Julie Andreshak-Behrman, PhD
Julie has been involved in international education for twenty years, first as a student, and then as administrator, researcher and teacher. Her experience abroad includes study in France and teaching in Poland. She served as a teacher-trainer in the US Peace Corps in Morocco prior to obtaining her PhD in Comparative and International Education at the University of Minnesota. Julie’s BA degree is in International Relations and her MS in Curriculum & Instruction, ESL; both degrees are from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Julie is also a certified French and ESL teacher.
As Chief Academic Officer, Julie oversees all aspects of Academics and Experiential Education in London, Dublin and Amman. Her remit includes quality assurance, academic policy and procedure, program and curriculum review and accreditation efforts as well as developing and maintaining academic partnerships within the UK, Europe and beyond. Julie is a member of FIE’s Senior Leadership Team.
Julie is a 2010 graduate of Le Cordon Bleu, London, earning her Diplôme de Cuisine. Julie teaches the Food, Society and Culture in Britain course. She also acts as a peer reviewer for educational oversight in the private higher education sector for the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).
After relocating to London in 2001, Julie worked as a research fellow in widening participation and as a program director and instructor for other study abroad and internship programs. She has been with FIE since 2005.