Dr. Alex Akulli
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Director, Center for International Studies
Dr. Alex Akulli joined the University of South Carolina Upstate in 2016 to serve as director of the Center for International Studies. He has served in international higher education for more than a decade, working with faculty to develop education-abroad programs, leading campus internationalization initiatives, establishing global partnerships, and managing support services for international students and scholars. Dr. Akulli received his Ph.D. in higher, adult, and lifelong education from Michigan State University. He has traveled and served abroad in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe. In addition to teaching, Dr. Akulli has presented his research on international education at national and international conferences.