Dr. Brian Stevenson to join Navitas as CEO and President of University Partnerships North America
25th Oct, 2018 Feature story:
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Brian J. R. Stevenson has been officially appointed the role of CEO and President of our University Partnerships North America division, and will commence with Navitas in January 2019 based in our Boston office.
An established leader in both academia and government, Dr. Stevenson has built an impressive record of achievements over more than two decades in campus internationalization, international relations and foreign policy.
Dr. Stevenson is currently the 2018-19 Fulbright Research Chair in the US-Mexico Studies Center of the School of Public Policy and Study at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is also a professor in the Faculty of Business Administration at Lakehead University, a comprehensive public research institution with two campuses in Ontario, Canada. Dr. Stevenson previously served as President and Vice-Chancellor of Lakehead University.
Dr. Stevenson grew up in the United States, Canada and Mexico, is fluent in English and Spanish, and holds a BA (Honours) and MA from the University of Victoria in British Columbia, and a doctorate from Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario.
“I am delighted to welcome Brian to Navitas,” remarked Navitas Group CEO and Managing Director, David Buckingham. “His strong background in international education in North America, together with his exemplary university partnership and leadership experience, and his strong cultural fit with Navitas make him an excellent appointment. We are all very much looking forward to having him on our team.”