Vice President, Frost Campus Manoj Patankar, Ph.D. has announced the formation of a Center for Intercultural Studies and named associate professor of history Michal Rozbicki as its first director (SLU News, July 15, 2011).
Michal Rozbicki, Ph.D.
Director,Center for Intercultural Studies
The Center for Intercultural Studies: The Center's mission is three-fold: to foster comprehensive, interpretive research on the interactions among distinct cultures; to provide training in intercultural leadership; and to promote the building of bridges among the various cultures of the world. Faculty affiliated with the center will conduct research on the nature of intercultural encounters, develop related courses and programs of study, and develop leadership for the promotion of intercultural collaboration with the ultimate goal to be the fostering of greater mutual understanding among peoples of different backgrounds.