Jonathan Achter

Jonathan Achter

Jonathan Achter

  • Assistant Director for Academic and Student Affairs
  • Ford Dorsey MA Program in International Policy Studies
(650) 725-9155 (voice)

Biography

Jonathan has been with the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy (MIP) since November 2005. His current responsibilities include academic administration, student services, finance, operations, and major events. Previously, he also managed admissions for 14 years. Prior to MIP, he worked in international education and study abroad at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Iowa State University.  His international study, work, and program leadership destinations include Australia, Mexico, Spain, and England. He holds a master's degree in educational leadership and policy studies, specializing in student development, from Iowa State University. Additionally, he completed his doctoral coursework at the University of Minnesota, which focused on higher education leadership, policy, and development for international educators.