About Us

Global Rice is overseen by the Vice President for Global and Digital Strategy and is supported by key partnerships between the Office of Global and Digital Strategy, the Office of Information Technology, and the Office of International Students and Scholars. Two standing committees also inform the work that is reflected on Global Rice.

Two committees advise on global activities

Faculty Global Engagement Advisory Committee:

  • Caroline Levander, Vice President of Global and Digital Strategies
  • Pedro Alvarez, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Gang Bao, Bioengineering
  • Amy Dunham, BioScience
  • Julie Fette, French Studies
  • Jeff Fleisher, Anthropology
  • Reto Geiser, Architecture
  • Moramay Lopez-Alonso, History
  • Seiichi Matsuda, Chemistry, Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies
  • Paul Padley, Physics and Astronomy
  • Jing Zhou, Jones Graduate School of Business

International Engagement Administrative Working Group:

  • Caroline Levander, Vice President for Global and Digital Strategies
  • Kathy Collins, Vice President for Finance
  • Fred Higgs, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
  • Richard Zansitis, Vice President and General Counsel
  • Yousif Shamoo, Vice Provost for Research
  • Seiichi Matsuda, Dean of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies