Kati Bell, EdD

Kati Bell


Senior International Officer and GEO Director

Global Education Office

Kati is the director of Global Education at Dominican University of California. She has been an international educator for over 20 years, working in universities in the U.S., Australia, and Ukraine. Kati’s experience includes establishing international exchange programs, co-creating diversity action plans, leading campus internationalization committees, and developing student learning outcomes for global learning programs. Her current research interests focus on implementing and assessing internationalization policy that reflects achievable curricular goals and outcomes for both international and domestic students.  


San Francisco State University, EdD, Leadership & Social Justice Education
San Francisco State University, MA, German Literature
Sacramento State University, BA, Germanic Studies
Undergraduate exchange student: Ruprecht-Karls Universität, Heidelberg, Germany

Honors and Awards

  • Chair, Diversity Abroad Leadership Symposium, 2018  
  • Chair, International Education Leadership Knowledge Committee, NAFSA, 2017  
  • Fulbright-Nehru Program Scholarship Award: Seminar for International Education Administrators, India, 2015 
  • American Council on Education and Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement, Institute For Leading Internationalization, Washington, D.C., 2013  
  • Invited to present research on U.S. Higher Education Internationalization and Equity at an international program in Berlin, Germany, 2013 

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