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About Kati Bell

Kati Bell has over 15 years working in the field of international education at five universities in three different countries. Most recently she worked at San Jose State University coordinating the faculty led overseas programs and serving as the assistant director for study abroad programs. Previous to SJSU, Kati worked for the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, managing the administrative side of an on-campus research institute. Additionally, she spent seven years coordinating the Study Abroad programs at San Francisco State University, while finishing her MA in German literature.
Through the US Peace Corps, Kati also taught English and American culture studies in Zhytomir, Ukraine. Kati's professional focus is on comprehensive campus internationalization and she is looking forward to contributing her knowledge in this area to engage the faculty and students of Dominican University of California.


2011 Present Director, Dominican University of California Global Education Office
20092011 Associate Director, San Jose State University ‐ Study Abroad & Exchange Programs
20082009 Institute Manager, Queensland University of Technology ‐ Institute of Creative Industries & Innovation
20012007 Assistant Director, San Francisco State University ‐ Study Abroad and Exchange Programs
20002001 Study Abroad Advisor, University of Texas at Austin ‐ Study Abroad Office
19971999 Teacher Trainer and Conference Coordinator, Zhitomir Pedagogic University (United States Peace Corps) ‐ Faculty of Foreign Languages

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Honors and Awards

  • Fulbright Award, 2015
  • Doctoral Research Grant “Promising Research” Award, San Francisco State University, 2012


2013 Ph.D., San Francisco State University ‐ Educational Leadership
2002 M.A., San Francisco State University ‐ German Literature
1993 B.A., California State University, Sacramento ‐ Germanic Studies
19911992 Undergraduate Exchange Student, Karl Ruprect Universität, Heidelberg, Germany

Contact Information

Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901



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