Interim Associate Dean for Study Abroad and International Exchanges
Jason Kinnear is the interim associate dean for study abroad and international exchanges in the College of Arts and Sciences.
He is a passionate higher education executive with experience in education abroad, service-learning and community engagement, and program development and administration. Working in international education since 1998, he has held positions in international students & scholar services, education abroad, and service-learning at the University of Northern Colorado, Colorado State University, and the University of Missouri prior to arriving at UNC. These positions have focused on exchange, study abroad, faculty-led, service, and internship programs and touched on all aspects of education abroad program development and administration.
Kinnear is active in the NAFSA: Association of International Educators, previously holding state, regional, & national leadership positions and serving on the Work, Intern, Volunteer, & Research Abroad (WIVRA) Subcommittee and Trainer Corps. He also served on the Forum on Education Abroad Glossary (Second Edition) Task Force. Kinnear received a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Northern Colorado and is completing a PhD in Educational Leadership from Colorado State University.