Dr. Jason Scorza

Vice Provost for International Education and Global Learning of Fairleigh Dickinson University

United States of America

Jason A. Scorza is Vice Provost for International Education and Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey (USA).  In this capacity he oversees international global learning programs and international initiatives.  Scorza also is Deputy Secretary-General of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) and a member of the United Nations/IAUP Commission on Disarmament Education, Conflict Resolution and Peace.

Scorza is a major contributor to Fairleigh Dickinson’s global education and distance learning initiatives and is co-recipient of the Instructional Technology Council (ITC) award for Outstanding Online Course and recipient of the Sloan Consortium Award for Excellence in Online Teaching.  Under his leadership, Fairleigh Dickinson University was recognized with a 2009 Spotlight Award by NAFSA: Association of International Educators for its exceptional use of technology to promote campus internationalization.  His work in the area of distance learning has been featured in The New York Times and The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

Scorza is the main curriculum coordinator for the WISE Program on Education Leadership.  He has served as an advisor to the African Union Department of Human ResourcesScienceand Technology for the development of the Pan African University (PAU), a member of the Board of the Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO), and a member of the Board of the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation (FAF.  He also is a member of the American Council on Education (ACE) Internationalization Collaborative Advisory Board. 

Scorza earned his Ph.D. in Politics at Princeton University and is author of a book, Strong Liberalism: Habits of Mind for Democratic Citizenship (Tufts University Press, 2007), as well as articles appearing in journals including Political Theory, The Review of Politics, Theory and Research in Education, and the International Journal of Politics and Ethics.