James D. Greenberg, Ph.D., is Senior Fellow at the Office of International Initiatives. He was founding director of the University of Maryland Center for Teaching Excellence as well as the founding Honors director in the College of Education. He has been a faculty member and administrator in Education at the University for more than 40 years. Recently, he also served as a Fulbright Senior Scholar in South Africa, Senior Fellow at the National Center for Urban Partnerships (NCUP) in New York, as Visiting Fellow at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, and as invited keynote speaker and workshop leader a number of U.S. and international conferences. Dr. Greenberg has been an invited speaker and workshop leader in Ecuador for many years, where the first Diplomado in University Teaching in Ecuador – designed and taught by Dr. Greenberg, Dr. Roberta Lavine, and colleagues – was recently completed. In 2007, he received the honor of Profesor Emerito from the Universidad Tecnológica Equinnoccial in Quito. He is also the recipient of several University of Maryland teaching awards, and in 2006, Dr. Greenberg was named a Merrill Presidential Scholar faculty mentor. Dr. Greenberg received the Distinguished Leadership Award from the College of Education in 2008, and he was also a keynote speaker at the International Society for Teacher Education conference in Australia in 2008 as well as a keynote speaker at the Second International Congress on University Teaching at the Universidad de Concepción, Chile, in January, 2009. In November, 2009, he received the University of Maryland Distinguished International Service award.