Category: Global Learning Across the Curriculum

WeavWeaving Language and Global Competencies Throughout the Curricula

Wednesday, May 31
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Table 11

This poster will showcase Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Program grant outcomes. Participants will learn about what worked, what didn’t, and why uniting three colleges across five themes created opportunities for international education programming.

Richard R. Marcus

Director and Professor
California State University-Long Beach International Studies Program
Long Beach, CA

Richard R. Marcus is Professor and Director of the Global Studies Institute and the International Studies Program at California State University, Long Beach.  He completed his PhD in Comparative Politics (University of Florida) and Postdoctorate in Global Studies (Yale University). Dr. Marcus is multilingual and has worked in Madagascar, Kenya, Israel, Uganda, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, France, Guatemala, and Ecuador. His recent book is titled The Politics of Institutional Failure in Madagascar’s Third Republic (Rowman Littlefield/Lexington in 2016). Dr. Marcus is an active member of NAFSA, the International Studies Association, African Studies Association, and the African Politics Conference Group (APCG). He is currently the Principal Investigator on grants from NSF and the U.S. Department of Education Title VI UISFL, and has been a frequent consultant or advisor for the World Bank, UN, USAID, and other organizations. As director of GSI he has led campus efforts in curriculum internationalization and campus research on global learning outcomes and assessment. Dr. Marcus long chaired the CSULB International Education Committee and the CSU System-wide Academic Council for International Programs, and serves as a CORE Evaluator for Global Studies course transfer between California Community Colleges and CSU campuses.