Anthony Ogden, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty,
Department of Leadership and Administration

Dr. Anthony C. Ogden is a well-known and respected professional with over 25 years of experience in educational leadership.

Ogden earned a bachelor’s degree from Berea College and then later studied at the School for International Training (SIT) where he earned a master’s degree in International and Intercultural Management (MIIM), with a specialization in international education. Ogden completed a Ph.D. at The Pennsylvania State University in Educational Theory and Policy with a dual title in Comparative and International Education.  

Ogden is the founding partner of Gateway Internationl Group, an organization committed to advancing international education into the next generation of higher education. 

Earlier in his career, Ogden held leadership positions at Pennsylvania State University, where he provided oversight in the administration of education abroad and exchanges programming and worked in close cooperation with faculty and staff of all 24 Penn State campuses located throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Back in his home state of Kentucky, he served as the executive director of Education Abroad and Exchanges at the University of Kentucky, where he Ied dramatic growth in all aspects of education abroad and exchanges programming and co-founded the Kentucky Council on Education Abroad (KCEA). At Michigan State University (MSU), Ogden directed one of the largest education abroad offices in the country and provided oversight of diverse programming to support the nearly 3,000 MSU students that earn credit abroad each year.  

Ogden most recently served as the senior international officer at the University of Wyoming, where he provided leadership and vision in advancing comprehensive internationalization initiatives that are consistent with the goals, mission and resources of the University. He directly led the work of the Office of International Students and Scholars (including international student recruitment), the Office of Education Abroad, the Center for Global Studies, the English Language Center and UW in Scotland. He also served as a visiting associate professor of higher education in the College of Education.  

Ogden has been an active member of NAFSA: Association of International Educators since 1996, through which he has given numerous presentations, workshops and webinars on various aspects of international education. Ogden is also actively involved with the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA), the European Association of International Education (EAIE), and The Forum on Education Abroad. Ogden has served on numerous boards focused on higher education and was a founding member of the Fund for Education Abroad.   

A noted educational expert by the U.S. Department of State, Ogden has conducted formal educational program evaluations in 25 countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe and is frequently invited to provide international education consulting and support services to numerous universities and organizations, most recently with Dartmouth College, the Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst, and the Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes (CMEPIUS), Slovenia’s national agency for advancing  international student and scholar mobility.

As an educator, scholar and three-time Fulbright recipient, Ogden has actively pursued engagement in research and scholarship that informs practice.  He has numerous publications to his credit, including the very widely read essay, “The View from the Veranda: Understanding Today’s Colonial Student” (2007). His recent publications include two co-edited books focused on the emerging issue of scholar-practitioners in international higher education (Symposium Books, 2016) and integrating education abroad into the undergraduate curriculum (Stylus, 2019). His newest book provides a comprehensive compendium on international education research(Routledge, 2020.)He serves as an external reviewer for numerous scholarly journals, including the Journal of Studies in International Education and the Journal of International Students. Ogden regularly teaches and offers seminars around the world on topics related to international education and global engagement.

Ogden has lived in Japan, Australia and Cameroon and has professional experience in over 80 countries. He is married to his lifelong partner, whom he met in Japan many years ago.  In his spare time, Ogden enjoys traveling, reading, and the outdoors.  

Education

  • Doctorate in Educational Theory and Policy
    The Pennsylvania State University
  • Degree in International Education and Training
    School for International Training
  • Bachelor's in Psychology
    Berea College

Research Interests

A scholar-practitioner of higher education, Ogden has actively pursued applied research and scholarship opportunities with the explicit goal of informing the emerging profession of international education. His publications have intentionally aligned with the evolving needs of the profession and have been influenced by the increasing sophistication and complexity of international education research.  

Program Affiliations

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of a wide range of curriculum development and instructional methods that can improve teaching and learning in diverse educational settings.

64

Semester Credits

View Details

Ed.D. in Instructional Technology Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of methods of instructional technology for a wide range of educational settings. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

64

Semester Credits

View Details

Ed.D. in Leadership Doctor of Education

The Doctor of Education in Leadership program is designed to help you advance your leadership and research skills within your chosen discipline, whatever that may be. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

64

Semester Credits

View Details

Ed.D. in Public Health Education Doctor of Education

The customizable Doctorate in Public Health Education is designed for healthcare educators and professionals who wish to address public health issues through education in local, national and international communities at the post-master’s level.

64

Semester Credits

View Details

Ed.D. in Second Language Instruction Doctor of Education

The Doctorate of Education in Second Language Instruction is designed for professionals with a master’s degree who wish to advance their second language instruction skills and knowledge at the post-master’s level. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

Students will gain experience as a scholar practitioner with the necessary skills to utilize innovative curriculum, current technology, and instruction methods relevant to second language learners’ educational needs in a variety of professional settings. Students engage in scholarly research throughout the coursework to support their final dissertation at the end of their program.

64

Semester Credits

View Details

Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction degree is for leaders who wish to advance their skills in curriculum development and instructional methods at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation.

34

Semester Credits

View Details

Ed.S. in Instructional Technology Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Instructional Technology degree for leaders who want to advance their knowledge in instructional technology at the post-master’s level without needing to complete a dissertation. You will use theoretical foundations and current real-world practices to support the development of relevant technology that meet the needs of diverse learners.

34

Semester Credits

View Details

Ed.S. in Leadership Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Leadership degree is designed for leaders who wish to pursue advanced training at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation. You will learn advanced leadership skills and competencies that will make you a more effective leader.

34

Semester Credits

View Details

Ed.S. in Public Health Education Educational Specialist

The Education Specialist in Public Health Education degree is designed for educators and healthcare professionals who wish to address public health issues through education in local, national and international communities at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation.

34

Semester Credits

View Details

Ed.S. in Second Language Instruction Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist in Second Language Instruction is for professionals with a master’s degree who wish to advance their second language instruction skills and knowledge at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation. Students will become more effective leaders in the field of Second Language Instruction through in-depth knowledge of research-based theories of language acquisition, assessment and instructional methods, strategies that promote cultural understanding, and current best practices to meet the needs of second language learners across diverse educational settings.

34

Semester Credits

View Details

M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Master of Education

This program provides PreK-12 educators with a thorough background of current scientific research and pedagogy to help them learn how students learn. It is designed around the “learn, apply, assess” model to maximize gains in student performance.

34

Semester Credits

View Details

M.Ed. in Educational Business Administration Master of Education

The Master of Education in Educational Business Administration program was designed for those who want to develop business and leadership skills in an educational setting. Framed by the standards from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO), the program prepares strategic leaders for senior administrative positions in a variety of settings including public, charter, and private schools, as well as community colleges and other educational institutions or learning organizations.

35

Semester Credits

View Details

M.Ed. in Educational Technology Master of Education

The Master of Education in Educational Technology program prepares educators and other professionals to serve as technology leaders by teaching them to track trends and leverage technology as an effective tool to support learning and meet the needs of school staff, teachers, and students.

34

Semester Credits

View Details

M.Ed. in Elementary Education Master of Education

Specifically designed for elementary teachers who wish to advance their expertise and skills, the Master of Education in Elementary Education degree will build on their current understanding of young students’ learning needs and introduce them to new ways of incorporating technology into the classroom.

34

Semester Credits

View Details

M.Ed. in English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education Master of Education

The Master of Education in English as a Second Language and Bilingual program addresses the needs of teachers who are interested in working with linguistically and culturally diverse non-native English speakers. It is aligned to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards: English as a New Language.

34

Semester Credits

View Details

M.Ed. in Higher Education Master of Education

Designed for individuals who wish to advance their skills or career in higher education, this program focuses on the ever-changing global, economic, and technological environments that impact the field of higher education.

34

Semester Credits

View Details

M.Ed. in Instructional Design and Technology Master of Education

This degree is designed for students wishing to use technology to pursue a career in instructional design. You will learn how to evaluate, develop, and implement effective instructional design in a variety of educational settings.

31

Semester Credits

View Details

M.Ed. in Integrated Curriculum Master of Education

This program will help K-12 educators enhance their curriculum in order to improve student performance, close achievement gaps, and prepare students for the future workplace. You will learn how to utilize technology, collaborative environments, and other integrated resources to foster high levels of student achievement and performance.

31

Semester Credits

View Details

M.Ed. in Literacy Master of Education

This program is designed for educators who wish to bring systematic change to schools seeking to improve or enhance reading instruction. You will learn how to develop a supportive curriculum that helps students and teachers meet important reading milestones.

31

Semester Credits

View Details

M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership Master of Education

This degree is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools to help other teachers reach their full potential. You’ll learn to interpret research on leadership models, teacher evaluation, and motivation, and use it to develop professional learning opportunities that promote continuous improvement

31

Semester Credits

View Details

M.Ed. in Teaching English Learners Master of Education

English language learners are the fastest growing student population and educators need specialized training to work with them effectively. This program is built to help teachers reach these students, bridge cultural gaps, and differentiate their curriculum according to individual student needs.

31

Semester Credits

View Details

M.A. in Elementary Teaching Master of Arts

The Master of Arts in Elementary Teaching degree is designed for those who want to be elementary teachers but have bachelor’s degrees in non-education fields. By building a solid foundation in elementary education, you’ll earn a master’s degree and be prepared for a career of working with young learners.

34

Semester Credits

View Details

M.A. in Secondary Teaching Master of Arts

The Master of Arts in Secondary Teaching is designed for students who have bachelor’s degrees in non-education fields but want to be teachers at the secondary level. By building a solid foundation in secondary education, you’ll earn a master’s degree and be prepared for a career in teaching at the secondary level.

34

Semester Credits

View Details

Certificate in Higher Education Certificate

This program is designed for students wishing to learn more about the key areas of higher education. Students will learn about relevant higher education topics that will allow them to advance their knowledge and career in higher education.

18

Semester Credits

View Details

Micro-Credential in Community College Leadership Micro-Credential

This micro-credential centers on the unique needs of leadership in a community college setting. With the growing cost of higher education, local institutions will serve a greater role in supporting student achievement, enabling them to complete degrees for career options which may not exist today. Consideration is given to the historical development of the two-year college in light of the economic dynamics existing in the 21st century and how change is needed to build community relationships, service students, and sustain institutional growth.

9

Semester Credits

View Details

Micro-Credential in International Education Micro-Credential

This International Education micro-credential is intended to prepare and equip leaders with skills, knowledge and a theoretical foundation to address international education and transnational dimensions of learning. It is well suited to those aspiring to work in the field of international education, spanning international schools, institutions of higher education, international organizations, international aid agencies, global foundations, and non-profit organizations among others. Designed to complement and support professional agendas, the course provides a broad overview of international dimensions of education, introducing students to international development policy, international aid, refugee education, international organizations, global foundations, cross-national studies of education, international migration, and global pedagogy and curricula. Students will also learn strategies and gain experience in conducting comparative research and cross-national policy analysis.

9

Semester Credits

View Details