Laura E. Rumbley

Boston College

Laura E. Rumbley is associate director of the Center for International Higher Education, and is also Assistant Professor of the Practice within the Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education at Boston College. Laura was previously deputy director of the Academic Cooperation Association (ACA), a Brussels-based think tank focused on issues of internationalization and innovation in European higher education. She has authored and co-authored a number of publications, including the foundational document for the 2009 UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education, Trends in Global Higher Education: Tracking an Academic Revolution.

Laura currently serves as a co-editor of the Journal of Studies in International Education. She is active in the European Association for International Education (EAIE), where she is chair of the Publications Committee. Laura received her PhD from Boston College following completion of a dissertation focused on internationalization in the universities of Spain.