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June 25, 26, 27, 2024 @ The Rizzo Center, Chapel Hill

3.0 CEU offered

Cost: $625

Support Provided By:

The Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs
The Office of the Provost

Today’s globally connected world requires that we prepare students to become globally competent citizens who are able to work collaboratively across cultures. UNC World View’s Global Education Leaders Program, held in Chapel Hill, brings together current and aspiring leaders from K-12 schools, districts, and community colleges. Together we will examine global issues that impact students and their communities. Participants are led by expert university faculty as they engage in dialogue about key global topics and explore leadership strategies to support global education initiatives in classrooms and schools.

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TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2024

8:00 a.m. Registration; Coffee and Light Refreshments
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:30 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. Learning into Action
Charlé LaMonica, Director, UNC World View
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Engaging Difference in Cross-Cultural Communication
Tim Flood, Clinical Associate Professor of Management and Corporate Communication,
Kenan-Flagler Business School, UNC-Chapel Hill
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Transition to Main Room (Room 240, McLean Hall)
1:25 p.m. Global Trivia Game
1:30 p.m. Applying Culturally Competent Leadership Strategies
Tim Flood, Clinical Associate Professor of Management and Corporate Communication,
Kenan Flagler Business School, UNC-Chapel Hill
4:00 p.m. Adjourn Until Evening Activity
6:00 p.m. Dinner
North Carolina Botanical Garden
8:00 p.m. Adjourn



8:00 a.m. Coffee and Light Refreshments
8:30 a.m. Teaching and Learning Conversations
9:00 a.m. Three Important Aspects of U.S. –  Japan Relations
Morgan Pitelka, Bernard L. Herman Distinguished Professor, Department of History, UNC-Chapel Hill
9:45 a.m. Global Trivia Game and Break
10:00 a.m. EU Institutions and Politics: An Overview
Robert Jenkins, Teaching Professor, Department of Political Science, UNC-Chapel Hill
10:45 a.m.


11:00 a.m. Contemporary Latin American Political Trends and Challenges
Jonathan Hartlyn, Kenneth J. Reckford Professor of Political Science,
Department of Political Science, UNC-Chapel Hill
11:45 a.m. Announcements and Class Representative Election
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Transition to Main Room (Room 240, McLean Hall)
1:30 p.m. Heart to Heart: The North Carolina-Moldova Connection
Elaine Marshall, Secretary of State of North Carolina
2:15 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. Understanding EU institutions through Climate Change Policies
Robert Jenkins, Teaching Professor, Department of Political Science, UNC-Chapel Hill
3:30 p.m. Book Chat Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology (by Chris Miller)
Charlé LaMonica, Director, UNC World View
3:45 p.m. Creating the Vision
Charlé LaMonica, Director, UNC World View
4:15 p.m. Adjourn for the Day



8:00 a.m. Coffee and Light Refreshments
8:30 a.m. Teaching and Learning Conversations
9:00 a.m. What the World Needs Now: Strategic Leadership with a Global PerspectiveRobin Dorff, Senior Advisor, Gables Group Strategies, Inc. and as Managing Director of Gables Group Germany, GmbH
9:45 a.m. Global Trivia Game and Break
10:00 a.m. Preparing our Future Leaders: Needs for the Workforce in a Global SocietyTimothy Humphrey, Chief Analytics Officer, IBM
10:45 a.m. Collaborating with UNC World View
Hazael Andrew, Associate Director, UNC World View
11:00 a.m. Action Planning
Charlé LaMonica, Director, UNC World View
11:30 a.m. Evaluation, Final Thoughts, and Group Photo
Charlé LaMonica, Director, UNC World View
12:00 p.m. Celebratory Luncheon

Welcome AddressCharlé LaMonica, Director, UNC World View

What Are You Going to Do with What You’ve Learned and Why Do You Think It Matters?Lisa Chapman, President, Central Carolina Community College

Class Representative Remarks

Presentation of Certificates

Reflection and Closing Remarks
Charlé LaMonica, Director, UNC World View

2:00 p.m. Adjourn

Featured Speakers


Hazael Andrew is the Associate Director of UNC World View. As part of his role, Hazael plans and administers professional development programs for K-12 and community college educators. He collaborates with 31 community colleges in North Carolina and Florida on the Scholar of Global Distinction program, a program where community colleges and their faculty commit to develop and offer globally intensive courses and activities through which students can earn a global distinction credential from UNC World View. Hazael’ s educational background includes a Ph.D. in Educational Studies with a concentration in Cultural Foundations from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, an MBA in Finance from Mississippi State University, and a dual bachelor’s degree in Managerial Economics and Finance from Fayetteville State University.


Lisa Chapman has been in the North Carolina Community College System for thirty-six years. She currently serves as the president of Central Carolina Community College (CCCC), a position she has held since April 2019.She began her career as a biologist at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, followed by several years at CCCC. Her tenure at the college included serving as a biology instructor, department chair, academic dean, and Executive Vice President for Instruction/Chief Academic Officer. Chapman left CCCC in 2014 to serve as the Sr. Vice President/Chief Academic Officer of the North Carolina Community College System, a position she held for 5 years before returning to Central Carolina as president. In addition to her full-time responsibilities, Chapman also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Practice at North Carolina State University Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research as well as serving on various state and local boards.A 20-21 Aspen New Presidents Fellow, Chapman holds a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from UNC-Chapel Hill, Master of Science in Physiology from East Tennessee State University, and Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from UNC-Chapel Hill.


Robert H. “Robin” Dorff currently serves as Senior Advisor, Gables Group Strategies, Inc. and as Managing Director of Gables Group Germany, GmbH. He is also an Instructor, Coach, and Creative Director for Online Programming for The Leadership Collaborative. He specializes in formulating and applying strategy and in developing strategic leadership in higher education, non-profits, and international business. Until his retirement in 2020, Dr. Dorff spent more than 40 years in higher education that included administrative leadership roles as Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and with the rank of Full Professor of Political Science and International Affairs. He served as the General Douglas MacArthur Research Professor of National Security Affairs (2007-2012) at the U.S. Army War College with a special focus on US-Transatlantic Relations, NATO, and International Security. Prior to that he was Professor of National Security Policy and Strategy in the Department of National Security and Strategy (1997-2004), held the General Maxwell D. Taylor Chair (1999-2002), and served as Department Chair (2001-2004). Dr. Dorff also served as Executive Director of the Institute of Political Leadership in Raleigh, NC, a multi-party non-profit that worked with people interested in running for elected office. He lectures and consults frequently on strategy, leadership, and international security issues for corporate as well as national security audiences and has spoken all over the U.S. and in Canada, Europe, Africa, and Asia. He has also been a regular speaker in UNC World View Programs since 2012. Dr. Dorff is the recipient of the U.S. Army Superior Civilian Service Award, the U.S. Army Outstanding Civilian Service Medal, and the U.S. Secretary of State Distinguished Public Service Award. He received his B.A. from Colorado College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He lives in Holderness, New Hampshire.


Tim Flood is a clinical associate professor of management and corporate communication and UNC’s Kenan Flagler Business School. Dr. Flood teaches several courses on presentation skills, global communication, business writing, U.S. language and culture for international and exchange students, and segments of the Communication, Leadership and Career Management series. He is the author of MBA Fundamentals: Business Writing (Kaplan Press, 2008). He also edited The Rhetorical Dimensions of Cyberspace with Beth Baldwin (1997). His research interests include the roles of media and technology in both interpersonal and corporate communication, cross-cultural communication and global business leadership fluency.

Dr. Flood has consulted with the World Bank/IFC and Egyptian Institute of Directors on issues of corporate governance and educational outreach, and has led study trips to businesses in Egypt, Turkey, Morocco, and the United Arab Emirates. Prior to joining UNC Kenan-Flagler, Dr. Flood worked as a solutions consultant for Vanguard Cellular Systems (now part of AT&T Wireless). He received his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, his MA from Texas A&M University and his BA from the University of Maryland.


Jonathan Hartlyn is the Kenneth J. Reckford Professor of Political Science in the Department of Political Science at UNC-Chapel Hill. Jonathan Hartlyn received his B.A. from Clark University and both his M.Phil. and Ph.D. in political science from Yale University. Before coming to UNC-Chapel Hill in 1988, he taught at Vanderbilt University. His research and teaching interests are in the comparative politics of Latin America, especially with relation to questions of democratization, political institutions, political behavior, and state-society relations. He is the co-author of Latin America in the Twenty First Century: Toward a New Socio-Political Matrix (2003; Spanish publication, 2004 and Portuguese publication, 2007), and author of The Struggle for Democratic Politics in the Dominican Republic (1998; Spanish publication, 2008) and The Politics of Coalition Rule in Colombia (1988; Spanish publication, 1993). He has authored or co-authored journal articles on issues that include democratic transitions, gender and politics, migration and political parties, public opinion and institutional trust, elections and electoral governance, constitutionalism, and comparative political party systems. He received a Johnston Award for Teaching Excellence from UNC in 2010 and a Robson Award for Excellence in Graduate Instruction from UNC’s Department of Political Science in 2022. He served as Senior Associate Dean for Social Sciences and Global Programs for UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences from 2009 to 2017, and has also served at UNC as Chair of the Department of Political Science and Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies (now the Institute for the Study of the Americas). He was elected to a term as Chair of the Comparative Democratization section of the American Political Science Association, and as a member of the Executive Council of the Latin American Studies Association.


Timothy Humphrey is currently IBM’s Chief Analytics Officer. He is also the Senior State Executive for IBM in North Carolina and Senior Location Executive for IBM in Research Triangle Park, NC, one of the company’s largest sites. Tim has over 25 years of global experience with IBM and Lenovo. He has held various roles spanning hardware, software, battery technology, supply chain, acquisitions, data, and AI. He has earned numerous patents as well as management, innovation, and excellence awards for his contributions to the computing industry.

Active in the community, Tim engages in several non-profit fundraising activities, special events, and volunteer efforts. He serves as a board member for many local non-profit organizations. Tim is also a very active mentor to over 40 global professionals, students, and youth.

Tim graduated from North Carolina State University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and is a member of the North Carolina State University Electrical and Computer Engineering Hall of Fame and the North Carolina State University Board of Trustees. Tim is a North Carolina native and currently resides in Raleigh, NC.


Robert M. Jenkins is a Teaching Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His scholarly interests are in the areas of security policy, climate change, international organizations, social and political change, ethnic conflict and nationalism, and state building. A long-time specialist in Central and Eastern Europe, his expertise also includes the institutions and policies of the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). His current research includes climate change policies in the European Union and United States, the social bases of populism in post-communist Europe, and international intervention into the post-conflict Western Balkans. Dr. Jenkins has been actively involved in study abroad activities since 2001.  Recently, he directed UNC study abroad semester programs on Transatlantic security in Brussels and London in 2022 and 2023.  He regularly leads a summer program to Bosnia, Kosovo, and Vienna, Austria.  He was also faculty director of the UNC Honors semester in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2013 and 2016. From 2001 to 2015, Dr. Jenkins was Director of the UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies. Prior to joining UNC, he was an independent consultant and researcher as well as a professor at Yale University. His consulting projects included regional studies of higher education reform in East Europe countries and evaluations of academic and civic education programs in Central Europe. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1987.


Charlé LaMonica has held service to the state front and center in her work. Since 2013, LaMonica has expanded UNC World View’s support of educators and increased partnerships in both rural and urban settings. LaMonica and the World View team have led more than 21 global study visits, taking K-12 and community college educators around the world to learn about educational systems, classroom experiences, history, business and culture. Since the founding of UNC World View in 1998, more than 25,000 teachers have participated in UNC World View programs from every county in North Carolina.


Secretary of State Elaine Marshall In 1996, Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall became the first woman ever elected to a statewide, executive branch office in North Carolina and has served as President of the National Association of Secretaries of State. Voters re-elected her to a seventh term in 2020, and Governor Cooper presented her with the NC Order of the Long Leaf Pine award in 2022, the Governor’s highest award for service to the State. A former teacher, small business owner, and private practice attorney, Secretary Marshall was elected to the NC Senate before rising to statewide office.

Under Secretary Marshall’s administration, more than 1.8 million businesses have been formed, she has pioneered e-commerce in government, protected investors and intellectual property owners, and promoted financial capital formation in North Carolina.

Secretary Marshall has been very active in many civic groups in the areas of child welfare, women’s issues, and agriculture and small town economic development. She credits 4-H as an important part of her youth and received Lifetime Achievement Awards from North Carolina 4-H and in 2014 was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame .

She holds a B.S. in Home Economics from the University of Maryland and a law degree from Campbell University. She has received Honorary Doctorate Degrees from Campbell University, Lees-McRae College, Meredith College and the Republic of Moldova State University of Medicine.

Since becoming Secretary of State, she has received numerous state and national awards for leadership in technology, government innovation, and women’s leadership. These awards include:

  • The First Annual Achievement Award from the national Notary Public Administrators Section of the National Association of Secretaries of State in 2023, also named in her honor as the Jaeger-Marshall NPA Achievement Award;
  • The 2022 Champion for Children Award from the North Carolina Foundation for Public School Children;
  • The 2020 Ray of Light award from Boundless Impact for her decades of work advancing North Carolina’s Global Competitiveness;
  • The 2018 Person of the Year Award from The Women’s Business Center of North Carolina and was inducted into the North Carolina Women Business Owners Hall of Fame the same year;

She has been recognized as a leader in state trademark protection by the US Chamber of Commerce, the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition and Underwriters Laboratories — just to name a few.


Morgan Pitelka received his B.A. in East Asian Studies with honors from Oberlin College and his Ph.D. in East Asian Studies from Princeton University. Before joining the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he taught at Occidental College (2002-2010). His scholarship focuses on the history of late medieval and early modern Japan, with an emphasis on material culture, environmental history, and urban history. His new project is an environmental history of Kyoto.

Pitelka’s newest book is Reading Medieval Ruins: Urban Life and Destruction in Sixteenth-Century Japan (Cambridge University Press, 2022). Prior to this, he has published six books: Japanese Tea Culture: Art, History, and Practice (2003), Handmade Culture: Raku Potters, Patrons, and Tea Practitioners in Japan (2005),What’s the Use of Art? Asian Visual and Material Culture in Context (2007, with Jan Mrazek), Spectacular Accumulation: Material Culture, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and Samurai Sociability(2016; Winner of the 2016 Book Prize from the Southeastern Conference of the Association of Asian Studies), Kyoto Visual Culture in the Early Edo and Meiji Periods: The Arts of Reinvention (2016, with Alice Tseng), and Letters from Japan’s Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: The Correspondence of Warlords, Tea Masters, Zen Priests, and Aristocrats (2021, with Reiko Tanimura and Takashi Masuda). He also edited the four volumes of Japanese Art: Critical and Primary Sources—Material Cultures; Visual Cultures; Printed Matter; and Sites and Patrons, Knowledge and Power (2018). He serves as the coeditor of the Journal of Japanese Studies.He has received a range of support for his research, including a Watson Fellowship, funding from the Ford Foundation and the Smithsonian, a Fulbright-IIE Fellowship, a Sainsbury Postdoctoral Fellowship, an NEH Fellowship, a National Humanities Center Fellowship, and a Faculty Fellowship from the Institute for the Arts and Humanities. He serves on the American Advisory Committee of the Japan Foundation and the advisory boards of several nonprofit and educational organizations.

Lodging & Directions

A courtesy block of rooms is being held at the Rizzo Center in Chapel Hill.  You can reserve through this site. Please note that the rate for participants in the Global Education Leaders Program is available until June 3, 2024.

However, you are not obligated to stay at this property! There are several other hotels close to the Rizzo Center, so please choose what is best for you. The other closest hotels are Courtyards by Marriott Chapel Hill, or Aloft Chapel Hill.

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