BTC Dean Speaks at Columbia University Teachers College
November 7, 2018
Dr. Ted Purinton, the Dean of the College, gave a lecture on International and Transcultural Studies at Columbia University’s Teachers College on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The topic of the lecture was transnational higher education. In the talk, the Bahrain Teachers College was presented as a transnational institution, one that structurally blends international and local policies and approaches. The lecture also focused on the dean’s recent book, American Universities Abroad: The Leadership of Independent Transnational Universities (American University in Cairo Press & Oxford University Press, 2017), as well as his upcoming book (Springer, in press) with co-author Dr. Jennifer Skaggs from the American University in Cairo, Globally-oriented Faculties of Education: A New Agenda for Internationalization.