Judith Pennywell

Judith Pennywell

As the Director of the International Center at the University of Michigan, Dr. Judith Pennywell oversees international student, scholar, and employee services as well as global engagement and education abroad programming.  Judith has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of International Education Administration and Student Affairs, and has taught leadership and multicultural education courses.  Her professional background includes managing immigration services, education abroad, cultural programming, international recruitment, ESL, partnerships and agreements.  Judith earned a doctorate in Higher Education Leadership and Policy from Vanderbilt University with research focused on campus internationalization.  She studied abroad in Spain and South Africa, received a Fulbright Award to South Korea, and participated in a faculty fellowship in Qatar.  Judith is a board member of  Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) and has been an active member-leader in NAFSA: Association of International Educators.