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Jonathan Achter

Jonathan Achter

Jonathan has been with the Ford Dorsey Program in International Policy Studies since November 2005. Previously he worked in international education and study abroad at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Iowa State University.  His international study, work, and program leadership destinations include Australia, Mexico, Spain, and the United Kingdom. He holds a master's degree in educational leadership and policy studies, specializing in student development, from Iowa State University. Additionally, he completed his doctoral coursework at the University of Minnesota, which focused on higher education leadership, policy, and development for international educators.  He enjoys music, hiking, camping, soccer, tennis, wine tasting, and traveling.

Responsibilities: Academic Administration, Student Services and Advising, Admissions, Major Events

Admissions Inquiries: Prospective external applicants, please contact IPS via or 650.721.7961. 

Current Stanford students who are exploring a coterm, dual, or joint degree, please contact me via email or 650.725.9155. You may also feel free to schedule an appointment via my office hours link.

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