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Dr. Dan Waite, Ph.D.
He is an expert in education policy, planning and administration. He currently serves as the Higher Education and Adult Learning Consultant for University X Labs. Previously, Executive Director of Intercultural Affairs; Chair – International Studies Department at Concordia University, Irvine.
He was the Senior Director; PESI Global Studies and the Founding Director, Center for Global Learning and Engagement and Assistant Professor, Global Studies at Azusa Pacific University. He served as the Research Coordinator and Office Manager at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Center for International and Development Education (CIDE) where he oversaw CIDE’s research, organizational development, strategy, technology, and website, managed CIDE’s Higher Education Database, a worldwide university mapping project. In this capacity, he also introduced and coordinated a series of seminars on topics of international higher education reform and conducted evaluations of the University of California (UC) Education Abroad Program (EAP) study abroad sites.
He has a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the study of International Higher Education, with emphasis in sociology and qualitative research. He also studied Chinese Language at Tsinghua University. He earned an Ed.M. from the prestigious Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, with an emphasis in the study of education administration, planning, and social policy. He also studied at Yonsei University.