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Jonathan Achter

Jonathan Achter

Title: Assistant Director for Academic and Student Affairs

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, and Operations

Admissions Inquiries: Prospective external applicants, please email us or call (650.721.7961). 

Current Stanford students:  To discuss coterm, dual, or joint degree programs, please email me or call (650.725.9155). You may also feel free to schedule an appointment via my office hours link.

Advising Office Hours: https://meetme.so/jjachter

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