Gary Rhodes, Ph.D. is Professor and Chair of the Graduate Education Division, Coordinator of the Higher Education Administration and Leadership (HEAL) Graduate Certificate Program & Director of the Center for Global Education in the College of Education at California State University at Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). Prior to that, he was Associate Dean, International and Senior International Officer at CSUDH (2015 – 2018). As Associate Dean and Senior International Officer at CSUDH, he increased ESL and International Student Enrollments using various methods, including the expansion of a global agent network. Prior to that: Director of the Center for Global Education at UCLA (2010 – 2015), Director of the Center for Global Education and Designed International Student Outreach at Loyola Marymount University (2004 – 2010), Interim Director of the University of California Education Abroad Program Office at UCLA (2003 - 2004), Director of the Center for Global Education at the University of Southern California (USC) (1998 – 2004); Program Coordinator in the Office of Overseas Studies (1989 – 1998) at USC; and Graduate Assistant and Interim Technical Advisor for the Support to Primary Education Project in Cameroon for USC (1988 – 1989). He is on the Executive Board of the US and International Pierre de Coubertin Committees (Coubertin is the founder of the Modern Olympics). As Director, Center for Global Education (www.globaled.us: 1998 – Present) he has been awarded many grants, done research, developed resources, & published and presented widely on education abroad issues; including health & safety, legal issues, integrated learning before, during & after study abroad, as well as international learning & understanding through the Olympic movement & the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. He received Fulbright Specialist Awards to India and South Africa. He earned his graduate degrees at USC and his undergraduate degree at the University of California at Santa Barbara.