Kassie Freeman, Ph.D.

Kassie Freeman, Ph.D., is an international scholar and a leader in American higher education


Having studied at the University of Oslo, Norway, and at the University of Vienna, Austria, she is considered a leader and scholar in the field of comparative and international education. She is a past President of The Comparative and International Education Society (the second African American to be elected to this position). She twice received the Pro Renovanda Cultura Hungariae Foundation Award, an award from the Hungarian government, to be a visiting Professor and Scholar at the Budapest University of Economic Sciences (currently renamed Corvinus University).


She has held leadership positions in a range of higher education instituion types. She was elected by the Board to serve as Interim President of the Southern University System, the nation’s only Historically Black College System. Additionally, she served as the first Dean for Academic Advancement at Bowdoin College. where she was a member of the President’s senior cabinet.


She is the author or editor of five books, and her scholarship on African Americans and College Choice is considered seminal work on the topic. Her research has appeared in the top scholarly journals in higher education.


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