Leah Mason, Ed.D.
Lead | Research, Evaluation & Learning Team
Dr. Mason oversees a portfolio of research projects for IIE and external clients. She has over fifteen years of experience in the fields of international and foreign language education in higher education. She previously led the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teacher Programs, Project Global Officer, and Language Training Centers. Dr. Mason earned her Ed.D. in International Educational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Research Analyst | Research, Evaluation & Learning Team
Jodi supports a variety of research and evaluation activities for projects including Generation Study Abroad, PEER, and the Graduate Learning Overseas (GLO) research. Prior to joining IIE in 2016, she served as Education Abroad Program Manager at AMIDEAST in Abu Dhabi, a research position supporting Middle East media research, and a program position supporting the International Visitor Leadership Program. Ms. Sanger has also volunteered as a virtual exchange senior facilitator for Soliya’s Connect Program since 2015. She received her master’s degree in Social Research from the Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, and bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of California San Diego.
Acknowledgements: We would like to acknowledge current and former IIE team members who contributed to the vision and success of the GLO project. Dr. Mirka Martel, Head of Research, Evaluation, and Learning provided overall guidance for the project. Dr. Rajika Bhandari and Dr. Christine Farrugia conceptualized the project and provided guidance for the project in its early stages. Julie Baer provided critical insight during the survey development and administration.