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Rob Glew Associate Dean for Academic Programs
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Biography: Dr. Robert Glew is Associate Dean for Academic Programs in the Office for International Studies and Programs at Michigan State University.

Dr. Glew, a cultural anthropologist, has 30 years of experience working on issues of international development in the areas of coping and livelihood strategies, education, health, political and social change, and identity politics. He has co-directed successful collaborative projects with university, NGO, and governmental partners in Burkina Faso, China, Ghana, Iraq, Mali, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Tanzania. Dr. Glew also serves as the director of the Tanzania Partnership Program, and professor of international development studies at MSU.

Dr. Glew earned his BA and MA in African Languages and Literature from the University of Wisconsin—Madison and a PhD in Anthropology from Michigan State University. He has taught courses on international development, cultural change, and socio-cultural diversity. He also speaks French and Hausa and has studied Fulfulde.

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Ashley Green Assistant Dean of Administration
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Biography: Dr. Ashley Green is the assistant dean of administration at MSU's International Studies and Programs. In this role, Dr. Green provides leadership in the implementation and administration of international programs and global initiatives that advance and strengthen university wide missions related to research, instructional, outreach and engagement activities. She oversees a variety of administrative functions including international partnership processes and protocols.

As ISP’s director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, she is tasked with ensuring that the global dimension is integrated into campus DEI efforts and activities. She created and chairs a cross-campus Global DEI Task Force charged with developing campus resources to reinforce inclusive practices in a global context. Dr. Green also serves as the Principal Investigator and Director of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, Fulbright Programs, and Peace Corps.

Before coming to ISP, Dr. Green was the director of scholarships for the National and International Fellowships and Scholarships Office within MSU's Honors College, where she led the daily operations of the office and assisted students in pursing national and international funding awards. Before joining NIFS, Dr. Green was the program manager for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship program in the Center for Advanced Study of International Development within ISP. Her higher education administration experience also includes roles at Grand Valley State University, the University of Toledo and the University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Green earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from MSU; a master's degree in higher education student affairs from the University of Toledo; and a doctorate in educational leadership and administration from Western Michigan University. Her doctoral research and dissertation focused on the experiences and motivation of successful African American first generation college students.

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Steve Hanson Associate Provost and Dean
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Biography: Steven Hanson is associate provost and dean of International Studies and Programs (ISP) at Michigan State University. He has been involved with ISP administration since 2009, previously serving as assistant dean and then interim dean before his appointment to ISP’s top leadership position in 2014.

Hanson leads MSU's international programming efforts, including multidisciplinary and multicollege research, education and capacity building, and global strategic partnerships. He oversees more than 20 international offices and programs at MSU, guiding research and activities that positively impact critical global issues.

Hanson has refocused MSU’s global engagement to be increasingly data-driven and impact-oriented, shaping an international strategy that leverages the university’s strengths in thematic and regional expertise with a highly collaborative partnership approach. This strategy has led to the creation of a number of innovative global strategic initiatives, including the Alliance for African Partnership, AsiaNexus, and the Global Youth Advancement Network.

Hanson first joined MSU in 1988 in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics. From 2003-2014, he served as chair of AFRE, leading one of the most productive and highly ranked departments in the country. His research focuses on risk management with financial contracts and the valuation of financial contracts and assets, such as land. Hanson has taught graduate and undergraduate financial economics and management courses and his work has been published in leading journals such as the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and the Journal of Empirical Finance. Hanson received his Ph.D. in agricultural economics from Iowa State University.

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