Barton Carlyle works through a global representation of outstanding Associates. All our Associates are experts in various aspects of international education, and all have significant experience in the field. In 2018 we were paticularly proud to have signed up three extraordinarily accomplished colleagues and international education thought leaders in the USA. Their insight into the challenges faced by US international education and the opportunities for change and growth will help our ongoing work with clients in the USA, read on below to find out more about each of them. You can access their full profiles, alongside those of all our wonderful associates, by clicking here.
David L Di Maria
David has more than 15 years of experience in international education. He has held leadership positions in the USA with various universities ranging from a mid-sized comprehensive to a public flagship.
David is the author, co-author or editor of nearly 40 publications, including NAFSA’s best-selling book, Managing a Successful International Admissions Office. He has presented more than 100 sessions, workshops and keynotes at regional, national and international conferences. He has also held several elected leadership positions within major professional associations, including President of the American International Recruitment Council, Chair of NAFSA’s International Enrollment Management Knowledge Community and Executive Committee Member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ Commission on International Initiatives..
David’s areas of specialization include strategic planning for internationalization, international student recruitment, lean process improvement, international student and scholar services and strategic international partnerships. He is based in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. area, where he currently serves as Associate Vice Provost for International Education at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Matthew is a seasoned international education leader with nearly 15 years of experience. His interest in the field began after his own transformative study abroad experiences allowed him to understand the value of a global education and diplomacy.
Matt possesses a unique blend of professional experience in international education. He’s held senior leadership roles at three different Paul Simon Award winning campuses including two public U.S. flagship universities and one private liberal arts college. His areas of expertise include international student recruitment, admission operations, campus support services, and strategic planning for comprehensive internationalization. He currently serves as Director of Admissions at Concordia College has a proven track record for delivering enrollment and data-informed results.
Matt’s been a long-standing member of NAFSA member where he serves as Chair of NAFSA’s Knowledge Community for International Enrollment Management team. His past involvement with NAFSA includes presenting on numerous topics, mentoring and authoring/co-authoring publications.
Ann has over 20 years’ experience in international education, higher education administration and US-Latin America academic cooperation. She directs her own consulting firm, Mason Education Group, based in Bogotá, Colombia. Her previous positions include Executive Director of the US-Colombia Fulbright Commission, and Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at the University of the Andes, both in Bogotá.
Ann advises universities, government entities and non-profits on all aspects of global higher education engagement, with particular expertise in strategy development, organizational assessment, strategic partnership development, and the design, delivery and evaluation of international education programs. Ann’s client list includes the US Embassy in Bogotá, IIE, the World Bank, the Land Grant University Colombia Consortium, and universities and government entities in Latin America.
She serves on the boards of directors of the University of Rosario and the US-Colombia Binational Center, is a member of the Accreditation Standards Steering Committee of NASPAA, and was chair of NAFSA’s Teaching, Learning and Scholarship Knowledge Community and Latin American Forum. Ann received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and holds a PhD in political science from Yale University.
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