Joan Straumanis

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INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL PROJECTS

Canada International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, Montreal, 2015.
France Session chair, International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, Montpellier, 2013.


American Studies conference, Paris, 2011.
Spain American Studies conferences and university visits, 2011.
Germany Representative of the U.S. National Science Foundation, Spatial Cognition conference, Freiburg, 2009.
China Consultant, designer, report author, project to create a new American-style university for Nanjing; a partnership between American University (Washington DC), the Coordinating Council for International Universities and Jiangsu Province, 2005.


Invited delegate, professional visit by American philosophers to ten universities in Shanghai, Nanjing, Suzhou, and Beijing, People to People Ambassadors program, 2000.
Bulgaria Candidate for president of the American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, 2005.
Egypt Invited delegate, Global Peace Initiative, invited by First Lady Suzanne Mubarak; People to People Ambassadors program, 2003.
Kenya Consultant, Global Service Corps of the Earth Island Institute; evaluated NGO agriculture service projects, negotiated AIDS education collaboration with Kenyan government, 1999.
Greece Lectured on Greek philosophy to Smithsonian tour group; evaluated FIPSE archeology project, 1998.
Australia Developed, inspected, evaluated study abroad programs, Sydney and Melbourne; Rollins College, Lehigh University, Antioch College, 1987 – 1998.
Thailand Graduate student recruitment, Lehigh University, 1996, 1997.
Singapore Graduate student recruitment, Lehigh University, 1996, 1997.
Malaysia Graduate student recruitment, Lehigh University, 1996.
U.S.S.R./Russia


Establishing educational exchanges, Moscow, St. Petersburg; Association of American Colleges and Universities, 1993.
Arranged visit of Ukrainian faculty member to teach at Rollins College, funded by Rotary Clubs of Central Florida, 1989 – 1990.
Invited participant in delegation of eight American college deans; visited Universities of Leningrad, Moscow and Odessa; funded by Corliss Lamont Foundation and participating institutions, 1987.
Mexico

Negotiated, established, evaluated study abroad contracts with Mexican universities, Merida; Rollins College, 1986 – 1992.
Co-leader, month-long study/travel course (archeology, culture); Denison University, 1976.

U.K. Inspected, evaluated study abroad programs in Scotland, England and Ireland; Kenyon College, 1985.
Sabbatical: Visiting Research Professor of Philosophy, University of Bristol, 1980.
Colombia Inspected, evaluated study abroad program, Bogota, Great Lakes Colleges Association, 1984.
Turkey Leader of 28-person month-long travel course (archeology, history); Denison University, 1973.


PERSONAL INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

Mexico (2016, 2014, 2011, 2010), India (2015), Cuba (2015), Latvia (2015), Lithuania (2015), Estonia (2015), Spain (2014, 2001), Canada (2014), Peru (2014), Brazil (2014), Argentina (2014), Chile and Rapa Nui (Easter Island) (2014), Honduras (2014), Belize (2014), France (2013), Indonesia (2013), Singapore (2013), Thailand (2013), Viet Nam (2103), Cambodia (2013), Costa Rica (2012), Malaysian Borneo (2012), Japan (2011), Morocco (2009-10), Czech Republic (2006), Serbia (2006), Croatia (2006), Hungary (2006), Netherlands (2003, 1996), Italy (2000), Kenya (1999), Tanzania (1999), Israel (1998), Jordan (1998), Palestine (1998), Poland (1996), England (1995), France (1980), Jamaica (1965).


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