies in the Classroom: A Radical Teacher Reader.   Dr. Verma is the author ofBacklash: South Asian Immigrant Voices on the Margins, Be the Change: Teacher, Activist, Global Citizen (Peter Lang 2010) and most recently she has authored an award winning book entitled Critical Peace Education and Global Citizenship: Narratives from the Unofficial Curriculum.  Dr. Verma collaborates with NGOs on curriculum development and participates in various steering committees at the United Nations on global citizenship education.

Dr. Sarah Lange is an Academic Counsellor at the Professorship of Primary Didactics at the Institute of Education at the University of Bamberg.

After completing her teacher training for primary schools at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg she was holder of a PhD scholarship from the Elite Network Bavaria. She completed her PhD in 2015 at the University of Bamberg, were she currently is a Post-Doc researcher. Her current research focuses on multilingualism in primary school, educational quality, teacher professionalism, empirical research in development cooperation countries and International and Comparative Education.