Dr. Allan Goodman is the sixth President of IIE, the leading not-for-profit organization in the field of international educational exchange and development training. IIE administers the Fulbright program, sponsored by the United States Department of State, and 200 other corporate, government and privately-sponsored programs.
Previously, he was Executive Dean of the School of Foreign Service and Professor at Georgetown University. He is the author of books on international affairs published by Harvard, Princeton and Yale University presses and Diversity in Governance, published by the American Council on Education. Dr. Goodman also served as Presidential Briefing Coordinator for the Director of Central Intelligence and as Special Assistant to the Director of the National Foreign Assessment Center in The Carter Administration. He was the first American professor to lecture at the Foreign Affairs College of Beijing. Dr. Goodman also helped create the first U.S. academic exchange program with The Moscow Diplomatic Academy for the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs and developed the diplomatic training program of the Foreign Ministry of Vietnam.
Dr. Goodman has also served as a consultant to Ford Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the United States Information Agency, and IBM. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and has a Ph.D. in Government from Harvard, an M.P.A. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government and a B.S. from Northwestern University.
Dr. Goodman holds honorary degrees from Toyota and Chatham Universities, Mount Ida, Ramapo, Middlebury, and Dickinson colleges, and The State University of New York. He has received awards from Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Tufts and South Florida Universities. He was awarded the title of “Chevalier” of the French Légion D’Honneur in 2007.