Faculty Spotlight

Jean Russell
Jean Russell

Dr. Russell is Regional Academic Director for Webster University's National Capital Region, where she brings into play a collaborative style, understanding of curriculum, and focus on global education. In her former role as Vice President for International and Domestic Development for Wings of Hope, she traveled extensively in South America and Africa, living and working among indigenous tribes to understand firsthand their struggles and authoring proposals to fund initiatives for health care, education, and sustainable community development. Because of her pioneering work, Wings of Hope received a Nobel Peace Prize nomination in 2012.