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Justin Jeffery

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PhD, 2021

Justin Jeffery earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from Kent State University (OH). Prior to starting his doctoral work at IHE, Jeffery worked two years at Georgia Southern University as the Assistant Director of Student Activities where he was responsible for large campus programming, student organization development, and spirit and tradition initiatives. Prior to his work at Georgia Southern, Jeffery spent three years working in Doha, Qatar, for the Qatar Foundation serving in multiple functional areas including residence life, leadership and service, and campus programming. His research interests include internationalization efforts in higher education, town-gown relations and its impact on institutional growth, and higher education governance structures.

Jeffery currently serves as the assistant vice president for the division of student affairs at Texas A&M University. He previously was the director of international student life at UGA and volunteered with NASPA as the State Director for Georgia.

News Featuring Justin Jeffery

by Jewel Caruso

Ben Cecil (PhD 2022) and Justin Jeffery (PhD 2021) co-authored an article recently published in the Journal of Higher Education Policy and Leadership Studies. The paper, "International Student Engagement: Closing Gaps and…

Justin Jeffery will join Texas A&M University on August 2 as the assistant vice president for the division of student affairs.

In his new position, Justin will serve a variety of roles, including chief of staff to the vice president for student…

With the onset of the pandemic, higher education was forced to adapt to online and hybrid education, and international students were significantly affected by these changes.

The Global Alliance for International Student Advancement (GAISA) recently…

IHE PhD student Justin Jeffery was recognized as an "unsung hero" in a recent UGA Today article for his work assisting international students during the COVID pandemic.

The IHE Community Supports Four Scholarships that Directly Assist Student Research

Justin Jeffery (IHE PhD student), Dominique Quarles (PhD 2019), and Sayamon Singto (Division of Academic Enhancement) have received a grant to explore “the connection between acculturation and educational attainment in first and second generation immigrant…

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