ACM welcomes Carol Dickerman as Director of International Study Programs. Her primary responsibility will be to manage and develop ACM’s international off-campus study programs in Botswana, Tanzania, India, Costa Rica, Brazil, Florence, and London. She will also work with faculty and staff at ACM colleges in creating new ACM programs.
Carol arrives at ACM from the University of Michigan, where she was Director of the Office of International Programs for 16 years, responsible for the administration of more than 80 study abroad programs for the University’s liberal arts and sciences undergraduates. Under her leadership, student enrollments and the number and variety of international programs at Michigan increased significantly. She also developed collaborative study abroad programs through CIC, the consortium of Big Ten universities plus the University of Chicago.
Carol is an Africanist, having earned her Ph.D. in African history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She managed grants and designed research projects in Africa and the Caribbean for the Land Tenure Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia. Carol has been active in the Forum on Education Abroad, NAFSA, and CIEE. She earned her undergraduate degree at Middlebury College.