Philip Wainwright is vice provost for global strategy and initiatives and director of the Claus M. Halle Institute for Global Learning at Emory University.  He holds a doctorate in modern British history from Stanford.

Wainwright began his distinguished and varied career in international education as a study abroad coordinator for Emory’s Center for International Programs Abroad (CIPA). He went on to become associate dean for international and summer programs at Emory College of Arts & Sciences, overseeing CIPA, Emory College Summer School, Emory Pre-College Program, and the Emory College Language Center.  Prior to arriving at Emory in 1996, Wainwright served as a lecturer and study abroad advisor at Stanford University. He has also taught as a visiting assistant professor in Emory’s Department of History.

He has been professionally active in a number of international education organizations, including NAFSA: Association of International Educators Trainer Corps, as SECUSSA (Section on U.S. Students Abroad) representative for NAFSA Region VII, on the SECUSSA Health and Safety subcommittee, and on the Forum on Education Abroad’s Committee on Standards of Good Practice in Study Abroad.

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