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SAFETI Online Newsletter

Volume 2, Number 2, Fall - Winter 2001/2002


Gary Rhodes, editor

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Gary Rhodes, Editor and Director
Center for Global Education
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Center for Global Education
UCLA Graduate School of
Education and Information Studies
8907 Math Sciences Building,
Box 951521
University of California, Los Angeles
Phone: (310) 206-5376

Gary Rhodes, Ph.D. is Director of the Center for Global Education at UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, and Editor of SAFETI (Safety Abroad First - Educational Travel Information) Clearinghouse. Before this, Dr. Rhodes served as Program Coordinator in the USC Office of Overseas Studies for nine years. His doctoral dissertation for his Ph.D. in Comparative and International Education Systems/Administration of Higher Education is titled Legal Issues and Higher Education: Key Issues for Institutions and Administrators (May 1994). He has served as an expert witness, written articles, given presentations, led workshops, and has been widely cited at the local, national, and international level in issues related to health and safety, risk management, and legal issues for study abroad. He has served NAFSA: Association of International Educators (NAFSA) as the Region XII (California, Nevada, and Hawaii) Representative for Study Abroad (SECUSSA) and is currently a NAFSA Professional Development Program trainer for Education Abroad Advising. He is co-author of the chapter "Legal Issues" in NAFSA's Guide to Education Abroad for Advisers and Administrators, 3rd Edition (2005). He is a Co-Chair of the SECUSSA Research Committee, as well as a member of the steering committees of the SECUSSA Committee on Underrepresentation and the Subcommittee for Data Collection.