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Nomination Details

The Principal Center for Global Citizenship annually invites nominations for the Global Scholar Practitioner-in-Residence program.

The Center is seeking to attract talented individuals from academia or the professions who have outstanding international expertise to teach a course, mentor students, give public lectures, work on joint research with faculty, and aid the global capacity-building of the institution through fruitful external collaborations. Nominations are not currently open for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Contact Annique Kiel, Executive Director of Global Engagement and International Programs, to inquire about the next call for nominations. 

Nomination Instructions

Candidates should be nominated by the academic unit to which they will be attached. Please submit the following supporting materials: 

  • A nomination letter discussing the qualifications of the candidate and expected contributions to the department and University as a whole
  • Candidate’s biographical information
  • A letter of interest from the candidate
  • A letter of support from the department chair and college/school dean, including how the scholar advances departmental and college/school strategic goals related to internationalization

Nominations should be directed to Annique Kiel, Executive director of Global Engagement and International Programs. Preference will be given to practitioners or scholars from one of Drake’s global partners. Units considering a nomination are encouraged to consult with Annique prior to submission.

Among the criteria to be considered for the nominee:

  1. A record of recognized international leadership and distinguished professional accomplishment in any field.
  2. A documented commitment to international understanding and global citizenship.
  3. An ability to bring unique perspectives and experiences to bear in relation to relating to Drake faculty, staff, students and members of the local community.
  4. A willingness and ability to offer courses that complement the existing curriculum and meet rigorous academic standards.

In recognition of their contributions, Global Practitioners/Scholars receive a stipend, a travel allowance, an appropriate workspace in the host college/school, and access to university facilities. Global Practitioners/Scholars will be affiliated with an appropriate academic unit for at least one semester and offer at least one course per term.