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Klingemann Chosen for Leadership Academy

January 07, 2013

Dr. John E. Klingemann, an assistant professor of history at Angelo State University, has been selected for the Executive Leadership Academy (ELA) sponsored this spring by the Center for Studies in Higher Education and the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education.

ELA is an intensive training institute for higher education faculty and administrators.  Candidates are nominated for the academy based upon their interest in and potential for serving in executive positions in higher education.

Klingemann will attend the academy March 18-22 at the University of California at Berkeley.  The theme for this year’s academy is “Ten Years from Now:  Leading in a Multicultural Environment,” and the participants will examine the expanding impact of information technology, the forces of globalization in higher education, the reduction of public funding for higher education and the implications of rapid demographic changes worldwide.

The Center for Studies in Higher Education is a multidisciplinary research and policy center on higher education focused on state, national and international issues in education.  The center is a unit of the University of California at Berkeley.  The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education is dedicated to increasing Hispanic faculty in higher education, addressing Hispanic issues in the larger academic community, and recognizing the achievements and accomplishments of Hispanics in higher education.

Klingemann joined the ASU faculty in 2007 with academic specializations in the United States-Mexico border, modern Mexico and Latin American history.  He has conducted research on 20th-century social movements, the Villismo movement in northern Mexico and the Mexican Revolution of 1910 with an emphasis in Chihuahua, Coahuila and Durango.

Klingemann holds both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history from Sul Ross State University and his doctorate in history from the University of Arizona.  While at the University of Arizona, he was awarded a Fulbright-García Robles Fellowship to Mexico for 2006-07, as well as a Tinker Fellowship for Graduate Research in Latin America for 2005.

Additionally, Klingemann has been a fellow of the National Summer Institute on Promoting Multicultural Excellence in the Academy at the University of Denver as well as a graduate school minority fellow and a Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute fellow, both at the University of Arizona.

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