Heidi Whitford, PhD

Associate Professor

PhD, Higher Education Administration, New York University
MEd, International Education Policy, Harvard University
BA, International Studies, University of Florida

Dr. Whitford holds a PhD in Higher Education Administration from New York University, an MEd in International Education Policy from Harvard University, and a BA in International Studies from the University of Florida. Prior to joining the Barry University faculty, she taught at LaGuardia Community College in New York and at New York University. In addition, she was a program officer at the Institute of International Education for the Fulbright International Exchange Program and later served as a consultant for international higher education research projects at the Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy at New York University. Her research and professional interests include the internationalization of higher education, experiential education and service learning, student success and engagement, student activism, and history of education. She is an active member and has presented at the annual conferences of the American Educational Research Association, and the Association for the Study of Higher Education and the Comparative and International Education Society.