Astrid Schmidt-King

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Secretary: Astrid currently serves as an Executive in Residence in Management and International Business for the Sellinger School of Business at Loyola University Maryland where she teaches various courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.  In addition, she is the Director of the International Business Program and the Academic Director of the Sellinger Scholars Program. Astrid serves as the chair of the Building a Better World Through Business initiative and, from 2016-2018, served as co-chair for the presidentially appointed university task force focused on global engagement.  Astrid recently authored a textbook chapter, "Foreign Law and Policy" in Law and Public Policy (Routledge, 2018). Prior to pursuing a field in higher education, Astrid was a practicing attorney in Washington, DC and New York.  Astrid was a Fulbright International Education Administrators (IEA) Seminar (Germany) recipient in 2010, a participant in the American Council on Germany's immigration delegation in Berlin in 2012 and was named a Presidential Fellow by the Association of International Education Administrators in 2013.  She currently serves on the peer review panel for the Fulbright IEA program in Germany.  

Having completed her M.A. through the IRO program at Freie University in November 2017, Astrid hopes to engage and energize the CGP alumni base so that it is a supportive resource for dialogue, networking, professional development and personal connections. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, running, reading and exploring new restaurants and wine.   A native New Yorker, Astrid lives in Baltimore with her husband