CIHE Executive Committee

Christina Yao

Christina W. Yao (she/her/hers)

Chair (2022-2024) (Vice Chair, 2021-2022; Immediate Past Chair, 2024-2025)

Currently at:
University of South Carolina
Associate Professor of Higher Education

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Katie Koo

Katie Koo (she/her)

Vice Chair (2023-2024) (Chair, 2024-2026; Immediate Past Chair, 2026-2027)

Currently at:
University of Georgia
Associate Professor

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HyeJin Tina Yeo

HyeJin Tina Yeo (she/her)

Member-At-Large (2022-2024)

Currently at:
University of California, Los Angeles
Postdoctoral Scholar

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Mary Ann Bodine Al-Sharif

Mary Ann Bodine Al-Sharif (she/her/hers)

Member-At-Large (2023-2025)

Currently at:
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Assistant Professor of Higher Education

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Shinji Katsumoto (he/him/his)

Member-At-Large (2023-2025)

Currently at:
University of Iowa
Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Dr. Katsumoto is a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the University of Iowa. His research interests include international education, with a particular focus on international student success, internationalization of curriculum, and global university rankings. He received his M.A. in International Educational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University, and his Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies from the University of Iowa. His research has been published in various journals, such as AERA Open, Compare, Journal of College Student Development, Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, and Journal of Studies in International Education.

Brandon R. G. Smithr

Brandon R. G. Smith (he/him)

Graduate Student Liaison (2022-2024)

Currently at:
Michigan State University
PhD Candidate

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Hannah Minghui Hou

Hannah Minghui Hou (she/her/hers)

Communications Coordinator (2022-2024)

Currently at:
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Assistant Professor

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Past CIHE Chairs:

  • Antigoni Papadimitriou (2019-2023)
  • Hugo Garcia (2019-2020)
  • Blanca Torres-Olave (2017-2019)
  • Anna Smolentseva (2016-2017)
  • Kati Szelenyi (2015-2016)
  • Tatiaian Suspitsyna (2014-2015)
  • Brenden Cantwell (2013-2014)
  • David Hoffman (2012-2013)
  • Snejana Slantcheva-Durst (2011-2012)
  • Amy Metcalfe (2010-2011)
  • Jenny J. Lee (2009-2010)
  • Heather Eggins (2008-2009)
  • Reitu Mabokela (2007-2008)
  • Mary Ann Sagaria (2006-2007)
  • Simon Marginson (2005-2006)
  • Jussi Valimaa & Simon Marginson (2004-2005)
  • Judith Glazer-Raymo (2003-2004)
  • Dorothy Finnegan (2002-2003)
  • Gary Rhodes (2001-2002)
  • Susan Twombly (2000-2001)
  • James Forest (1999-2000)
  • Pauls Sabloff (1998-1999)
  • Ann Morey (1997-1998)
  • Ken Kempner (1995-1997)